Nina Scheidmantel, 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 into the pre-college program at the college of music in Würzburg, where she continued to study Bachelor and Master with her professor Silke-Thora Matthies. 2017-2018 she studied at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest with Attila Némethy and Jenő Jandó. Participation in various masterclasses for example with Silke Avenhaus, Lázló Borbély, Martin Stadtfeld and Boris Berman complete her education. Currently she is doing her Concert Exam in the class of Prof. Ana Mirabela Dina.
At the age of 10 she already 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 to many cities in Germany, but also to other European countries and China. In 2012 she played a concert at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing with such a remarkable success that she got invited again two years later to perform a concert tour throughout the country with a concert in Zhongshan Concert Hall as a highlight. In October 2016 she made her first appearance with a piano recital at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Nina got to play as a soloist with a number of reputable orchestras such as the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bad Reichenhall or the Philharmonic Orchestra of Coburg, conducted by Arn Goerke, Roland Kluttig and Christian Simonis.
She won several prices at German-wide competitions and received 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 on duos with violin. Being invited to the international Chambermusic Festival Pablo Casals in Prades, she worked together with the Artis Quartett and the Shanghai Quartett. With her duo-partner Samira Spiegel she performed numerous concerts. In 2015 they got admitted to the foundation of Yehudi Menuhin “Live Music Now Franken e.V.” and in 2019 they won the furtherance prize of the Fischer-Flach-Competition.