Hans Christian AAVIK (violin) started his violin studies at the age of 5 in Tabasalu Music school (Piret Kreek), continued in 2011 at Tallinn Music High School (Kaido Välja). From 2017 he has studied violin in Germany in Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts under the tutelage of Prof. Erik Schumann and chamber music with Prof. Angelika Merkle. Hans Christian Aavik has won numerous awards from national and international competitions, including First Prize Laureate of VII, VIII and IX Estonian Young String Players Competition (2014, 2015, 2016), III prize in International competition Concours Bravo in Belgium (2014), III prize in August Dombrovska 8th International Competition in Latvia (2015), II prize and two special prizes in Estonian String Players Competition (2015), II prize and special prize in International Competition for Violin Kloster Schöntal in Germany (2017). He has been very highly rewarded also in chamber music competitions. As a soloist he has performed with Harju County Youth Symphony Orchestra, Tallinn Music High School SO, Tartu University SO, Estonian National SO, Ilmenau University SO, Pärnu City Orchestra, Jyväskylä SO.