Bálint Mohai

Mohai BálintEducated subject: Fagott

2011- …: UdK Berlin, Soloist Master (Prof. Eckart Hübner’s Department)
2008-2011: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Bachelor (Class by István Hartenstein)
2004-2008: Bartók Béla Music Secondary School (Class by József Vajda)
2002-2004: XVIII. District Ernő Dohnányi Music School (Tamás Pécsi, Tibor Mohai)

Master classes:
Participants were Klaus Thunemann, Eckart Hübner, Georg Klütsch, Radovan Vlatkovic, Michel Arrignon, Reen De Reede, Alessandro Carbonare, Marco Rizzi, Jaime Martin, György Lakatos, György Keszler, Ágnes Herpai, László Hadadi and Iván Madarász.

2011-2012: DAAD scholarship (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)
2011: Fellowship for the Public Foundation for Teaching Aid for Education
2010-2011: Erasmus Scholarship to Berlin

Youth Bands, Festivals:
2007-2011: 5 consecutive years in the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO). He traveled with them to Europe, China and America’s most important festivals and concert halls.
2009-2010: For two consecutive years in Santander, Paloma O’Shea (Encuentro de Música Y Academia De Santander).
2009: The EMCY (European Union Music Competition for Youth) invited him to the “Stars of Tomorrow” solo and chamber music tour together with three other young musicians.
2007: The SHMF (Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival) has been invited by the World Youth Orchestra to members of the band.

Major actions:
2011: Invitation from the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra to the Talentum 2012 Festival, Zlinbe (International Festival of Young Concert Artists Talent 2012) to contribute as a soloist to C.M. von Weber’s bladder competition, Michal Hájek.
2011: Presentation Concert at the Headquarters of the National Association of Hungarian Journalists (MUOSZ)
2010: Concert of Emsbürener Musiktage at Emsbüren Music Concert as a soloist and chamber musician.
2009: As a soloist at the 57th European Festive Festival Festival in Passau (Festpiele Europäische Wochen Passau).
2009: After winning the Concertino Prague Music Competition, he performed at the Rudolfinum Grand Hall in Prague with the Czech Radio Orchestra under the direction of Alexander Apolín, C.M. von Weber’s Bassoon concert. After this concert he was able to take part in a South Bohemian tour with the other awarded.
2006: He performed Mozart’s B-major basson concert in the Young Soloist Concert series with the Bartók Béla Youth Symphony Orchestra in the National Gallery and the ELTE Law Faculty’s Decoration Room.

Conductors with whom he worked with:
Played with Sir Colin Davis, Herbert Blomstedt, Peter Stark, Claus Peter Flor, Matthias Bamert, Gianandrea Noseda, Vladimir Askhenazy, Iván Fischer, Leonidas Kavakos, Zoltan Kocsis, Peter Csaba, Alexander Apolin, Peter Schreier and Domonkos Héja.

Chamber Partners:
He has been featured in such concerts as chamber concerts such as Klaus Thunemann, Michel Arrignon, Marco Rizzi, Alessandro Carbonare, Jaime Martin, Miroslav Sekera, Angela Firkins, Matthias Backer, Johannes Peitz, Christian-Friedrich Dallmann and Antoni Ortiz.

Radio and TV recordings:
Radio and TV recordings were made by MR3 Bartók, Bajor Rádió, Czech Radio 3, Slovak Radio 3, BBC3, Swiss-Italian Classical Radio, Hungarian Television, Danube Television, Slovak Television and Czech National Television.

2010: He is one of the winners of the Music Academy’s Talent Competition
2010: Finale in the New Talent Competition, founded by Sir Yehudi Menuhin in Pozsony (Europen Brodcasting Union’s New Talent Competition)
2009-2010: For two consecutive years he won the Bartók Radio Young Talent Competition
2008: 2nd and 3rd place at the National High School Chamber Music Competition in Szeged
2008: 1st prize at the 42nd International Concertino Prague Music Competition
2007: 1st prize at the National High School Bassoon Competition in Veszprém
2005: 2nd prize at the National High School Bassoon Competition in Veszprém
2004: Winner of the Sopron National Music School of Bassoon Competition