Australian-born flautist Antonia Berg began her musical studies with the piano at the age of four, commencing flute studies at the age of ten. She studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music for much of her childhood, attending their junior academy, before winning a place at the High School and graduating with 1st place in Music and the Sydney Lyceum Club Prize. She was then awarded the Dr Harris Phillip Greenberg & Olav Gurney-Jensen Scholarship for Woodwind to continue her tertiary studies in Sydney with James Kortum and Aldo Baerten before moving to London. She has been a scholar at the Guildhall School of Music, since 2013, where she is continuing her undergraduate degree, studying with Sarah Newbold, Philippa Davies, Ian Clarke & Gareth Davies. She has competed with success in competitions around Australia, winning and placing in championship sections of the NSW Flute Society Eisteddfod, Sydney Eisteddfod, the Fine Music Young Performer Award, CHAOS Soloists Competition, and the Australian Flute Festival’s Young Artists Competition, and plans to enter European and other International Competitions this year. Antonia has been Principal flute of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Orchestra, and performed with the Guildhall School’s Opera and Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Orchestra of the Lyon Conservatoire. She has been broadcast on multiple occasions by Fine Music FM in Australia, and was granted the opportunity to perform as a featured artist at the Sydney Opera House shortly before leaving Sydney. She has performed in recitals in Australia, England, Italy, Belgium and France. She is currently on exchange at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon, studying with Julien Beaudiment, principal flute of the Opera de Lyon and Emmanuelle Reville, principal of the Orchestra National de Lyon.
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