Herman van Kogelenberg


Herman van Kogelenberg is principal flutist of the Munich Philharmonic.
Whilst studying, Herman was appointed Principal Flute with the Orchestre
Philharmonique de Liège in 1999. He resigned from the orchestra to join the
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam from 2003 until 2010. An
invitation by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and their musical
director Yannick Nézet-Séguin to become their principal flute led to
Rotterdam in 2010, and in September 2013 he was appointed principal flutist
of the Münchner Philharmoniker under Lorin Maazel. With the Münchner
Philharmoniker he appeared as a soloist in 2016 and 2018. Since 2017 he is
also solo flutist of Orchestra Mozart, founded by Claudio Abbado.
Regular guest appearances with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Symphony
Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio, Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the
Chamber Orchestra of Europe complete the agenda.
A passionate and dedicated teacher, Herman van Kogelenberg is regularly
invited to give masterclasses in Europe, USA, South America and Asia. As
faculty member at the Pacific Music Festival Japan; at the Manhattan School
of Music New York, the University of California Los Angeles, Shanghai
Conservatory of Music; Munich, Basel, Bern and Geneva conservatories,
Kobe University, or in Tokyo, Seoul, Taiwan and Brasil.
Between 2007 and 2010 Herman van Kogelenberg was professor at the Royal
Conservatory of The Hague and from 2010 till 2013 at the Rotterdam
Conservatory Codarts.


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