Noémi Győri
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Noémi Győri (born 1983) is one of the most promising musicians of her generation. She is currently the only emerging artist of the Miyazawa Flutes Germany. Ms Győri was chosen, for the third time in row, as Annie Fischer Scholar of the Filharmony Budapest, and also is an artist of the Hungarofest Klassz Foundation and the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Foundations in Vienna (since 2007) and Munich (since 2008). She is nominated for the 2010 Young Musician Prize of the "Pro Europa" European Cultural Foundation and has been a substitute with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra since February 2010, participating in such projects as the premiere of Aribert Reimann’s Medea opera production.

Ms Győri completed her post-gradual studies in the studio of András Adorján at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München and with Barbara Gisler-Haase at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. She graduated with honors from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest in 2007. She has been a student of numerous outstanding professors, such as Henrik Prőhle- Ferenc Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Petri Alanko- Sibelius Academy Helsinki, Gyöngyössy Zoltán- Béla Bartók Conservatory Budapest, Blaisdell Frances- Stanford Music Center USA, Lóránt Kovács- Japan. She is regular participant of international music festivals (Moscow Spring Festival, Budapest Spring Festival, Budapest Autumn Festival, Budapest Bach Week, Zemplen Festival, Mini Festival Budapest, Jewish Summer Festival, Collegium Musicum, Tanglewood Institute-Boston, Thy Masterclass-Denmark, Musikforum-Klagenfurt, Kuhmo Festival-Finland), and flute master classes (Aurèle Nicolet, András Adorján, Pierre Yves-Artaud, Marina Piccinini, Paul Meisen, William Bennett, Michael M. Kofler).

Ms Győri is a very successful competitor at national and international competitions. Among her many accolades, she has received the following distinctions: Fringe+ Festival special prize (2009), Allegro Vivo Prize (2008), first prize of the 12th International Friedrich Kuhlau Flute Competition in duo with Gergely Madaras (2007), first prize of National Legany Denes Music Competition (2006), second prize of the International "Ostracized" Music Competition Germany (2006), fourth prize of the Swedish International Duo Competition (2006), sixth prize of the International Flute Competition Krakow (2007), special prize of the Budapest Fringe Festival and was the finalist of the Young Concert Artist European Auditions in Leipzig (2008). Besides her chamber music concerts, she has played solo with the Grazioso Chamber Orchestra, Orchester Jakobsplatz München, Teatro di Musica Chamber Orchestra, the Budapest Youth Symphony Orchestra, the IKZE Ensemble, Amadinda Percussion Group and has played flute in Kremerata Baltica under Gidon Kremer. As principal flute of the German-Scandinavian Youth Philharmony she has performed in 2006 in the Berlin Philharmonie. Ms Győri is currently principal flutist of the Orchester Jakobplatz München.

Since 2003 she is an organizer and performer of Hungary's most important festival for young contemporary composers, the annual “IKZE", together with Gergely Madaras. For her activities concerning the IKZE Festival, she is nominated for the Rolex Young Laureates Prize 2010.

Ms Győri held a masterclass in Taiwan in 2006, is flute teacher at the Artesono Music Festival in Switzerland since 2009 and has led several workshops in Germany. She also led a very successful masterclass in Georgia on the Winter Academy of the Tbilisi Wind Festival in February 2010.

Ms Győri has twice received (in 2006 and 2009) the Performers’ Prize of the Artisjus Music Foundation Hungary for her outstanding performance of Hungarian contemporary compositions. In 2007 she has won the scholarship of the Ari S. Kupsus Salon Concert Society, and support from The Brannen-Cooper Fund for the premier of Georgi Sztojanov’s Flute Concerto with the Amadinda Percussion Group. Noemi received additional scholarships from the Theodor-Rogler Stiftung and the Werner Tripp Memorial Fund. She received post gradual study scholarships from the Stiftung der ROTARIER (2007/2008) and the prestigious German DAAD (2008/2009).

She has made recordings with the ORF, Deutschlandfunk, BRF, Hungarian Radio and Hungaroton.

Noémi Győri plays a 14K gold LaFin headjoint sponsored by the Solti Foundation and a 14K gold Miyazawa flute provided exclusively for her.

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