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Dora Ombodi(1)

Dóra Ombodi was born in Békéscsaba, Hungary. She studied flute with Irmela Bossler, Baroque flute with Benedek Csalog and Composition with Siegfried Thiele in Leipzig. She won the first prize and the special prize for the best interpretation of a work J. S. Bach  in the International Handel Competition in Halle in 2001, the DAAD prize 2001 for foreign students, awarded for excellent performance, the second prize in the International Flute Competition in Markneukirchen in 2002, the first prize in the German Music College Competition Frankfurt in 2004, and the first prize in the International Kuhlau Competition in Uelzen in 2005. Between 2003 and 2006 she has played in the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig. Within the years following on this she has taught at the College of Music in Leipzig. She has given concerto performances throughout Europe, Japan, Korea and India  and she has also made many recordings. Dóra Ombodi has been invited to give master classes on the Early Music Summer Academies Tokaj and Szeged (Hungary). She currently lives and works in Germany, where she  plays on Baroque, Classical, Romantic and modern instruments with the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra of Leipzig, Leipzig Baroque Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Württemberg, Cammermusik Potsdam, Dresden Baroque Orchestra and the Lautten Compagney.