Izabela Wiktoria Oliwia Torfs Imka Piano Awards

Izabela Wiktoria Oliwia Torfs was born in 12 December 2012 in Antwerp,  Belgium. She is bilingual as her mother is Polish and her father Belgian. She  also speaks English. 

She started learning violin from Serdar Erkmenis in May 2019 (Vioolschool  Leidschenveen), and in July 6 2019 she had her very first public concert  (Student concert of Vioolschool Leidschenveen), where she enjoyed the the  attention of the public. 

In September 2019, Izabela added piano to her curriculum by joining  the Pianoschool Haagse Lande, under tutorship of Hulya Keser.  Due to the Covid 19, Izabela was following both violin and piano lessons  through Skype since the beginning of the pandemic.  

In the summer of 2021, she also added vocal lessons to her curriculum. The  singing classes are held by Kasia Olechno.  

Izabela likes a broad spectrum of artists, such as, A. Vivaldi, F. Chopin, O.  Rieding, J.H. Fiocco, R. Schumann, but also A. Walker, and Y. Tiersen. She  enjoys both classical pieces as well as pop music. At times, she even  composes some small pieces for piano or violin. 

In her spare time, Izabela enjoys rollerblades, reading books, comics, and  construction things with Lego. She is an animal and nature lover. 

Awards: 

1st Prize Winner in violin in 2022 International Music Competition “Vienna  and London’ Grand Prize Virtuoso; 

1st Prize Winner in piano in 2022 International Music Competition “Vienna  and London’ Grand Prize Virtuoso; 

1st price in piano in Imka Internet Music Competition 2022 in Category  Kids1»9-10 years old; 

1st price in violin in Imka Internet Music Competition  

2021 in Category «Prodigy Kids»: up to 8 years old; 

1st price in piano in Imka Internet Music  

Competition 2021 in Category «Prodigy Kids»: up to 8 years old; 

Passed to 2nd round in violin with Distinction in Music@e-Contest  international online music contest  2021 in category B (Aged 6-8); 
 —Gold Award in the second round; 

— Passed to 2nd round in piano with Distinction in Music@e-Contest  international online music contest  2021 in category B (Aged 6-8); 
 —Silver Award the second round; 

1st price in violin in Music Online Competition (MCO) Paris Opus 2021 in  category I (2012 and younger); 

1st price in piano in Music Online Competition (MCO) Paris Opus 2021 in  category I (2012 and younger); 

3rd price in violin in VII Odin International Music Online Competition 2021 in  group of 7-8 years; 
 

3rd price in piano in VII Odin International Music Online  

Competition 2021 in group of 7-8 years; 

Honourable Mentioned in piano in VII Odin International Music Online  Competition 2021 in older group of 9-10 years; 

Public Vote price in De Muziekwedstrijd April 2020 (playing her the very  first concerto)

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