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Sabrina

Frey

Various Work

since 2015

Director of the Baroque Masterclass in Schloss Weikersheim with focus on chamber music. www.barockmeisterkurs.com

since 2016

Director of the Festival Ausseer Barocktage in Austria. www.ausseerbarocktage.com

starting 2017

Organisation of the  International Baroque Masterclasses in the Kartause Gaming, Austria. Website

since fall 2018

Further education for a certified Coach  Isi/esa/bso at the Institut für systemische Impulse in Zürich

 

As a recorder player, Sabrina Frey is one of the outstanding baroque music artistes of her generation, whether as a soloist or in an ensemble.

 

She received awards for her mastery of the recorder at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, the University of Music Freiburg and the Zurich University of the Arts. As a soloist she also won well-known international baroque music competitions.

 

This enabled her to found the ensemble Ars Musica Zurich with members of leading European baroque orchestras (Europa Galante/Accademia Bizantina/Il Giardino Armonico/Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra). She prepared for recorder concerts (soloist/ ensemble) under the direction of well-known conductors like Marcus Creed, Luca Pianca, Helmuth Rilling and Muhai Tang.

 

Sabrina Frey has performed in concerts with “I Barrochisti”, the “Basel Chamber Orchestra”, the “Viennese Boys’ Choir”, the “Moscow Baroque Soloists” and the “Zurich Chamber Orchestra”. In music ensembles with valued chamber music partners, Sabrina Frey has been heard together with musicians such as Maurice Steger (recorder), Nuria Rial (soprano), Julia Schröder (violin), Naoki Kitaya (harpsichord), Vittorio Ghielmi (viola da gamba), Georg Nigl (baritone), Fiorenza de Donatis (violin) and Sebastian Wienand (harpsichord).

 

 Sabrina Frey published her latest baroque music CD "Accademia dell'Arcadia" 2015 with the label TYXart. Her CD “Graupner - per il flauto” appeared with Berlin Classics (edel) and received excellent notices all over the world.

 

She has further taken part in recordings of baroque music for Harmonia Mundi France, Sony BMG and Hänssler classic.

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Awards

Promotion Prize Orpheus Konzerte

The Orpheus Prize was won at a competition. The competition allows young soloists to win performances at concerts. Sabrina Frey could give her Debut at the Tonhalle Zurich together with her harpsichord Partner Vital Julian Frey.

since 2014

Qualified person in recorder for bachelor projects at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

Professor for recorder and chamber music at the Baroque Academy of the Menuhin Festival Gstaad

since 2013

Expert for recorder at the conservatory  Zürich for talented youth and tests.

since 2012

Jury at the Entrada and Final of the Swiss Youth Competition SJMW

2010 - 2012

Masterclass at the Musikakademie  Solothurn, assistant of Prof. Maurice Steger

since 2010

Accredited lecturer at the Kalaidos Fachhochschule for students

2004 - 2010

Teaching assignment at the Musikschule Olten, Switzerland

since 2004

Festa Special Award International Competition

Osaka, Japan

Outstanding Ensembles are invited to the chamber music competition in Osaka, Japan. Sabrina Frey convinced the jury together with her quartett und recieved the Festa Special Award.

Private lessons with students, grown-ups and talented pupils

since 2003

Scholarship of the International Jeunesses Musicales

Jeneunesses Musicales is an European organisation for the promotion of young musical talents. It organizes concerts and and is represents the youth in 45 countries. Sabrina Frey has been invited for tours through Germany, Belgkum and Austria.

Teaching assignment at the Musikschule Liestal, Switzerland

2002 

Scholarship and Special Prize ot the

Deutschen Stiftung Musikleben

The Deutschte Stiftung Musikleben supports young outstanding musical talents in Germany since 1962. Sabrina Frey performed numerous times in the concerts "Foyer Junger Künstler", for example in Schloss Bellvue Berlin, Schloss Pillnitz Dresden.

Teaching assignment at the Musikschule Wels, Austria

Sabrina Frey in Pictures

Erlanger Prize for the best interpretation of contemporary music

A musician recieves a reward for the best interpretation of a contemporary piece. It has to be composed after 1950 and has to contain modern playing skills.

Leonberger Music Prize

The Leonberger Music Prize is awarded to outstanding young musicians who recieved a  first prize at the national German competition "Jugend Musiziert". Apart from the prize, Sabrina Frey could play several concerts surrounding Leonberg.

National Prizes at Jugend Musiziert Germany

The competition "Jugend Musiziert" is the largest youth competition in Germany with yearly over 20'000 participants. There are three levels: region - state - country. Sabrina Frey won five 1. and three 2. prizes at the final competition as soloist and chamber music player.

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Education

2001 - 2003

Concert diploma in the masterclass of Kees Boeke at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (Switzerland)

Graduation with honours

1999 - 2002

Artistic instruction by Prof. Agnes Dorwarth at the Musikhochschule Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany),

Graduation with honours

1997 - 2001

Music studies with teaching diploma at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Vienna (Austria); Recorder with Rahel Stoellger; Main Emphasis on conducting

1993 - 2005

Oboen- and baroque oboe classes with Günter Theis, Andreas Hoelz, Omar Zoboli and Martin Stadler

1984 until 1997

Recorder and piano lessons in Luzern (Switzerland), Wetzlar (Germany) and Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)