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Pianist Michal Dírer /1984/

      He graduated an elementary music education at Primary Arts School in Nitrianske Pravno. From 2000, he studied at Žilina Conservatory in the piano class of Mgr. art. Darina Andrejková up to 2004 and in the class of Mgr. art. Darina Švárna up to 2006. Since his study at Primary Arts School he has participated in various regional and national competitions /Ivan Balla Festival, Slovak Competition of Dezider Kardoš/.
In 2003 he obtained the third prize in the 1. Category within the Competition of the Slovak Conservatories Students. He graduated piano courses "Musica arvenzis" in Dolný Kubín that were headed by Mgr. Peter Čerman.
In 2004, he participated in International Competition of Franz Schubert in Jeseník /CZ/ and also in International Piano Courses in Brno that were headed by Ass. Prof. Jirí Skovajsa. First cooperation with Slovak Radio in 2004 – “Studio of young interprets”. He also cooperated with Žilina State Chamber Orchestra conducted by Karol Kevický and with Artur Malawski Philharmonic in Rzeszów /PL/. In 2007 and 2008 he graduated piano courses in Bratislava that were headed by Drahomíra Biligová (Conservatorio dell´Aquila, Italy). In 2010 he participated in 9th International 'Th. Leschetizky' Piano-Master Course 'Idea-Image-Technique' in Rzeszów /PL/ that were headed by: Stefan Kutrzeba / Ylä-Satakunta College of Music Parkano, Finland/ , Oxana Rapita / M. Lysenko' State Academy of Music in Lviv (Ukraine) /, Katarzyna Stankowska /PL/, Hubert Rutkowski /PL/, Michal Szczepanski / Academy of Music in Wroclaw,PL/ a Jerzy Sterczyński / F. Chopin University of Warsaw, PL/. In 2010 active participant in “Chopin – The Bridge” project in which participated three european cities: polish Zator, hungarian Berekfürdõ and slovakian Bojnice, another cooperation with Slovak Radio. He cooperated with the Nitra Royal Wine Route Organisation /2CD records, projects Music and Wine/.. In chamber music he cooperate with opera solistán Všetečka-Konstanty and Bakyta. Cooperation with the clarinetist Jakub Žufka includes the first CD record. Second CD records of his own works were born in september 2010. He also cooperate with „Ordo Equestris Vini Europae“ , with European Wine Knights State and International Forum of Wine Culture.
Long term cooperation with violinist Miroslav Baloga included recording CD "Krutsa Nova" (2016) and concerts in Slovakia and abroad. With World music trio (leaded by M.Baloga) represented Michal Direr Slovak Republic on Expo 2015 Milan, Italy. Same year he became a member of Piano trio of Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina. In 2013 founded "Michal Direr Trio" (Dusan Vrubel bass, Juraj Vrubel drums).
He graduated the University of Performing Arts in Bratislava within the class of Ass. Prof. Ivan Gajan. Currently he is pedagogically active on Conservatory in Žilina.

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