Le Phénix (SI)
The recorder ensemble Le Phenix started few years ago within the Academy of Music, under the guidance of prof. Mateja Bajt and in cooperation with her students. Today girls are already graduates and professors in addition to being well-established soloists. Dedicated to performing music from the Middle Ages to modern on original period instruments, with an emphasis on historical performance practice. They regularly perform at concerts and festivals in Slovenia and Italy, among other things, in the cycle of concerts of early music in Trieste, the Festival of Medieval and Renaissance Music in Ljubljana cycle Concerts by candlelight in Globodol, Festival Musica Locopolitana in Škofja Loka cycle Jeunesses Musicales Autumn Serenades concerts throughout Slovenia and at the Academy of Music. They also took part at the International Congress REMA in October 2016 in Celje.
Recording of the EDEM 2017: http://www.seviqc-brezice.si/articles/european-day-of-early-music-with-le-phnix.html
Mateja Bajt, studied the recorder at the Music School in Radovljica with Klemen Ramovš, and continued her studies with H. M. Kneihs at the University of Music in Vienna. She took teaching methodology courses and pursued also concert studies. In 1994 she graduated as a music teacher and in 1997 obtained a master's degree in concert performance with distinction. She received a special award from the Austrian Ministry of Science for her outstanding achievements. In 1998 she specialised in chamber and contemporary music. She follows a twofold career as a performer and as a teacher. She collaborates with distinguished musicians from Slovenia and abroad, giving concerts throughout Europe as soloist, member and leader of various ensembles. In 2003 she published a CD, called 'A Portrait of Love', performing french baroque music, which was received with critical acclaim in Slovenia, Austria and Germany. For many years since 1997 she had been teaching in different music schools. She designed study plans for undergraduate and graduate recorder programmes. Since 2005 she has been teaching at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet Ljubljana and the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, where the recorder was introduced in 2009. She regularly conducts summer courses and seminars for recorder teachers and pupils.
Una Košir began playing the recorder with teacher Barbara Cefera at the Edgar Willems Music Centre and continued her training at the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet under Mateja Bajt, passing the music matura examination with distinction. She is currently studying the recorder at the Ljubljana Academy of Music with the same teacher. She has won numerous prizes at national and international competitions, including a gold plaque and first prize at TEMSIG 2013 as a soloist and a gold plaque at TEMSIG 2015 with the ensemble La dolce fiamma. Performing as a soloist at TEMSIG 2016, she received a gold plaque, a first prize and a special diploma for achieving a perfect score of 100 points. In January 2015 she performed with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra at the First Philharmonic Festival of Baroque Music. This year she presented herself with the same orchestra as a soloist playing Vivaldi Concerto RV 441. In 2014 she received her Willems teaching diploma at the congress of the Fédération Internationale Willems in Rome. As well as studying she teaches introduction to music and solfeggio at the Edgar Willems Music Centre in Ljubljana. roduced in 2009. She regularly conducts summer courses and seminars for recorder teachers and pupils.
Kristina Martinc je svojo glasbeno pot začela kot učenka prečne flavte na glasbeni šoli Grosuplje, kjer je zaključila nižjo stopnjo šolanja. Kasneje se je preusmerila na igranje kljunaste flavte pri učiteljici Suzani Paternost Žužek. Šolanje je nadaljevala na Srednji glasbeni in baletni šoli Ljubljana pri prof. Mateji Bajt. Leta 2016 je pod mentorstvom iste profesorice uspešno zaključila študij na Akademiji za glasbo v Ljubljani in tako postala prva diplomantka na kljunasti flavti na omenjeni akademiji. Redno se udeležuje različnih seminarjev in poletnih šol za kljunasto flavto. Sodeluje v več ansamblih za staro glasbo (Hymnia, Capella Carniola, Tres Aves, Le Phénix), s katerimi redno koncertira na festivalih doma in v tujini. S komorno zasedbo Hymnia je za študijsko leto 2010/2011 prejela študentsko Prešernovo nagrado Akademije za glasbo v Ljubljani. V času študija je sodelovala pri različnih projektih baročnega orkestra Akademije za glasbo, dejavna pa je tudi kot solistka. Od leta 2008 poučuje na glasbeni šoli Zavoda sv. Stanislava v Ljubljani.