Biography


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 in 2011 with her professor Silke-Thora Matthies. Currently she studies at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest with Attila Némethy. Participation in various masterclasses for example with Silke Avenhaus, Lázló Borbély and Jenő Jandó complete her education.

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 orchestras from the
Ukraine, Latvia and Coburg and opened many concert series and
festivals. She won several prices at Germanwide 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 and oboe. 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
and they lately got admitted to the foundation of Yehudi Menuhin
“Live Music Now Franken e.V.”.