Our task is to form veritable talents who possess the necessary gifts to become masters, without attending to the ungifted mediocrity.

Liszt to Giovanni Sgambati
Zsolt Romos

Zsolt Romos

Woodwind and Brass Department

Flute main subject, Methodology of Flute Performance, Teaching Methodology

 

Academic degree, university post: teacher of the arts

Date, place of birth: 05.01.1969

Subjects: flute major, intermediate and basic methodology, reading orchestral part, lecturer responsible for teacher specialist training, teacher of practical training


Studies:
2015-: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Music Mentor and Teacher of Practical Training
2010-: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Doctoral School, DLA dissertation topic: Dukay Barnabás: A kő lobogó lángja /Barnabás Dukay: The Stone’s Blazing Flame/
1987-1993 Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music (teachers: Lóránt Kovács and Erika Sebők), flute-teacher diploma (honours)
1983-1987: Békéscsaba Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music, teacher: Eszter Alföldy-Boruss.

Courses:
András Adorján, Jean-Claude Gérard, Jean-Pierre Rampal, János Bálint, Zoltán Gyöngyössy, István Matuz.

Teaching activities, posts as guest professor, principal master classes:
2014-: University of Debrecen Music Faculty, assistant professor
2001-: Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music, Budapest – teacher of the arts, head of department
2001-: University of Pécs Faculty of Arts, Music Institute – teacher of the arts (lecturer)
from 1991 he has been teaching; expertise gained during his career as a teacher from primary level through secondary to higher education at every level of flute tuition. His students have been successful at competitions and festivals in Hungary and abroad. From 2014, he has been head of the woodwind section of the Hungarian Music Teachers’ Association (ZETA). He is often invited to sit on juries of domestic and international competitions, he regularly holds master classes, presentational classes, extension training courses and performances both in Hungary and abroad.
 

Recordings:
The Conscience – Narrative Chamber Works (1993; Leo Records)
Gábor Olgyay – Aurél Holló: MISSA NOE (2002)
Gábor Olgyay – Aurél Holló: IZZIK A MENNY – oratorio with parts for mass (2003)
Gábor Olgyay – Aurél Holló: ALTAMIRA (2006)
Victimae – Vocal and chamber music (2009; Hungaroton)
Legacies 9 Amadinda Percussion Group (2012; Hungaroton)

Publications:
Zoltán Gyöngyössy: Pearls (Közreadó, 2012)

Articles:
“Visszatekintés az I. Budapesti Bántai Vilmos Fuvolaversenyre” /Retrospective on the 1st Budapest Vilmos Bántai Flute Competition/ Fuvolaszó vol. XI. 2002/2., No. 37.
“Tiszteletbeli fuvolás Sári József” /Honorary flautist József Sári/ Fuvolaszó vol. XI. 2002/2., No. 37.
“Újra itthon Sebők Erika” /Erika Sebők back home/ Fuvolaszó vol. XIII. 2004/1., No. 40.
“Az élet nem csak egy fuvola, Kovács Imre 80 éves” /Life is not only a flute, Imre Kovács at 80/ Fuvolaszó vol. XIII. 2004/2., No. 41.
“Találkozóról-találkozóra” /From meeting to meeting/ Fuvolaszó vol. XIII. 2005/1., No. 42.
“Gyöngyössy Zoltán 50! 50?” Fidelio 20 February 2008

Orchestra membership:
2000-: Flute dѐ Artifice flute quartet and flute ensemble
1993-1995: Budapest Festival Orchestra
1992-1998: Matáv Symphony Orchestra
1992-2014: Componensemble

Other activities:
from 2000: planning, layout of score graphical work, publications (Amadinda Percussion Group, György Kurtág, József Sári, Barnabás Dukay, Zsolt Serei, Gergely Ittzés, Anthony Newman)
2015-: score graphics exhibition: Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music

Principal concerts:
1992-1998: member of the Matáv Symphony Orchestra. From 1993 until 1995 he was a permanent assistant with the Budapest Festival Orchestra. He has performed as orchestral musician in virtually every country in Europe, in the US and Canada. He is committed to Hungarian contemporary music. He is associated with the presentation of numerous contemporary compositions. He regularly works (as performer and teacher) with the following composers: Barnabás Dukay, Zsolt Serei, József Sári, Máté Hollós, Zoltán Jeney.

Prizes, awards:
Artisjus Prize 2010
Rector’s Prize 2013
Teacher of the Year 2014 (teaching prize in the XXI district, Budapest)
Coaching Prize, Elek Tihamér National Secondary School Flute Competition 2005, 2007, 2010
Coaching Prize, Bántai Vilmos Budapest Flute Competition 2002, 2009, 2011, 2012

Contact: rozsolt@gmail.com