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Zsuzsa Vámosi-Nagy

Zsuzsa Vámosi-Nagy has graduated from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, in 2006 as a student of Professor Lóránt Kovács. She also studied six months in the Hague with Emily Beynon, principal flutist of the Concertgebouw orchestra. Afterwards she attended the postraduate course at the Royal Academy of Music in London in the class of Professor William Bennett. She was given a full scholarship for both years and in 2008 she was awarded the prestigeous "Queen's Commendation for Excellence" prize by the Academy.

The young Hungarian flutist attended several international flute master classes (Michel Debost, Peter Lloyd, William Bennett, Aurele Nicolet, András Adorján, Jiri Valek, Jaime Martin) and international flute competitions with great success (two first and three second prizes in different categories of competitions at the Summer Academy of Music in Semmering, winner of the International Flute Competition in Bukarest and the 11th International Flute Competition in Timisoara).

In 2009 she was awarded the highly ranked Junior Prima prize.

Since 2008 Zsuzsa Vámosi-Nagy has been a teaching assistant of William Bennett at his International Flute Summer Schools. She appeared as a soloist of international flute conventions in Manchester and New York and regularly gives solo chamber music concerts in Hungary and abroad. Zsuzsa Vámosi-Nagy is currently attending the doctoral course of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, being also teacher of the Academy at the same time.