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As the daughter of Argentine-Croat pianist parents, Milena Marton (born Ivandic) has been steeped in music literally from the cradle. She started playing both piano and violin at the age of six and gave her first public concert at the age of eight.


Milena Marton is a Scholarship Holder of the Cusanuswerk as well as of the prestigious YEHUDI MENUHIN Live Music Now - Foundation. Additionally, she has been granted a scholarship from the Richard-Wagner-Stipendienstiftung in 2014.


She was admitted as a Young Student with both piano and violin at the age of 14 at the Karlsruhe University of Music. Since 2010 she has studied at the University of Music in Mannheim, where she was awarded an excellent final grade at her Bachelor of Music Degree in 2013 as well as at her Master of Music Degree in 2015. She completed -as well with best marks - her postgraduate studies with Prof. Robert Benz in the Ensemble playing for piano duet course.


Milena Marton received formative musical impulses from Julia Fischer, Jerome Rose and Kurt Pahlen. She took numerous international master classes and appeared in Festivals in Germany, Mexico, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Spain.


The young artist is First-Prize German Federal Award winner of the competition Youth Makes Music and has won some 25 national and international awards, among which, Second Prize at the International Piano Competition Rome, First Prize of the French Embassy in Mexico City, First Prize of the Tone Artist’ Guild in Baden-Württemberg and First Prize at the International Summer Academy of Solsonés in Spain. Furthermore, she has been awarded with the Second Prize at the Competition Musical Talents 2008, the Sponsorship Award Bad Herrenalb and the Bach Prize at the International Festival of Bad Herrenalb.


As soloist and requested chamber musician, she appeared in the concert series Stars of Tomorrow, KulturPur of BASF and Young Talents, and was invited to the Heidelberg Chamber Music Festival and the Festival Llao Llao under the auspices of Martha Argerich.


Milena Marton played as a soloist with several german orchestras such as the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra under Sebastian Tewinkel. She made her South America debut in September of 2011 with the Ciudad de los Reyes Orchestra led by Marnix Willem Steffen in Lima, Peru. There she performed on the same evening Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto.


Milena Marton plays on a violin from the German luthier Martin Schleske.