Biography Karin Leitner


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Born in Vienna
Studies and diploma at the Academy of Music and Arts, Vienna (Prof. W. Schulz) and at the Academy of Music Freiburg, Germany (Prof. R. Aitken)
Master classes with Peter Lukas Graf and Robert Aitken
Winner of the competitions Jugend musiziert, Musica Juventutis, Forum junger Künstler, Talentinum and Live Music Now (Yehudi Menuhin Foundation)
Solo concerts with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Vienna Mozart Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra Hradec Kralove, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Filharmonique de Besancon, London Gala Orchestra, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Capella Istropolitana, Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra, Lublin Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Radio Orchestra, Bratislava Symphony Orchestra and Thames Chamber Orchestra.
Chamber music recitals in the main concert halls in Austria (Konzerthaus, Musikverein Golden Hall, Brucknerhaus Linz, Carinthian Summer Festival,…), Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary (Szeged Intern. Music Festival, …), England (London Chamber Music Festival, …), Ireland (Festival Music in Great Irish Houses,….), Iran (National Concert Hall, Int. Fajdr-Music Festival,…), USA, South Africa, Holland, Switzerland, France and Italy, Concerts on the Hapag Lloyd cruise yacht MS Europa, Nepal and India.
Tutor at the Sandor Vegh Symposium for woodwinds, and chamber music workshops in Ireland, Northern Ireland, China, Iran and South Africa.
Guest Tutor at the University Melbourne, Australia.

Contract for the Stage Orchestra in the Vienna State Opera
Principal Flute and Principal Piccolo in the

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
London Mozart Players
Irish Chamber Orchstra
London Gala Orchestra
Phantom of the Opera
Les Miserables

CD Recordings

“Impressions” (Flute & Guitar)
“Soul Alignment” (Improvisations flute & synthesizer)

“The Gardens of Birr Castle Demesne” (flute & harp)

“Music of Great Irish Houses” (flute & harp)
“Castle Music” (flute & harp)
“Earthmagic” (flute, harp, orchestra)

“Seamagic” (flute, harp, orchestra)

“Skymagic” (flute, harp, orchestra) out 2013!

TV-recordings and Radio broadcastings in Austria (Ö 1) , France, Hungary, Ireland (Lyric Fm, Midland Radio 3, Highland Radio,…), Northern Ireland (BBC 1), South Africa, Australia and Czech Republic
Karin is the Artistic Director of the Vienna Film Orchestra

Karin has composed 3 new inspirational albums for flute, harp and orchestra and performs on a wooden flute, piccolo, Irish tinwhistle and Native American flute. She also uses celtic instruments (e.g. uillean pipes) and tribal instruments (e.g. didgeridoo):
Earthmagic, Seamagic, Skymagic

Karin played “Titanic” (Flute & Irish Tinwhistle) at the Vienna Filmball 2010 for Kevin SpaceyMaximilian Schell andChristoph Waltz.
Karin was awarded a Composition Prize of the City of Vienna in 2010 and has been appointed Artist & Composer in Residence in Tehran, Iran in 2012.

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