Thursday, May 25, 2017

Nathan Rinaldy | 2nd Prize | 2017 ENKOR Int'l Woodwinds & Brass Competition

Nathan Rinaldy - Flute, 12 yrs
Score: 91.95

Australian flutist with a big interest in music, sport, and math, Nathan Rinaldy started learning piano at age 4 and flute at 7. At age 6, he graduated as Concert Choir with the Keystone State Boychoir (USA). He sang on New Year’s Eve with the Silvester-Konzert Choir (Austria) conducted by Ivor Bolton. He was part of Young Classic Europe.

He has won several national and international flute competitions including First Prize in Karel Kunc Duo Competition (Germany), First Prize in Zgorzelec International Competition (Poland, 2016) with highest mark, and many others. He also performed in Carnegie Hall (USA) for three different times.

He has won scholarship for his flute studies from Temple University in Philadelphia (USA) and Payerbach (Austria). His benefit concerts with his sister were at ""Benefizkonzert des Rotary Klubs St. Rupert”, Salzburg, and with Musicopia, Philadephia (USA) in 2016. Recent charity concert to help refugee children in Salzburg in 2017.

He is currently studying with Ms. Britta Bauer at University of Mozarteum, Salzburg.

Francis Poulenc, Sonata für Flöte und Klavier 1. Satz 4.20 mins.
Gabriel Fauré, Fantasie, Op.79, 5.01 mins.

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