2nd Prize ex aequo flute 2014
Born in 1990 in Portugal, Adriana Ferreira entered the Artave Music School at 12 years old in the class of Joaquina Mota. Having obtained a bursary from the Goulbenkian Foundation, she continued her studies in Paris with Sophie Cherrier and Vincent Lucas. She also spent a year in Berlin at the Hochschule Hanns Eisler studying with Benoît Fromanger. She graduated with a Masters in Musicology from the University Paris-Sorbonne and is currently pursuing postgraduate studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris. In 2014, she won 2nd Prize ex æquo and “ Coup de Coeur Breguet ” Prize at the Geneva International Music Competition. She has received many other international awards, including 1st Prize at the Nielsen (Denmark), Gazzelloni (Italy) and Estoril (Poland) Competitions and 3rd Prize at the Kobe Competition (Japan).
Since 2012, Adriana Ferreira is co-soloist at the Orchestre National de France. She performs with prestigious orchestras such as the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre de Paris, the Bergen Philharmonic and the Gulbekian Orchestra and regularly appears in festivals : Kunmho in Finland, Giverny in France, Amati in the Netherlands, Barcelona, Nybord, Copenhagen…