Born in Sibiu, Romania, in 1989 into a Hungarian-Romanian family of musicians, Tibor Gyenge received his first violin lessons from his father.
Subsequently he attended the Béla Bartók Music School and the Music High School in Szombathely before moving to Graz to study at the city’s University of the Arts under Prof. Silvia Marcovici. In 2012 he completed his bachelor’s degree with distinction. From 2014 to 2016 Tibor Gyenge studied for a master’s degree under Prof. Daniel Gaede at the Nuremberg University of Music. During these years he also held a teaching position at the university.
His musical education was further enriched by numerous master classes given by star violinists such as Zakhar Bron, Leonidas Kavakos, Daniel Stabrawa, György Pauk, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Ulf Hoelscher and Kristóf Baráti.
Tibor Gyenge’s skills in chamber music have been honed through contact with members of the Fauré, Manderling, Lindsay and Carmina Quartets, as well as collaborations with artists such as Rudolf Leopold, István Várdai, Claudio Martinez-Mehner, Christian Euler, Ivan Monighetti and principal players of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic orchestras.
As a soloist he has performed with the Hungarian Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Pro Musica, the Bad Reichenhaller Philharmonic, the Savaria Symphony Orchestra and the Satu-Mare State Philharmonic “Dinu Lipatti”.
After a 12-month contract with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, he was engaged as concertmaster at the State Philharmonic in Nuremberg.
Since 2016 Tibor Gyenge has been assistant 1st concertmaster of the 1st violins at the Staatskapelle Dresden.
Robert Lis, geboren in Dabrowa Gornicza, Polen, begann mit 6 Jahren Geige zu spielen. Er ist einer der talentiertesten polnischen Geiger seiner Generation und Preisträger vieler nationaler und internationaler Geigenwettbewerbe. 2011 schloss er die Ignacy Paderewski Musikakademie in Poznan als Student von Prof. Dr. Marcin Baranowski mit Auszeichnung ab. 2012 erwarb er als Schüler von Ilya Grubert seinen zweiten Master-Abschluss am
Conservatorium van Amsterdam. In den Jahren 2010 bis 2012 war er assistierender Leiter der 2. Violinen in der Radio Kamer Filharmonie und von 2012 bis 2018 Zweiter Konzertmeister im Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest und seit 2018 Zweiter Konzertmeister der Sächsischen Staatskapelle Dresden. Robert Lis spielt eine Pietro-Floriani-Violine von 1835.
Andreas Ehelebe was born in Wernigerode in 1994 and received piano lessons from an early age. At the age of eleven he switched to the double bass and was initially trained by Andreas Nettels and Prof. Frithjof- Martin Grabner. He studied with Prof. Dorin Marc at the Nuremberg University of Music.
Early on, Andreas won several prizes at the competition »Jugend Musiziert« in the categories »double bass solo« and »duo string instrument/piano« and gained his first orchestral experience in the state and national youth orchestras.
He also played as a guest in the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the SWR Symphony Orchestra Freiburg and Baden-Baden, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Academy of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and as a scholarship holder of the Orchestra Academy with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, where
he was taught by Prof. Janne Saksala.
At the 2015 German Music Competition, Andreas was awarded a scholarship and participated in the 2016/2017 season of the »Bundesauswahl Konzerte Junger Künstler«.
He also received first prize and the Audience Award at the International Lake Constance Music Competition Überlingen 2015 and at the International Instrumental Competition Markneukirchen 2017. At the 2018 International Johann Matthias Sperger Competition, Andreas was also awarded a first prize, along with several special prizes.
Andreas is supported by the Märkische Kulturkonferenz, the Richard-Wagner Verband, the Peter Pirazzi Foundation, the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation, the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes and the Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz.
Since 2020 he has the position of the principal double bass in the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden.