Anna Fűri

Position at the Institute: Lecturer
Subjects taught: Solfége, Music Theory, Voice Training, Choir

Photo: Gábor Fejér

Anna Fűri graduated with a degree in Choral Conducting and Vocal Pedagogy in 1997 from the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, where she studied with Péter Erdei, Valér Jobbágy, Salamon Kamp, Zoltán Kövics and István Párkai.  

She received her second degree in jazz singing in 2005 at the Liszt Academy Teacher Training College in Budapest. Additionally, she has participated in conducting courses with Peter Broadbent, Gary Graden, Hans-Christoph Rademann Georg Christoph Sandmann, Máté Szabó Sipos and Mikael Wedar.

She commenced her doctoral studies at the Liszt Academy in 2015. She spent a year and a half in Dresden studying choral conducting with Hans-Christoph Rademann, and orchestral conducting with Georg Christoph Sandmann under an Erasmus scholarship.

She joined the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music in 2019 where she teaches Solfége and Voice Training, and conducts the Institute’s choir with László Norbert Nemes.

She joined the team of experts of the choral strand of the Erasmus KA226 collaborative project called PRESTO - Practices and Resources for Equipping Schools to Teach Music Online in 2021.

Her previous teaching experience includes teaching Solfége at the Fischer Annie Music School (2001-2012) and Voice Training at the Nemes Nagy Ágnes Artistic High School (2012-2018).

As a choir conductor since 2009, she has conducted the Chorus Matricanus Female Choir of Százhalombatta, which has received numerous awards at international competitions, including a gold diploma at the International Choir Festival in Preveza (Greece) in 2012, and a bronze diploma in Gorizia (Italy) in 2015. She was also granted the Special Conductor Prize at the Competition in Preveza, as well as the Zsolt Szesztay Special Prize at the Bartók Béla International Choir Competition in Debrecen for the performance of a contemporary piece in 2014.

As a composer Anna Fűri has created two musical stage pieces in collaboration with the Hungarian poet Judit Ágnes Kiss. The Wooden Puppet received second prize at the Madách Theater Musical Contest in 2011. The piece Anzelm and the Snake Girl was ranked among the top four musicals in Hungary in 2013.

Together with singer Andrea Malek, she created the stage performance and CD recording titled VadonNŐ/Wild Woman.