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Anna Januj

English, German, Italian, Hungarian

Anna Januj was born in 1978 in Hungary and studied recorder at the Conservatory of Music in Szeged, the University of Music in Vienna and the Early Music faculty at the "Accademia Internazionale di Musica" in Milan, where she graduated in 2002.

From 2003 she was a student at the "Hochschule für Musik und Theater" in Leipzig, where she obtained her Diploma in 2007 and Master Diploma in 2009. Her teachers were Anneke Boeke, Pedro Memelsdorff, Antje Hensel and Robert Ehrlich. During her studies she was the recipient of many scholarships - for example from the „Fondazione Marco Fodella”, „Hungarian Eötvös Stipendium” and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.


Anna Januj is a founding member of the Hungarian chamber music groups "L'Eclisse" and ”Accademia Capricciosa”, and also played regularly with Savaria Baroque and Orfeo Orchestra as soloist as well as with the Bachakademie Stuttgart, Merseburger Hofmusik, La Villanella Basel, Gewandhausorchester und Thomanenchor Leipzig, Berliner Bach Akademie, Cammermusik Potsdam, Le Concert Lorrain, La Tempesta amongst others.


Since 2003 Anna Januj leads international masterclasses every year, for example in Tokaj, in Szeged, in Pomaz and Miszla. 


She has taken part in many Hungarian and foreign CD recordings, and works as a soloist all over Europe, Japan, China and South Korea.

Since 2009 she teaches the recorder class at the Musikakademie in Leipzig, and she is visiting lecturer in Austria (Kunstuniversität, Graz), in Hungary (Universities of Szeged, Miskolc, Budapest)