Nina Scheidmantel, born in 1992, a young German-Chinese pianist from Coburg, started her musical career at the age of six taught by Prof. Alla Schatz. When she was 15 years old, she got accepted in the Precollege program at the college of music in Würzburg, where she continued to study in 2011 with her professor Silke-Thora Matthies.
Already at age of 10 she performed her first solo-concert. 2006 she got invited by the “Bayrischer Rundfunk” to a workshop in Munich with the world famous pianist Lang Lang. Countless concerts led her to many cities in Germany, but also to other European countries and China. In Beijing 2012 she had a concert in the Central Conservatory of Music with such a remarkable success, that she got invited again two years later. In Oktober 2016 she performed at Carnegie Hall for the first time.
Nina got to play as a soloist with several youth orchestras from the Ukraine, Latvia and Coburg and opened many “Musikreihen” and Festivals. She won several prices at German competitions and got scholarships by the “Richard Wagner Verband Coburg e.V.” and the “Deutsche Johann-Strauß-Gesellschaft e.V.”.
Besides the solo career she has her attention on chamber music especially duos with violin and oboe. With her duo-partner Samira Spiegel she gave a lot of concerts and they even got admitted to the foundation of Yehudi Menuhin “Live Music Now Franken e.V.”.
Critics in the press said: “the virtuosity, the ability to inspire the audience and the intensity to present the music characterizes the young pianist.”