Andrea Lieberknecht

Masterclass Flute

photo: Juanjo Santamaria

11 – 16 December 2024
Masterclass flute
Prof. Andrea Lieberknecht, Munich
Répétiteur: Kamelia Miladinova, Rotterdam

Course repertoire: freely selectable, but at least one solo piece and max. 3 works with piano accompaniment

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Masterclass, 3 individual lessons
Participant concert

Arrival date: Wednesday, 11 December 2024, in the afternoon
Departure: Monday, 16 December 2024, in the morning

395.00 euros course fees/active for professionals
355.00 Euro course fees/active for students
150.00 Euro course fees for passive participation
385.00 Euro Costs for accommodation (double room) incl. full board at Forum Artium
Single room supplement: 25.00 Euro per day if available
Provisional flat rate for energy costs: 2.00 Euro per day/person
Participation without accommodation/catering: 120.00 Euro surcharge

Andrea Lieberknecht is currently a professor at the Munich University of Music,where she herself studied 30 years ago. In the meantime, she has held various positions: still a bachelor student she became solo flutist in the BR radio orchestra in Munich. From there she moved to Cologne in 1991, where she held the solo flute position in the WDR symphony orchestra for 11 years. She was also principal flute with the Bayreuth Richard Wagner Festival. When she got professor at the Hannover University of Music, she decided to give up her active orchestral life and to pass on her experience to the younger generation of flutists.

Andrea Lieberknecht has won important flute competitions, including the International Flute Competition in Kobe/Japan in 1993 and the International Flute Competition “Prague Spring” in 1991. With the Arcis Quintet and as a duo with her pianist Jan-Philip Schulze, she has won renowned competitions such as the ARD Competition and the chamber music competitions in Colmar and Belgrade.

Since then she has led a rich concert life with recitals, solo concerts and chamber music. She has been a guest at important music festivals such as the Ansbach Bach Festival, Rheingau Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Festival and the Würzburg Mozart Festival and played at famous chamber music festivals of the pianists Lars Vogt (“Spannungen: Musik im Kraftwerk Heimbach”) and Leif Uve Andsnes in Risør/Norway. She has performed chambermusic with the clarinettist Sabine Meyer at the Lucerne Festival, at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Bukarest Enesco Festival, and many more.

Short biography
Andrea Lieberknecht became principal flute with the Munich Radio Orchestra while still a student. In 1991, she moved to the same position with the WDR Symphony Orchestra in Cologne, where she played until 2002. As a soloist and chamber musician, she has won numerous international competitions, including the “Prague Spring” in 1991 and the flute competition in Kobe/Japan in 1993, as well as the chamber music competitions in Colmar, Trapani, Belgrade and the ARD competition in Munich. In addition to her extensive concert activities, Andrea Lieberknecht has been a professor of flute for 24 years, first at the Hannover University of Music & Drama, and since 2011 at the State University of Music & Drama in Munich. Her students have won major international flute competitions and hold positions in renowned orchestras.