Roy Amotz Flute
The Israeli born flutist Roy Amotz has established himself in the contemporary music field as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestra player. He frequently joins leading chamber ensembles and orchestras worldwide.
Roy won the first prize of the International Flute Competition in Volos, Greece, as well as the first prize in the Pergamenschikow International Chamber Music Competition in Berlin for with his colleges, with whom he formed the renown \\\"Trio Vis\\\". He performs regularly with the Israel Contemporary Players and the Gropius Ensemble.
As an avid promoter of contemporary music composed by the younger generation, Roy cooperated with composers such as Ofer Pelz, Amit Gilutz and Matan Porat. In 2005 He founded \\\"Trio Collage\\\" with violist Maya Rasooly and harpist Sivan Magen.
Roy performed with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Israel Symphony Orchestra, where he is a guest principal player since september 2009. Further orchestral experience includes the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester and the Radio Orchestra in Freiburg, Germany. Since 2005 he is a principal player in the Verbier Festival Orchestra with whom he toured Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. He performed with conductors such as James Levine, Christoph Von Dohnanny, Bernard Haitink and Zubin Mehta.
Roy studied at the Jerusalem Conservatory from 1999 to 2003. he continued his studies in Germany with Jean – Claude Gérard at the Stuttgart Academy of Music and with Roswitha Staege at the Berlin University of Fine Arts. Roy graduated from the later with high honors.
Roy is a member at the Meitar Ensemble since 2007.