Musician

Eva-Nina Kozmus

flute

Eva-Nina Kozmus, born in 1994, began her musical career in Slovenia at the age of five. She later studied with prof. Milena Lipovšek and completed her studies in the Conservatory of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana in 2010 under her mentorship. In the same year she was accepted in CNSMD in Lyon in the class of prof. Philippe Bernold, Julien Beaudiment, Claude Lefebvre and Gilles Cottin where she graduated in 2013 and in 2015 earned a master’s degree. 

Eva-Nina is a first prize winner of many international competitions. The most prominent is the first prize at the prestigious competition Eurovision Young Musician 2010 in Vienna. Moreover, she receives a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein. 

She is a regular guest at festivals such as FESTIVAL NEXT GENERATION in Bad Ragaz (Switzerland), Bell 'Arte Frankfurt RheinMain Musik (Germany), Rising stars in Moscow, Festival Messiaen in France, Molyvos festival in Greece, Festival Allegro Vivo in Austria, flute festival in Zagorje (Slovenia) and Mecklenburg Vorpommern (Germany). She also appeared on a show “Stars from tomorrow” on a TV network Arte in collaboration with Rolando Villazón. By his invitation she will make a debut at the 2020 Mozartwochen in Salzburg. 

Very passionate about chamber music, she participates in various international chamber ensembles and has played with artists such as Catharina Chen, Benedict Klöckner, Danae and Kiveli Dörken, Yury Revich, Marc Bouchkov, Laura Ruiz Ferreres, Solenne Païdassi, Céline Moinet, Sebastian Manz, Adrien Boisseau, Kian Soltani and many others. Eva-Nina is also a member of the Slovenian trio with Karmen Pečar Koritnik (cello) and Mojca Zlobko-Vajgl (harp). 

She is very honored to be able to work with Slovenian and foreign composers and has premiered many of their pieces. In 2012 the collection of pieces by Slovenian composers dedicated to her has been published, entitled "Moods". 

She also played chamber music concerts and recitals in many European countries, Russia and America and is regularly invited to play as a flute solo in orchestras such as the orchestra of the Lyon opera, Lyon National Symphony Orchestra, Bordeaux Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra of Capitole de Toulouse, the Toulon Opera Orchestra, Gürzenich Orchestera Cologne, Konzerthaus Berlin, Oslo Philharmonic, Limoges orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and others. 

She regularly plays in Liechtenstein Symphony orchestra and is a member of ENSEMBLE ESPERANZA, the winner of the OPUS KLASSIK 2019. The Ensemble is composed of scholarship holders of the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein. She will be the “Intendant in Residence” at the 2019 :alpenarte music festival in Bregenzerwald, Austria.