Elvira van Groningen was born in Zwolle in December 1992, received her first violin lessons at the age of six and studied at the ArtEZ Conservatory in Zwolle and later at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Prof. Lex Korff de Gidts. Currently she is studying at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin in the violin class of Prof. Stephan Picard. Elvira van Groningen is prize-winner of various competitions, such as the Haydn Music Festival, the Interprovinzielle music competition and the Iordens Viooldagen. In 2007 she was awarded with the 1st prize and the audience prize at the Princess Christina competition in the Hague. 2011 won a funding premium as a finalist in the XIV International Competition for Violin ‘Schöntal Monastery’. 2014, it was accepted as a fellow of Stiftung “Villa Musica” Rhineland-Palatinate. She won a 2nd Prize and the Special Prize for the best interpretation of a classic work in the International Queen Sophie Charlotte. As a soloist the violinist has performed among others with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands, the Limburgs Symfonie Orchestra, the Nederlands Symfonie Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Conservatory of Amsterdam and the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Sopot. She occurred France and Bulgaria in all large concert halls in the Netherlands as well as in Austria, Greece, Germany. Elvira van Groningen attended masterclasses u.a at. Ivry Gitlis, Alexandre Vinnitsky, Chaim Taub, Philippe Graffin, Liviu Prunaru, David Takeno, Gerhard Schulz and Sergio Azzolini part.