Katharina Lugmayr

born in 1972 in Vienna, studied recorder with Prof. Hans Maria Kneihs at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and with Prof. Matthias Weilenmann at the Zurich University of the Arts.

She performed as a soloist with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Mozarteum Orchestra under Frans Brüggen at the Salzburg Festival, with the „RSO Wien“, „Wiener Akademie“, „Cantus Coelln“ and the „Ensemble Claudiana“ at Wiener Konzerthaus. Projects with the „Theaterforum Zürich“ und „Ensemble Aspecte“. Co-founder of the „Ensemble Mikado“, who won the  „International Young Artist´s Presentation - Early Music“ in Antwerp in 2004. With this formation she performed regularly at renowned festivals throughout Europe. Member of the ensemble „Voces Spontane“, which is dedicated exclusively to free improvisation.

Teacher at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and at the music schools of Vienna and St. Pölten since 1998. Guest lecturer at the University of Arts in Graz (in 2011/12) and at international Masterclasses (Vienna Music Seminars, Music Academy of Weikersheim castle; Conservatory of Ljubljana)

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