THE PHILHARMONIC
Nicole Preßler
Nicole Preßler
  • Flute
  • Principal

Born in 1983 in Plauen, Germany, Nicole Preßler entered the University Mozarteum Salzburg to study with Professor Michael Kofler in 2002.

As soloist and chamber musician, Nicole Preßler has appeared throughout Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and the Far East. She took part in chamber music festivals such as the Oleg Kagan Festival Kreuth, Chard Festival in England, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Bach Festival Leipzig, Aspekte Festival Salzburg and the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, South Africa.

In 1999 and 2000, she played as solo flutist in the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with Daniel Barenboim and in 2002 toured with the Verbier Festival Orchestra under James Levine and Charles Dutoit.

Her radio and television coverage includes ORF, NDR, SWR, and MDR, in Hong Kong, Mumbai, Moscow and Beograd.

Nicole Preßler is a multiple federal-prize winner of Germany in the solo category. She was a scholarship holder of the German Competition of the Deutsche Musikrat. She was awarded 2nd place at the international music competition Pacem in Terris in Bayreuth and the International Flute Competition Krákow, and won the Special Prize for the best interpretation of the flute concerto of Penderecki.