Rebekka BrunnerTransverse flute
Spot on: her distinctive eastern Swiss dialect
Rebekka Brunner loves making music on the richly coloured transverse flutes of various eras. As a member of diverse international baroque orchestras, Les Musiciens du Prince-Monaco, Les Passions de l'Âme, Orchestra La Scintilla at Zurich Opera, Zurich Baroque Orchestra and others, she performs on stages and at festivals throughout Europe.
Rebekka Brunner studied flute at the Zurich University of the Arts with Philippe Racine and received her concert diploma in 2001. She then continued her studies in Paris with a focus on contemporary music and historically informed performance practice. She completed her transverse flute specialisation in historically informed performance practice with a Master of Music degree from the Koninklijk Conservatorium in Brussels under Barthold Kuijken in 2005.
Rebekka Brunner has received various study prizes and twice the Cultural Promotion Prize of the Canton of Thurgau. She lives in Zurich and is active as a music teacher in addition to her busy concert schedule.