Katarzyna Bury - biography

Polish born flute virtuoso Katarzyna Bury has garnered acclaim wherever she performs. She studied at the music academies in Katowice and also in Freiburg (Germany) with Prof. Robert Aitken (Canada). She participated in many master classes with such world-famous artists as James Galway, Michel Debost, Eberhardt Grünenthal and others. While studying in Poland she had already become flutist with the Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra and was playing numerous concerts as a soloist in Poland and Germany. At nineteen years of age she was a prize-winner at the international flute competition in Krakow. She continued her studies in Germany, where she garnered further prizes at the international music competition Pacem in terris in Bayreuth.

In 1999 Ms. Bury took the First Prize at the International Competition for Flute in Frankfurt.

Together with guitarist Christian Reichert she won international chamber music prizes in Cologne and Frankfurt. She concertized extensively with Christian Reichert all over Europe. In addition to her broad repertory, her interest in contemporary music is evident in her many performances of debut works. She has made numerous recordings for compact disc, radio and television and has performed many concerts as soloist and chamber-musician all over Europe.