Director of the Baroque Masterclass in Schloss Weikersheim with focus on chamber music. www.barockmeisterkurs.com
Director of the Festival Ausseer Barocktage in Austria. www.ausseerbarocktage.com
Organisation of the International Baroque Masterclasses in the Kartause Gaming, Austria. Website
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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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.
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
Expert for recorder at the conservatory Zürich for talented youth and tests.
Jury at the Entrada and Final of the Swiss Youth Competition SJMW
2010 - 2012
Masterclass at the Musikakademie Solothurn, assistant of Prof. Maurice Steger
Accredited lecturer at the Kalaidos Fachhochschule for students
2004 - 2010
Teaching assignment at the Musikschule Olten, Switzerland
Festa Special Award International Competition
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
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
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.
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)