Please allow me that, apart from my regrettable ignorance of the Hungarian language, I remain Magyar in my heart and soul from birth to the grave. As a consequence, I earnestly wish to further the progress of Hungarian music.

Liszt to Antal Augusz
Ágnes Lakatos

Ágnes Lakatos

Jazz Department

Jazz Singing as Main Subject, Jazz Vocals

Born: 1962, Kalocsa 

Academic degree, university position: DLA, associate professor

Bartók Béla Secondary School of Music
Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Jazz Department
Postgraduate training: public education expert 

Teaching activities:
Since 1988: teacher and later director of the Ferenc Erkel Primary Art Institution and Secondary School of Jazz
Since 2004: professor at the Jazz Department of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
Since 2008: jazz singing teacher and head of the Jazz Department at the Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music 

Invited lecturer, master classes:
Since 2004, annually: Lamantin Improvisation Camp, Szombathely
2007: Debrecen
2008: Sepsiszentgyörgy (Sfântu Gheorghe), Romania
2011, 2013: Franz Liszt Hochshule (Weimar)
2014: International Symposium on Singing in Music Education, Budapest
2015: World Voice Day, Budapest
2016: Conservatorio of Music Antonio Scontrino,Trapani, Sicily (ITA)
2018: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EST)
2018: Conservatorio Statale di Musica Francesco Venezze (ITA)
2019: AEC Jazz and Pop Platform Meeting Trondheim (NOR) – lecture

Major concerts:
1997, 2000: Berlin, Bucharest (Cultural Institute of Hungary) – Ágnes Lakatos Trio
2003–2008: Sepsiszentgyörgy Festival, Sziget Festival, Valley of Arts Festival in Kapolcs, MOL Festival, Lamantin Jazz Festival
2005: Riva del Garda (ITA)
2007: Custoza, (ITA)
2006: Graz, (A)
2004: Olomouc (CHE)
2011, 2013: Weimar (D)
2014, 2015: Liszt Academy
2011: Bayreuth (D)
2016: Triapani Music Festival, Sicily (ITA)
2016: Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Mitzpe-Ramon (ISR)
2018: Tallinn (EST)
2018: Rovigo (ITA)

Orchestral membership:

Former ensembles:
Ágnes Lakatos Trio
Jazz Jet

Current ensembles:
Voice and Bass
Lakatos Ágnes Standard Zone
Lakatos Ágnes Special Zone

2000: Lakatos Ágnes Quartet: Covered by Frost, (BMM),
2003: East Side Jazz Company: Bora (BMM),
2005: Eat Side Jazz Company: Fata Morgana (BMM)
2006: Jazz Voices: Voice-Sing (BMM)
2008: Voice and Bass I. (BMM)
2013: Voice and Bass II.: Into the Groove (Hunnia)
2014: Csuhaj-Barna Tibor: Corridors (Hunnia)
2021: Lakatos Ágnes Special Zone: I’m Just Singing a Song (Hunnia)
2021: Voice and Bass : Black Crow, feat.: Gyémánt Bálint (Hunnia)

Awards and honors:
2004: Gold medal at the Cantata Mondial, one of the world’s biggest vocal festival and competition, organized in Olomouc (Czech Republic)
2010: Artisjus Pedagogy Award