Kaya Møller

Date of birth: 20.11.1997

Kaya Moller
Instrument: violin
Nationality: Danish
Competition: Øresunds Solist, 2013, 2015

1st Prize, 2nd Prize

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Promoted by EMCY Young Hearts for Music Tour 2014

Kaya Møller was born on 20th November 1997 and she has been studying the violin from the age of six under Alexander Zapolski. Kaya has won numerous awards at national and international competitions.

When Kaya was 8 years old she played for the first time as a soloist with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. She has further performed with the orchestra in 2009, 2011 and 2013 as a winner of the Danish television program ‘Play for Life’.  As a competition laureate, Kaya has performed as a soloist with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra in Sweden in 2010.

In 2010, she won the 1st Prize and the talent Prize at the Jacob Gade Violin Competition.

The following year, she received the Gold Award in the Danish newspaper Berlingske Competition and in 2012 she won first place in the American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition and performed in Carnegie Hall, New York. In the same year, she won a Silver Award and the Judges’ Distinction Award at the Violin Competition for Young Violinists in Kyoto (Japan). In 2013, Kaya was the winner of the Jacob Gade Violin Competition and the younger category in Øresunds Solist Competition. In 2015 she won the 2nd Prize in the elder category at the same competition, and she also received the audience award. Also in 2015, she received the 1st Prize and the audience award at the Student Violin Competition of Japan.

Kaya has performed many concerts in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Austria, Poland, Russia, USA, Canada and Japan. In 2013 she was invited to perform at the Stockholm Water Prize Award Ceremony 2013 at the Stockholm City Hall, which was attended by the Swedish royal couple. In 2014, she took part of an international chamber music tour ‘Young Hearts of Music’ organized by EMCY and performed in Germany, Austria and Denmark. In 2015, she was invited to Sankt Annæ Gymnasium’s music tour and performed in the USA and Canada.

Kaya is currently serving as a concertmaster of the Junior Academy Orchestra in The Royal Danish Academy of Music and Sankt Annæ Symphony Orchestra. She also enjoys being a member of the Chamber Youth Orchestra, ‘Zapolski-Strings’.

Listen to Kaya here and here at the Oresunds Solist Finale 2015.




J. S. Bach, Partita No. 1 in B minor and No. 3 in E Major (BWV 1006)
J. S. Bach, Sonata No. 3 in C Major (BWV 1005)
J. S. Bach, Toccata and Fuga in D minor (BWV 565)
B. Bartók, Sonata for solo violin (Sz. 117)
H. W. Ernst, Der Erlkönig - Grand Caprice (Op. 26)
H. W. Ernst, The Last Rose of Summer (Étude No.6)
J. Gade, arr. A. Zapolski, En sidste Tango (A last Tango)
A. Machavariani, Dolúri
N. Paganini, Caprices No. 1, No. 5 and No. 20
M. Skoryk, Capriccio
H. Wieniavski, Etude-Caprice (Op. 18, No. 4)
E. Ysaÿe, Sonata No. 2, I Obsession and IV Les furies
A. Zapolski, Polka Variation (Theme from C. Nielsen)

With piano
A. Bazzini, Scherzo Fantastique ‘Round of the Goblins’ (Op. 25)
C. de Bériot, Violin Concerto Op. 76 No. 7 in G Major (1st Movement)
C. de Bériot, Violin Concerto Op. 104 No. 9 in A minor (1st Movement)
A. Dvorák, 4 Romantic Pieces (Op. 75)
F. Henriques, Devil´s Dance
L. Janáček, Sonata for violin and piano
D. Kabalevsky, Improvisation (Op. 21, No. 1)
F. Kreisler, Caprice Viennois (Op. 2)
F. Kreisler, Praeludium and Allegro in E minor
H. C. Lumbye, Salut to August Bournonville, Gallop
W. A. Mozart, Sonata for violin and piano in G Major (K. 301)
C. Nielsen, Humoresque (Op. 2, No. 2)
N. Paganini, Mose – Fantasia
A. Pärt, Spiegel im Spiegel
J. Sibelius, Danse Caracteristique (Op.79 No.3)
J. Sibelius, Humoresque II (Op.87 No.2)
J. Sibelius, Humoresque V (Op.89 No.3)
L. Spohr, Violin Concerto No. 8 in A minor (Op. 47, 1st Movement)
T. Vitali, Chaconne in G minor
A. Vivaldi, Sonata in D Major (RV 10)
A. Vivaldi, Four Seasons – Winter (Op. 8)
H. Wieniawski, Polonaise Brillante in D Major (Op. 4)
H. Wieniawski, Scherzo - Tarantella (Op. 16)

Chamber music
L. van Beethoven, Sonata in C minor (Op. 30, No. 2)
L. van Beethoven, Septet in E flat Major (Op. 20)
J. Brahms, Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major (Op. 8)
J. Brahms, Clarinet Quintet in B minor (Op. 115)
A. Corelli, Christmas Concerto (Op. 6, No. 8 for two violins and cello)
A. Dvorak, String Quartet (Op. 96, No. 12)
O. Gjeilo, Dark Night of the Soul
O. Gjeilo, Luminous Night of the Soul
E. Grieg, String Quartet in G minor (Op. 27, No. 1)
G. F. Handel - J. Halvorsen, Passacaglia for violin and cello
J. Haydn, Six Divertissements (Op. 100, No. 2 for flute, violin and cello)
D. Milhaud, La creation du monde (Op. 81)
C. Nielsen, String Quartet (Op. 13, No. 1)
S. Rachmaninov, Trio Élégiaque in G minor (Op. Posth)
D. Shostakovich, Spanish Dance for two violins
A. Vivaldi, Concerto A minor for two violins, L´Estro Armonico (Op. 3, No. 8)

With orchestra

L. van Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D Major (Op. 61)
A. Khachaturian, Violin Concerto in D minor (1st Movement)
E. Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole in D minor (Op. 21)
W.  A. Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major (K. 218)
C. Nielsen, Violin Concerto (Op. 33)
N. Paganini, Violin Concerto in D major (Op. 6)
P. de Sarasate, Carmen Fantasy (Op. 25)
J. Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor (Op. 47)

If you are interested in working with Kaya, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.


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