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Nerina von Mayer

By May 11, 2020April 4th, 2024Uncategorized

Nerina von Mayer was born in Johannesburg. She studied in Cape Town, Vienna and London and holds a BMus and MMus in Flute Performance. She won the Jules Kramer Award for Best Woodwind Player. Alternate Principal Flute in the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra and CTPO for 16 years, she has performed as soloist with the CTSO, CTPO and CAPAB orchestras and also for the prestigious Cape Town Concert Club. She has recorded for the SABC and is a well-known recitalist and chamber musician. After heading the Flute Department at UCT’s College of Music for many years, she now acts as the External Examiner for Woodwinds at UCT, also examines for Stellenbosch University and is frequently asked to adjudicate music competitions and Eisteddfods. She pursues a busy and varied freelance career, teaching, concertizing and performing on a freelance basis with the CPO and the Cape Town Pops Orchestra. She is a member of the well-known Hungarian Trio, one of Cape Town’s most sought-after ensembles.

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