Participants 2018
Katarína Slavkovská flute

At the age of 14 she began studying at the Žilina Conservatory, where her teacher was Prof. J. Sršeň. During her studies she took part in Conservatories of the Slovak Republic competitions (1st prizes in 2013/ 2016). She also took part in the PRO BOHEMIA International Competition in Ostrava, where she won 1st prize and title of Laureate in 2016. In 2017 she won here the Absolute Winner title. This year she also took the Absolute Winner title at the Flautiáda international competition. While at the conservatory, she played in various chamber ensembles as well as in a jazz big band. She was accepted as a member of the European Youth Orchestra for the year 2017.

She has played at festivals: the Allegretto festival in Žilina and at the Janáčkův Máj festival in Ostrava. She has appeared as a solo performer with the State Chamber Orchestra of Slovakia. She has participated in master classes at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts led by Prof. V. Kunt, with whom she intends to continue in her studies.

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