Serim Galip is a Cypriot-Turkish-Austrian violinist.

Based in Vienna since 2015.


She grew up in a family of musicians and received her first piano lessons at the age of four in Stuttgart. 

In 1999 she completed her studies in concert violin at the State Conservatory of the Dokuz Eylül University of Izmir, and from 2000 to 2009 she was a member of the Izmir State Symphony Orchestra.  As an orchestral musician, she gained musical experience on tours and at international orchestral festivals in several European countries and Malaysia, Japan and worked with numerous world-famous conductors and soloists. Participation in the "Japan Record Award-Grand Prix", Mahler project "Festival Euro Mediterraneo Roma", "Festival Musicale Ravello" in Italy etc.


Violin and chamber music master classes including the International Summer Academy Mozarteum Salzburg, Carl Flesch Academy Baden Baden, with Prof. Joachim Schall (Stuttgart), "The Bekova Sisters", "Trio op.8", "Quartetto Amati" etc...


2007 “Prize for Strings” from the Antonio Salieri Foundation Verona


Invitation to several solo concerts as part of the 11th “Talented Young Musicians of Europe” festival, such as in the Theater Salieri Legnago etc. Intensive collaboration with Juan Carlos Rybin played an important role in her life.


This motivated her in 2009 to realize her childhood dream of making music in the waltz country of Austria.


2012 diploma at the Anton Bruckner Private University Linz with a focus on early music. She received important musical impulses from Prof. Matheos Kariolou


Historical performance practice and baroque violin with Michi Gaigg, Gunar Letzbor, Midori Seiler


As an enthusiastic chamber musician, she performs on important stages in Austria, including the Great Hall of the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Brucknerhaus in Linz, the Upper Austrian Stiftskonzerten St.Florian as well as in other European countries and in the Mediterranean region.


Baroque music: including Austrian Baroque Company - intensive and valuable collaboration and concerts with Michael Oman, as well as Ricardo Minasi, Manfredo Kraemer, participation at Ars Antiqua Austria.


Niederbayerische Philharmonie,  Salzburg Philharmonie(in the Großes Festspielhaus), Vienna Academy Orchestra and in various chamber music ensembles in Germany, Poland and Switzerland 


" Richard Wagner Festival " Wels, 2014 "Istanbul International Music Festival" etc.


Since 2011 at the St. Florianer Brucknertage with live CD recordings of Bruckner's symphonies.


Funding from “City of Vienna Culture” MA 7 events in the cultural sector.

Collaboration with composers such as Thomas Daniel Schlee and artists, operetta productions, participation in CD productions (ORF, Gramola)


Teaching violin and viola

2017-18 at the Music School of the City of Vienna

Since 2015 at the Linz City Music School


Projects and concert activities at home and abroad.