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Peter-Lukas Graf
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Peter-Lukas Graf

Country of origin: Switzerland
Birthday: January 5, 1929

About Peter-Lukas Graf

Born in Zurich (Switzerland) in 1929, Peter-Lukas Graf studied the flute with André Jaunet (Zurich), Marcel Moyse and Roger Cortet (Paris). He was awarded the First Prize as flautist and the conductor’s diploma (Eugène Bigot) at the Conservatoire Nationale de Paris, recieved first prize at the International Music Contest of the ARD in Munich and the Bablock Prize of the H. Cohan International Music Award London.

The period as a principal flutist in Winterthur and in the Swiss Festival Orchestra Lucerne was succeded by many years of full time opera and symphonic conducting. At present, Peter-Lukas Graf plays, conducts and teaches internationally. He has made numerous CD recordings, radio and television productions. He now lives in Basle (Switzerland) where he is professor at the Music Academy.

Published by SCHOTT music International are his instrumental methods:

The Singing Flute

Check-up, 20 Basic Studies for Flutists

Interpretation, How to chape a melodic line