Bence Szepesi


12 times prizewinner (Germany, Japan, Belgium, Italy, Hungary), concertized in more than 22 countries (USA, Canada, Japan, South-Korea, Qatar, Mauritius, Russia, Israel, China, Taiwan, etc.). 

Took a degree at the Liszt Academy Budapest; CNSMDP, Paris, and recently doing his doctorate program at Liszt Academy Budapest. 

Guest player of the "Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy" and  concertmaster of the WASBE IYWO in Hamamatsu (Japan). 

Soloist of the Wind Orchestra of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music on a concert tour in Spain, Italy and France. Played many times with Symphonic, Wind, String, Chamber Orchestras (Mozart, Weber, Copland, Shaw, Grgin, Marcello, Piazzolla), and with string quartets (Mozart, Weber, Brahms). Performed "Clarinet Concerto" by Aaron Harlap (ISR) with the Dohnanyi Symphony Orchestra, and "Psalm" (also by Aaron Harlap), accompanied by the Solti Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the composer. Performed and made a CD recording of "Clarinet Concerto" (which piece was written especially to him) by Balazs Horvath with the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. 

Principal clarinetist of the Dohnanyi Symphony Orchestra since 1992. Founder and artistic leader of Budapest Saxophone Quartet. Former professor of Velence Summer Arts Festival, member of the jury of the National Clarinet and Saxophone Competition, Hungary and International Saxophone Competition, Sestri-Levante, Italy. Former guest clarinet professor of Erno Dohnanyi Conservatory of Music, Veszprem. 

Clarinet and saxophone masters in Piacenza, Italy; Doha, Qatar; guest professor of Podsreda International Saxophone Summer Academy, Slovenia. 

Concertized with Ennio Morricone in Asia, Africa, Europe tour in 2009. 

Artist of RICO (USA). “Artisjus” prize winner in 2010. Professor of saxophone at University of Miskolc, since 2010.

Representative of European Clarinet Association, and National Chairman of International Clarinet Association.

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