Sofia Stefania Salajan

Name and surname:         SOFIA ŞTEFANIA SĂLĂJAN

Place and date of birth:    June 6, 1999

Contact:                            tel. +40 0745409287; email:

Residence:                        Loc. Breazu, no.16, Com. Rediu, Jud. Iaşi, Romania, cod 707406

Education:                       Since 2006, I have attended the courses of the Nationa College of Arts “Octav Băncilă”, Iași, Romania, and I am currently a student in ninth grade. I have also started studying piano with prof. dr. Roxana Ota since 2006, age 7.

Since I started studying the piano, nine years ago, I continuously progressed and  reached a performance level in this domain. I was able to achieve this under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Roxana Ota. I participated in numerous national and international competitions, recitals, charity concerts, concerts with orchestra and masterclasses with reputable pianists from the country and from abroad. My work had been rewarded with numerous prizes and diplomas (30 prizes, from which 15 1st prizes, 7 excellence diplomas and 2 mentions.)


Artistic résumé

International piano competitions:

2014 – ”Malta International Music Competition” organized by the Central Academy of Arts –Malta – Youth Category II (13-17 years) – Third prize

2013 – „Concours International de Piano de la Ville de Gagny” – France – „Jeunes Solistes” Category – Second Prize

2010Concours International de Piano  ”Simone Delbert Fevrier” Nice, France – Jeunes Talents Category –  First Prize

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 – International piano competition “Piano Artis” Iași, Romania – First Prize and Special Prize and Award granted by Radio – Iasi

2013 – International Competition “Millenium Piano” Bucharest, Romania – First Prize

2012 – International Competition of Interpretation ” Romantic Miniature” Galați, Romania – First Prize

2011 – International Competition “PRO PIANO-ROMANIA” – Bucharest – First Prize

2010, 2009 – International Competition of Interpretation “George Georgescu” Tulcea, Romania – First Prize

2009 – International Competition for Vocal and Instrumental Performance “Viva la Musica” – Zalau, Romania – First Prize


National piano competitions:

2014 – National Olympiad on Instrumental Performance – First Prize

2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 – Festival “Friends of Music / Pro Piano – Romania” – Diploma of Excellence and Special Prize at every festival

2013 – National Piano Competition “Carl Czerny“- Piatra Neamț, Romania – First Prize

2012, 2011 – National Competition “Victor Giuleanu” to National University of Music – Bucharest – First Prize, Second Prize

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 – Regional competition for Instrumental Performance – First Prize to each edition

2008 – National piano competition ” Remember Dinu Lipatti” – University of Music Iași – First Prize

Master Classes:

2014 – Malta International Music MasterClasses and Concerts – with Dr. Stefano Miceli, Italy

  • Masterclasses with prof. Larisa Jar from Chisinău, Moldova
  • Masterclasses with prof. Josu Okinena, San Sebastien, Spain

2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, – Masterclasses with prof. Andreas Henkel, Germany

2010 – Masterclasses with prof.dr. Monica Noveanu, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Concert for piano and orchestra:

2014- with Instrumental Orchestra of the Botoșani Philharmonic

2012 with Instrumental Orchestra of the Musical Theatre “Nae Leonard” , Galati

2011with Instrumental Orchestra of the National College of Art ”O. Bancila” Iași


2013,2011 – recital in Square Festival “George Enescu” Bucharest

2014, 2013 – recital – Charity Concert “Art for the Soul” organized by the Cultural Association “Bogdan Ota” to Botoșani, Cluj- Napoca, Iași

2013 – recital – Charity concert “Sounds of Joy” organized by Save the Children, Crom Art at Culture House of Students, Iași

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010recitals organized by the Cultural Foundation “Remember Enescu”, to Iași, Bârlad, Bacău, București

2013 – charity piano recital “To give life to a piano“, organized by Mrs. prof. Roxana Ota. Thus we were able to raise funds for our Bluthner grand piano restoration, which is 80 years old.