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Jury Preliminary Round (Video)

Jury Preliminary Round (Video)

    Prof. Eyal Ein-Habar, Münster University of Music
    The flutist and conductor Eyal Ein-Habar was formerly principal flutist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, directed the Orchestral Training Programme at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music and is currently professor of flute at the Musikhochschule Münster. Ein-Habar has won numerous international competitions and awards. His international career has taken him around the globe as soloist, conductor and teacher.

    Prof. André Sebald, Robert Schumann University Düsseldorf
    studied with Karlheinz and Gertrud Zöller and conducting with Hans Drewanz in Darmstadt. Until 2018, André Sebald was the principal flute of the Gürzenich Orchestra in Cologne and teaches as a professor at the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf. In addition, he is active as an adjudicator at competitions, lecturer and director of international courses for flute and chamber music and conducted the Sinfonia Königswinter for almost 20 years.

    Friederike Wiechert-Schüle, Solo flute Sinfonieorchester Münster
    born in Mannheim, she studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich with Paul Meisen and in Paris with Thierry Mathias and René Leroy. She was principal flute in the Lübeck Philharmonic Orchestra and the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. Since 1991 Friederike Wiechert-Schüle is  the principal flutist of the Symphony Orchestra Münster. She also teaches at the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf and plays in various chamber music formations.

    Tamar Romach, Solo flute Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe
    studied in her hometown of Tel Aviv with Eyal Ein-Habar and with Davide Formisano in Stuttgart. Already during her studies in Israel, she was accepted as a flutist in the West Eastern Divan Orchestra under Daniel Barenboim, of which she is still a member today. After engagements as principal flutist with the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen, the Swedish Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra of La Scala in Milan, she has been principal flutist with the Badische Staatskapelle since 2013.