Friederike Huy was born in Northern Germany in 1986 and started playing the
trumpet at the age of 7. After finishing her A-levels she started studying with
Professor William Forman at the Highschool for Music „Hanns Eisler“ in Berlin in
2006. In October 2007 she changed to Professor Jeroen Berwaerts at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media. In addition she attended master classes with Marco Blaauw, Eric Aubier. Reinhold Friedrich, und Klaus Schuhwerk.
Friederike Huy is the winner of several competitions for example this year’s Louis-Spohr-Competition in Kassel, the 2nd prize in the „5th International Brass Competition of Gdansk“ in Poland and the 3rd prize at the International Competition „Festival Musical d'automne de Jeunes Interprètes“ in Paris. In Germany’s competition “Jugend Musiziert” she regularly won prizes at federal level in solo as well as in ensemble categories.
Starting in her childhood she has played in several orchestras and chamber music
ensembles. Moreover she was an intern at the Staatstheater Braunschweig during
the season 2007/08. At the „Klangspuren Festival Zeitgenössischer Musik 2010“
Friederike Huy worked with the composer Heinz Holliger and participated at the “2nd International Academy for Contemporary Music” in Luzern. In the fall of 2009 she gave seven concerts as a soloist in the course of the festival “FMAJI” in Paris
amongst others a double concerto with Professor Guy Touvron. Together with Lower Saxony’s Youth Symphony Orchestra she interpreted “Voyage VII” composed by the japanese Toshio Hosokawa as well as Haydn’s trumpet concerto.
Recently Friederike and her friend Peter Leipold, student of conducting have formed
their own ensemble of contemporary music at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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