Prize for the Best Interpretation of a Work of Music of Modernity for “Horch, horch, die Lerch’ im Ätherblau” by Hans Zender € 2.250,-
donated by Hindemith-Stiftung
Natsuki SEIKI, Flute (Japan)
Born in 1977 in Hiroshima (Japan). From 1995 to 1998 studies of instrumental music at the Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku University (Diploma in March 1999). Continued studies in a Master’s degree program at the same university (Master degree in 2002). Then study in the degree program “Konzertexamen Flöte” at the Academy of Music and Theater Hamburg. Studied with Akiko Mikami, Paul Meisen and Moshe Aron Epstein. Awards: in 2000 prize winner at the Kandagakki Competition in Japan (5th place), in 2001 winner of the 3rd place at the Japanese Flute Competition.
Nobue ITO, Piano (Japan)
Born in 1973 in Hakodate, Hokkaido (Japan). Studies at the Higher School attached to the Academy of Music and Art in Tokyo (BM), as well as at the Academy of Music and Theater in Hamburg (Concert Diploma). Studied with M. Endo, H. Kobayashi, K. Schilde and R. Nattkemper.
Numerous prizes at competitions in Japan: in 1997, 2nd place at the Japanese Music Competition; in 1998, 1st place at the Chamber Music Competition; in 1999, 1st place at the KAZUSA Competition; in 2000 winner of the Frédéric Chopin Society auditions in Japan.
Rehearsing, Stefaniensaal Graz