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Anne Freitag is one of the most versatile flutists of her generation. With a wide repertoire from 12th-21st century she plays as first flutist with groups like Chamber Orchestra Basel, Lautten Compagney Berlin, musica cubicularis, Hathor Consort, La Mouvance, as well as a soloist with orchestras like Arte dei Suonatori, Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra, Batzdorfer Hofkapelle and others. She won several international competitions, amongst others the prestigious Musica antiqua Brugge. She studied historical flutes & improvisation in Basel, recorder & medieval music with Pedro Memelsdorff, and graduated from a professional Feldenkrais training programme with Beatriz Walterspiel and Angelica Feldmann.
Since 2014 she has been teaching historical flutes, Renaissance consort and chamber music at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig, and gave workshops at the Festival de Musique Improvisée Lausanne, the Leipzig Improvisation festival and others.
"Now the real thing is the doing [...] one important thing of the Method is, it´s not the teacher who teaches, but the people who learn; and the teacher's duty is to present it in such a way that [...] all must improve approximately the same amount during each lesson. If it doesn't happen, it shows that the teacher doesn't know how the nervous system functions. And as you all have nervous systems more or less normal, not better, not worse than your spine or teeth, or any other function that you have, therefore you should be able to work and improve approximately the same amount, at each lesson. […] some will learn a little more the first lesson and some the other [...]" Moshe Feldenkrais