Dominika Hošková (1982) began playing the violoncello at age four. After studying at the Prague Conservatory (with Professors V. Jírovec and V. Kočí) and taking additional private lessons with Miloš Sádlo, she continued her studies at the Music College of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, completing
a master’s degree with honors under the instruction of her father, Docent Jiří Hošek (2008). During her studies at the Music College of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague she completed a semester’s course at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris (with Professor Jean Marie Gamard, 2007). During the years 2008-2010 she continued her education at the Jerusalem Music Academy (with Zvi Plesser and, for chamber music, Avi Abramovich). Her work was honored in June 2010 by the Senate of the Czech Republic with a Silver Medal for propagating the good name and traditions of the that country in the State of Israel.

Awards and Honors: 
Prague Junior Note (1995): Honorable Mention
International Violoncello Competition Liezen (Austria 1998): Laureat.
Youngest participant in the Prague Spring competition (2000).
Stipend from the Czech Music Trust (2000-2003).
Nominated for the Premier Roll of the Czech Music Trust for the Best Young Musician.
Competition of the Conservatory (Teplice 2002): Top Honors on the violoncello
Competition of Karl Ditters (2003): First Place and „Grand Competition Winner“
Bohuslav Martinu Violoncello Competition (2003): Third Place
Yamaha Competition (2004): Grand Prize
Founder of the piano trio „Ester,“ ‚which won the International Competition
Bohuslav Martinu Competition (2004): Second Place and Prize for the Best Execution of a Work by Bohuslav Martinu
Aviv Competition (Tel Aviv): Finalist
David Gritz Memorial Competition (Jerusalem 2009): Grand Prize
Rose Choron Chamber Music Competition (2009 and 2010): Grand Prize

Masterclasses:
International Academy – Prague, Vienna and Budapest with Professor Csaba Onczay
(Semmering, Austria, 2004)
Music in the Valley with Dudu Sella, Zvi Plesser, Hilel Zori
History Music and Memories
Masterclasses with the Emerson Quartet, Miriam Fried, Raphael Wallfisch, the Isaye Quartet

Selected Concerts:
Soloist in cooperation with the Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK, the B. Martinu Philharmonic in Zlín, the Prague Chamber Music Philharmonic, the Southern Bohemian Chamber Music Philharmonic, the Pilsen Philharmonic, the Hradec Králové Philharmonic, the Northern Bohemian Philharmonic in Teplice, KSO, the Quattro Chamber Orchestra, and Virtuosi Pragenses.
Appearances on Czech TV: „Music Sessions,“ Terra Musica and Advent Concerts.

Music Festivals: International Cello Festival (Israel), the Bohuslav Martinu Festival, the L. Van Beethoven Festival, the Synagogues of the Western Bohemian Region, Konrad Adenaur Stiftung (Berlin), Dresdner Piano Salon, Talentium (Zlín)

On the World Circut: „Starvoice Fantasy“ in cooperation with Japanese soprano Yoshie Ichige (Japan, 2006 and 2008), Celebratory Concert for the European Union (Zagreb and Varaždin, 2009), Celebratory Concert for the 20th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution (Žilina, 2009), Innaugural Concert for the Musical Bridges of Terezin project (Brodt Center, Tel Aviv, 2009), a cooperative work with the composer and pianist Raymond Goldstein and Cantors Helfgot, Shochat, Cohen and Schwarz.