is a senior lecturer for oboe pedagogy at the University ’Mozarteum’ in Salzburg, she is also a lecturer for reed making at the Franz Liszt Musikhochschule Weimar and an oboe teacher at the school of music in Landshut.
Alexandra Hajdu was born into a Polish-Hungarian family in Budapest and her career as a musician was mainly influenced by her activities in choir singing, folk music, folk dancing and handcrafting at a young age. Just after that at the age of 10, she discovered her instrument, the oboe.
She first studied at the Musikhochschule Detmold with prof. József Kiss (Bachelor 2014). In 2017 she did her Masters degree at the Hochschule for Music and Theatre in Munich at the class of prof. Francois Leleux. Also at the Musikhochschule Munich, she got her degree in pedagogy with her written assignment: ”’ Interdependency between the technic of playing an instrument and fear’ (posture, breathing and stress)” in 2019. Since then she has been studying historical performance practice baroque oboe in Munich with prof. Saskia Fikentscher.
As an orchestra musician, she plays with orchestras like the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Münchner Symphoniker and the State Opera Nürnberg. She has participated in different masterclasses for oboe and reed-making training. Singing, stage training, stress management, breathing therapy, sports psychology, and mental training are part of her teaching skills.
As a soloist, she is specialised to perform unknown Hungarian or Polish works. She loves working with choreographers, visual artists, and authors.
Alexandra Hajdu is a senior lecturer for oboe pedagogy at the University ’Mozarteum’ in Salzburg and lecturer for reed making at the Franz Liszt Musikhochschule Weimar. She is an oboe teacher at the school of music in Landshut. In 2016-17 she obtained a scholarship at the Orlandus Lassus Foundation. She gives masterclasses in reed making in Germany, Austria and Poland.
Alexandra is happy to work with beginner and advanced oboists, pre-college students, students with subsidiary subject oboe and students of instrument teaching. She speaks English, German, Hungarian and Polish.