Zuzana Gjerdingen

Zuzana started working with children and adult students in 2007 as a private teacher of cello, music theory, music history and piano for beginners. As a devoted teacher she continues opening the world of music to children of all ages at the European School of Brussels in Ixelles, working for the Parent’s Association from 2015, giving individual piano and cello lessons, teaching Piano Collective and in the past Introduction to music for nursery classes. Apart from that for six years Zuzana assists in nursery class at the same school. As an expat herself she is active in the Association for the Czech and Slovak expats in Belgium called Beseda, organizing events and preparing the quarterly magazine Zpravodaj.

Zuzana was born in 1985 and began to learn playing the cello at age eleven in Basic Music School Frýdek-Místek, Czech Republic, then entered the Janáček’s Conservatory in Ostrava in the class of Jiří Zedníček (Kubín Quartet), where she successfully finished in 2007. That same year Zuzana started her bachelor studies at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia, in the class of doc. Ján Slávik, ArtD. (Moyzes Quartet, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra) and in 2010 she entered class of Viviane Spanoghe at Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel, where she completed her education with a Master in Music diploma in 2013. For her studies she had received several scholarships, including those from the Endowment Fund of Rotary Club Ostrava (2010) or Endowment The Life of an Artist (2009, 2010 and 2012). Zuzana participated in master-classes of prof. Jozef Podhoranský and Viviane Spanoghe, attended the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel for five months via the Erasmus exchange study (2009) and also graduated in Additional Pedagogical Studies (2010) at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava.

In the past she played with many musicians from different parts of the world, performed as soloist and member of chamber ensembles, bands, orchestras and choirs, at concerts in Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Poland, Austria, Belgium and France, and participated in recording several CDs with classical as well as popular music.


Languages : CS – SK – EN – FR – NL 

Music is what feelings sound like.” – Unknown Author