Victoria Mavromoustaki
Born in Limassol, Cyprus, Victoria began studying violin at the age of three under Professor Andreas Konstantinou, and made her début recital at the age of seven. Showing a precocious talent, she won numerous awards and prizes including, in 1999, a scholarship to study at the Purcell School of Music in the UK. During her time there she studied with Maciej Rakowsky and was showcased in numerous concerts given by the school.

In 2001, she enrolled at the Royal College of Music to study with professor Itzhak Rashkovsky and graduated with a BMus (Honours) in 2005 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Performance in 2007.

As well as being a Royal College of Music Scholar she also received many awards including the MBF Myra Hess award, the Kit and John Gander Award and the Joan Weller Award. In 2006 she won the Philip Crawshaw memorial prize at the ROSL competition and in 2008 she received a prize at the Carl Flesh International Violin Competition.

Victoria has given concerts and recitals in many countries including Africa, Cyprus, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. She has performed as a soloist with Cyprus Chamber Orchestra, CY Symphony Orchestra, Oxford Philomusica, NBF orchestra and the Adhoc Humanitarians Orchestra to name a few.

Throughout her career she has made appearances in prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall , St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London and Ayia Irini Istanbul. She has been invited to perform in many music festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festval in the UK, Commonwealth Resounds Arts in Africa and the Ledras Music Festival in Cyprus. She has also performed in the Pharos Trust Cyprus Artists series with her sister and duo partner Eleni Mavromoustaki.

Victoria plays on a violin by Andrea Guarneri made in Cremona in 1680.