Project Description

Sándor Ürmös

cimbalom player

He was born in Belgium, in 2003 to a musician family. He began cimbalom player at the age of 6. Now, he student at the ELTE Trefort Ágoston Grammar School. In 2015, he won the first prize in the children’s season of “Föszállott a páva” and in 2018, in the IX. Aladár Rácz at the Cimbalom Competition too. Also in 2018, he was awarded a special prize in the adult category of “The Peacock’s Peacock”: he was awarded the “Cimbalom Music for Continuing the Best Traditions of virtuoso playing a Hungaricum instrument”. In 2019, he won a II. placed prize in the 1st BMC International Cimbalom Competition.

“I love to rediscover the magic of Cimbalom’s wonderful music, the elegant and virtuosic way of this instrument. Last but not least, I also like to give the audience a special and unforgettable experience.”