Veronika Blachuta is an Austrian flutist with Polish roots. An ambitious career has already taken her to international concert stages and to renowned orchestras. Concert tours have led the young flutist through numerous European countries as well as to Asia. She has performed as a soloist with major symphony orchestras such as the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra. She has been awarded several prizes at international competitions – for example 1st prize and overall victory at the 45th international radio competition ‘Concertino Praga’ as well as prize-winner at the 6th international flute competition in Krakow.
She gained her first experience as an orchestral musician as principal flutist of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, with which she performed in European concert halls such as the Vienna Musikverein, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées and the Palau de la Mùsica Catalana in Barcelona. From 2017 to 2019, the Austrian musician was a scholarship holder at the Orchestra Academy of the Staatskapelle Berlin under the direction of Daniel Barenboim. Within the framework of this and also subsequently, multiple invitations followed as solo flutist at the Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin. Further invitations led her in the same position to the SWR Symphony Orchestra.
The Vienna-born flutist received her training with Prof. Michael Kofler at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. In 2020, she completed her Master’s degree with distinction. For her master’s thesis, she was awarded the “Prize for Excellent Master’s Thesis” by the University Mozarteum Salzburg. She received further significant musical impulses from Thomas Beyer, Andrea Lieberknecht and Philippe Bernold.
As a passionate chamber musician, Veronika Blachuta makes music in versatile projects. She is a founding member of the Trio Parémi, with whom she performs at numerous festivals nationally and internationally. In 2023, the trio is invited to the Vienna Musikverein with a programme dedicated to female composers.