Elene Ansaia Meipariani was born in Filderstadt, Germany in 1998. At the age of five, she had her first violin lessons with Christine Schneider. In 2007, Elene was admitted to the Music Conservatory in Stuttgart at the age of ten. In 2018, she continued her musical education with Prof. Priya Mitchell with whom she studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz until today.
Elene has won national and international prizes. She was awarded, among other prizes, the Advancement Award from the Tomastik-Infeld-Vienna-Foundation at the international Knopf Competition in Düsseldorf. In 2017, Elene won 3rd prize as well as the Pupil Jury Award for the most creative musical performance at the “Tonali” Competition in Hamburg. She also received the “Saltarello” Special Award, which includes a concert and recording at the broadcast hall “Sendesaal” in Bremen. Elene has also been the recipient of the Special Award of the North German cultural radio station NDR Kultur.
Elene and her trio “Pirveli” won 3rd prize at the Jeunesses Musicales International Chamber Music Campus. She also received 1st prize at the Lions Club Competition and 2nd prize at the Bechstein Competition in Berlin. Elene won 1st prize at the national level of the youth competition “Jugend Musiziert” in two categories: “Violin Solo” and “Chamber Music”, as well as the Yamaha Special Award for “Extraordinary Chamber Music Achievement”.
In addition to her awards, Elene has performed in many concerts and other events. She played the Prokofiev Violin Concerto at the Elbe Philharmonic Hall with the Young North German Philharmonics under the direction of Daniel Blendulf. She also performed the Violin Concerto by Brahms along with the Tiflis Philharmonics at the State Opera House in Tiflis.
In 2018 Elene toured in Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea as a soloist with the Stuttgart University Orchestra.
Elene played with artists such as Lisa Batiashvili, Prof. Tanja Becker-Bender, Prof. Peter Nagy and Prof. Christine Busch. She performed at festivals like the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Kissinger Summer, the Rheingau Music Festival, and the Festival “Arpeggione” – Stars of Tomorrow. She also completed a concert tour in England.
Elene plays a Domenico Montagnana violin dating back to 1740, which was loaned by the Rudolf Eberle Fondation.