©2018 by Adrienn Kantor

Biography

Adrienn Kantor has performed as a soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra in New York, and as a freelance musician with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Ballet Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra. She participated in the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's mentoring scheme, and has toured with orchestras as principal flautist in Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York, Shanghai Grand Theater, National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Konzerthaus Vienna, and Konzerthaus Berlin, among others.
She is a prize winner of the New York Flute Club's Competition, the Bard Conservatory's Concerto Competition, and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Concerto Competition. In 2015 she received the Silver Medal of The Musicians' Company and joined the Company's Yeomen Programme.
Adrienn holds a Master of Music degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from the Bard Conservatory, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Studies from Bard College, New York.

Solo Performances

Reinecke: Flute Concerto with the American Symphony Orchestra and conductor Leon Botstein

 

Nielsen: Flute Concerto with the Royal Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra and conductor Christian Kluxen

 

Larry Sitsky: Solo Sonata in Shanghai's Drama Theatre

Chamber Music

New York: Contemporaneous Ensemble, Bard Baroque Ensemble, SummerScape Festival, Music.Alive! concert series, Shandelee Festival

 

Scotland: Dalcroze project with the Red Note Ensemble

 

London: performance of Pierrot Lunaire and CD recording of music by Tasoulla Christou with members of The Musician's Company

Orchestra

Freelance work with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Ballet Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Principal flute at the New York String Orchestra Seminar at Carnegie Hall with conductor Jaime Laredo

Master of Music Flute Performance, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

 

Bachelor of Music, Bard College Conservatory of Music

 

Bachelor of Arts - German Studies, Bard College

New York Flute Club Competition: second prize (tie)

 

Bard Conservatory Concerto Competition

 

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Concerto Competition

 

RCS Woodwind Concerto Competition

 

John MacGregor Flute Prize

 

Bito Scholarship

 

The Musician's Company (London): Silver Medal

Private teaching in Scotland 2014-2018

Private teaching in New York since 2018

Education

Awards

Teaching

"Praise to Adrienn Kantor for her graceful adornment in the slow movement of the Brahms Double Concerto."

Eugene Chan, examiner.com, Carnegie Hall, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Jaime Laredo - conductor, Daniel Hope - violin, Paul Watkins - cello

"... excelled in nuance, tone, and poetic edge"

Kevin T. McEneaney, The Millbrook Independent, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale on Hudson, Reinecke: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein - conductor

“Allen and, especially, Kantor are very adept at playing fast and furious, up and down the ivory keys and up and down the silver metal keys”

Barry Plaxen, The Catskill Chronicle, Shandelee Music Festival, NY: recital with pianist Erika Allen (Debussy, Gaubert, Poulenc, Saint-Saens, Prokofiev)