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Mar 21, 2019 10:00 am

Gergely Ittzes Flute Masterclass, International Soloist & Faculty at Tianjin Juilliard & Szechenyi University, supported by Sankyo Flutes

10 AM – 12 PM

Woodwind Lab Flute Masterclass: “Sound Expansion” with Gergely Ittzes, International Soloist and Flute Faculty at Tianjin Juilliard and Szechenyi University

This class is made possible with the support of Sankyo Flutes

Born in Hungary, Gergely Ittzés is a member of the UMZE Chamber Ensemble and founder of the TeTraVERSI Flute Quartet. He debuted at Carnegie Hall in 2014 and has performed at major flute festivals in Beijing, Brasília, Paris, New York, Manchester, Freiburg, and more. He has performed with Magdalena Kožena, Miklós Perényi, Zoltán Kocsis, Zoltán Rácz, Amadinda Percussion Group, Barnabás Kelemen, Katalin Kokas and Kristóf Baráti, and appeared as a soloist with the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Austrian-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra, Toronto Sinfonietta, Katowice Philharmonic, Bach Works New York, Huntsville Symphony, and other ensembles.

Ittzés has edited flute publications and worked with publishers including Akkord, EMB, Universal, Billaudot, Presser and Kossack. His composition Totem was commissioned by the National Flute Association for the 2012 Young Artist Competition, and it won the solo category of the 2013 NFA Newly Published Music Contest.

Ittzés won the Grand Prix of the 2nd Aleksander Tansman International Competition for Musical Personalities in Poland, Franz Liszt Award, and Lajtha Award. He has taught flute at the Széchenyi University in Győr since 1996 and was a Fulbright guest professor at Boston University in 2017. He holds a doctorate from the Franz Liszt Academy.

Location TBD
Manhattan School of Music
130 Claremont Ave. (just north of W. 122nd St.)
New York, NY 10027