INTRODUCING BALÁZS RUMY
Recognized for his inspired performances and beautiful tone, Hungarian musician Balázs Rumy has been member of both the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and the Verbier Festival Orchestra. He is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions, including the 62nd Geneva Competition, and the 2009 Carl Nielsen International Competition. As the winner of Juilliard’s Leo Ruiz Memorial Recital Award, he made his Weill Recital Hall Debut in Carnegie Hall on 13 November 2013 with pianist Deborah Lee.
Mr. Rumy holds degrees from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Conservatory of Geneva, and The Juilliard School. His main professors were Béla Kovács, Thomas Friedli, Romain Guyot, Jean-Michel Bertelli and Charles Neidich. He currently serves as principal clarinet of the Hungarian State Opera besides being on the clarinet faculty at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music.