The first victory of a Ukrainian musician at the Louis Spore International Violin Competition.

From October 26 to November 4, 2022, the 10th Louis Spohr International Competition for Young Violinists was held in Germany. This jubilee competition became a landmark for Ukraine, because for the first time in the history of the competition, a young Ukrainian female – Margarita Pochebut, who studies at the KSML named after M.V. Lysenko. The Louis Spohr Competition was founded at the Franz Liszt Weimar University of Music in 1995 and is one of the most prestigious competitions for talented violinists under the age of 21. The international jury selects the best violinists in three qualifying rounds and three age categories. The total prize fund of the competition is 16,000 euros. In addition, the regulations of the competition provide for special prizes and awards, as well as solo concerts of the participants and performances accompanied by an orchestra. This year, 113 participants from Europe, America, Asia and even Australia took part in the competition. Margarita Pochebut was among them. She won Second Prize in the first age category! We sincerely congratulate the contestant and wish her further creative achievements. Thanks to such talented students, the glory of Ukraine is multiplied throughout the world!