Olga Šroubková (1993) has been playing the violin since the age of 4 years, when her mother, Rimma Kotmelová, a graduate from the Moscow Conservatory in the class of prof. Viktor Pikajzen, began to teach her. At the age of eight she continued her studies at the Music School of the City of Prague in the class of prof. Jiři Fišer, with whom she graduated from the Secondary School of Jan Neruda with a music focus and subsequently from the Prague Conservatory.

                Her earlier achievements include 2nd prize in the competition of Prague Junior Note in 2001 and 3rd prize and two 2nd prizes in the Kocian Violin Competition. In 2006 she performed at the concert to the 110th anniversary since the establishment of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, together with its members, and in 2008 she performed at a concert with the members of the Czech Chamber Orchestra. In the Rudolfinum, she also performed three times with master Josef Suk (Vivaldi concertos for four or two violins) and three times as a soloist; for the first time in 2008 (C. Saint-Saëns - Introduction and Rondo capriccioso), and for the second time in 2010 (F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Concerto in E minor), most recently in 2012 (J. Sibelius - Concerto in D minor) in the cycle of Josef Suk presents young talents.

                 At the Competition Rehearsal of conservatories and music classes of secondary schools in 2001 she was awarded the first prize and the title of the absolute winner and in 2013 she won the 1st prize at the International Competition BRAVO! in Namur in Belgium. In the same year she also won the 2nd prize and a special prize of EMCY at the International Competition for Violin, Kloster Schöntal in Germany. In November 2013 she won the competition of Bohuslav Martinů Foundation and also won the prize for the best interpretation of Bohuslav Martinů piece. In 2014 she graduated from the Prague Conservatory by a graduation concert with the orchestra. She performed the concert written by P. I. Tchaikovsky. Between 2014 and 2015 she auditioned for the position of a concert master of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and on the basis of advancing to the second and then to the third round, on several occasions she had an opportunity to act as a guest concert master of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.

               Since October 2014 she has been studying at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hannover under the guidance of prof. Adam Kostecki. In September 2015 she became a laureate of two international competitions in China - Zhuhai International Competition for Young Musicians (4th prize) and Chengdu International Violin Competition (1st prize). Recently, in September 2016 she won the 1st prize at the international competition "Rodolfo Lipizer Prize" in Gorizia, Italy and also won several special prizes (the prize for best interpretation of W. A. Mozart, the prize for the best interpretation of R. Lipizer, the audition prize and the prize for the best cooperation with piano).

In may 2017, Olga won first prize on Prague Spring International Violin competition. In addition, she received prize for the best interpretation of Bohuslav Martinů piece and best interpretation of contemporary piece. In June 2017, Olga became laureate of Michael Hill Violin Competition on New Zeland. Besides 4th place, she was awarded for the best interpretation of contemporary piece.


Olga Šroubková děkuje NADACI ŽIVOT UMĚLCE za poskytnutí příspěvku na studium v zahraničí, který obdržela na letní semestr 2018.