Katrin Szamatulski, Flute
Katrin Szamatulski, born in 1987, studied with Rolf Bissinger in Frankfurt am Main, with Benoît Fromanger in Berlin and most recently with Pirmin Grehl in Lucerne. There, she successfully completed two Master of Arts in Music degrees, focusing on orchestra performance and instrumental pedagogy. She received important impulses from Martin Fahlenbock, Carin Levine, Eva Furrer, Camilla Hoitenga and Mario Caroli. She participated in the Darmstadt Summer Courses in New Music, the Impuls Academy in Graz, the Ensemble Academy of the Ensemble Recherche in Freiburg and the Klangspuren International Ensemble Modern Academy in Schwaz. Her concert activities at festivals such as the Lucerne Festival gave her opportunities to work with composers such as Beat Furrer, Bernhard Lang, Chaya Czernowin, Sofia Gubaidulina and Simon Steen-Andersen. She plays regularly in various chamber music formations and is one of the co-founders of the contemporary music ensemble Lunaire and the chamber orchestra O!contraire. As a soloist, Katrin Szamatulski has performed with various orchestras in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Apart from her musical activities, she works as a researcher at the Lucerne Music Academy and in the field of contemporary music education in music teaching for beginners and amateurs.