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Dimitrie Johann Leivici, hailing from Bucharest, Romania, embarked on his journey with the violin at the tender age of six. His prodigious talent quickly led him to the Vienna Conservatory at nine, where he astounded audiences with his debut at the renowned Vienna Konzerthaus just a year later. Under the tutelage of Josef Sivo at the esteemed Vienna Music Academy, he further honed his skills, showcasing his virtuosity as both concertmaster and soloist across Vienna and Austria, captivating audiences with masterpieces by Paganini, Tchaikovsky, and Wieniawsky.

Upon graduating from the academy, Leivici ventured to Los Angeles, continuing his musical odyssey under the guidance of Jascha Heifetz's assistants. His American debut unfolded in 1976 with mesmerizing solo recitals in Los Angeles, marking the beginning of a stellar career that traversed Romania, Austria, and the United Kingdom. From performances of Beethoven to Tchaikovsky, Leivici's artistry graced prestigious venues like the Purcell Room of the London Royal Festival Hall and the Barbican Center, where he mesmerized audiences as soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic as a soloist.

Across North America, from Los Angeles to Washington D.C., Leivici's virtuoso performances enraptured audiences, his repertoire spanning the classics from Bach to Tchaikovsky. In 1989, he assumed the role of concertmaster for the Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria in Mexico City, further solidifying his international acclaim.

In addition to his prowess on stage, Leivici is a consummate chamber musician, proficient in sonatas and ensemble works by renowned composers such as Bach, Mozart, and Brahms. His expertise extends beyond performance, as he imparts his knowledge through master classes and workshops across the United States and Europe.

Not content with just live performances, Leivici is also a prolific studio recording artist, lending his talent to over a thousand motion pictures. His dedication to education led him to a distinguished tenure on the faculty of California State University. Moreover, for over two decades, he served as the Chairman for Strings and Chamber Music for the California Association of Professional Music Teachers, bringing esteemed artists like Paul Badura-Skoda and Ruggiero Ricci to share their wisdom through master classes and lectures. Leivici's own contributions to these events, including concert performances and instructional sessions, have left an indelible mark on generations of musicians.

In another sphere of influence, Dimitrie Leivici's impact reverberates through the world of film music. As the acclaimed concertmaster, he played a pivotal role in revitalizing Synchron Stage Vienna by elevating Austrian musicians to Hollywood recording standards from 2015 to 2019. Serving as the violin soloist for the Vienna Symphonic Library Solo Violin 2, his leadership extended to orchestras in Vienna, Prague, and Hilversum, collaborating with esteemed composers such as Hans Zimmer and Rupert and Harry Gregson-Williams on iconic film scores including "Inferno" and "Ghost in the Shell."  He has also been featured as solo violinist in several renowned Japanese anime series and films including “Made in Abyss.”

In 2009, Leivici co-founded the Hollywood Music Workshop with the aim of nurturing emerging film composers in the tradition of masters like John Williams, James Horner and Hans Zimmer. His ongoing dedication continues to inspire musical talents on both sides of the Atlantic, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of film music.

For those seeking to refine their craft under the guidance of a master, Mr. Leivici extends invitations to participate in his exclusive master classes and individual workshops. Welcoming exceptionally talented students and professionals from across the globe, these sessions offer a unique opportunity to glean insights from his wealth of experience and expertise.

To inquire about opportunities to study with Mr. Leivici or to arrange workshops and master classes during his biannual visits to Europe, Asia, or the U.S., please reach out via email at leivici@live.com. Joining these sessions promises a transformative experience, enriching your musical journey under the mentorship of a distinguished maestro.

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