Meet Altin Tafilaj, an accomplished Artist and Entrepreneur, whose journey has seamlessly intertwined the worlds of music and business. Altin’s musical odyssey commenced as the principal violist for prestigious European orchestras, setting the stage for a remarkable career. He ultimately found his artistic home as the Viola Soloist of Orchestre National de Cannes in France. His captivating solo performances have enthralled audiences across France, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, and Albania.
However, Altin’s narrative extends beyond the realm of music. During his tenure at the Basel Music Academy, he embarked on a parallel path, nurturing his entrepreneurial acumen. A fortuitous encounter with Georg Fankhauser, a luminary in the business world, resulted in the creation of the Swiss Music Foundation, renowned as PIROLO STIFTUNG. This foundation is dedicated to providing talented young musicians with a platform to showcase their artistry through prestigious string instruments.
Residing in Copenhagen, Altin embarked on a mission to share his musical knowledge and passion. Collaborating with acclaimed Scandinavian professors Niels Ullner and Tim Frederiksen, he orchestrated a series of Masterclasses and concerts at the Castle of Promenois in Bourgogne.
Altin’s journey further evolved as he settled in Cannes. There, he not only founded but also assumed the role of President of Allegro Amabile, a music association that curates annual seasons of remarkable concerts. The inaugural season featured world-class artists, including the Trio of Christina Åstrand (Violin), Altin Tafilaj (Viola), and Niels Ullner (Cello), the Copenhagen String Quartet, and the Piano Quartet with Sarah Nemtanu (Violin), Altin Tafilaj (Viola), Gautier Capuçon (Cello), and Elsa Cassac (Piano).
Unwavering in his dedication to the world of music, Altin subsequently founded the Music Association “La Note du Soleil,” swiftly establishing it as a revered cultural rendezvous in Cannes. The association attracted exceptional artists, including Tedi Papavrami, Olivier Charlier, Quatuor Arod, Amaury Coetaux, Vincent Lucas, Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, and Patrick Ayrton.
In November 2018, Altin’s visionary journey reached a turning point, culminating in the transformation of “La Note du Soleil” into SUNSNOTE, a dynamic music company dedicated to illuminating exceptional talent and fostering creativity and collaborations in the world of music.
Beside Music Altin studied finance during Covid lockdowns which became his new great passion.
Altin’s journey embodies the perfect fusion of two seemingly divergent worlds. Through the seamless combination of his love for music and his expertise in finance, his he demonstrates that true artistry transcends boundaries. With his innovative mindset and unwavering commitment, Altin establishes a distinctive synergy between the realms of music and finance, making an enduring impact on both industries.
Amidst the Covid lockdowns, Altin immersed himself in finance, discovering a profound passion. His unique journey harmoniously merges the worlds of music and finance, showcasing that genuine artistry knows no boundaries. Altin’s innovative mindset and steadfast dedication forge a distinctive synergy, leaving a lasting impact on both industries.
At present, Altin extends his expertise to coach musicians seeking career enhancement. Seize the opportunity — reach out to Altin directly and elevate your musical journey.
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