Biography

 

 

Johanna Bartz completed her master's degree with distinction at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in 2017, where she studied the traverso with Marc Hantai and the renaissance flute with Anne Smith. Before that she studied with Barthold Kuijken at the Royal Conservatory Brussels and with Christoph Huntgeburth at the University of Arts, Berlin, where she previously received a diploma in modern flute and instrumental pedagogy with Annette von Stackelberg.

 

She performed with ensembles such as Le Concert des Nations (Jordi Savall), Anima Eterna Brugge (Jos van Immerseel), Gli Incogniti (Amandine Beyer), LauttenCompagney Berlin, Elbipolis Hamburg, Berlin Baroque, Capriccio Basel, Zürcher Barockorcherster, Sollazzo Ensemble et al. Since 2016 Johanna is teaching renaissance traverso and consort at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. In the same year she also founded the ensemble astrophil & stella which was appointed ensemble in residence in the Rheinsberg castle for 2017. Besides that she regularly performs with different early music ensembles such as Wunderkammer (Berlin), Svapinga Consort (Munich), Voix Obligées (Paris), BachCollectiv of the Bachfesttage Köthen and the novantik project basel, which stages concerts and opera projects interconnecting early and contemporary music, Dianthus Ensemble (ensemble in residence at the Rheinsberg Castle in 2012) and El Gran Teatro del Mundo, which was chosen as one of the "Promising young ensembles" for the International Young Artist's Presentation 2017 in Antwerp and invited to the Fabulous Fringe Series of the Utrecht Early Music Festival. For 2018 El Gran Teatro del Mundo has been selected for the Emerging European Ensembles programme. Additionally, CD and broadcast recordings for rbb Kulturradio, MDR, SR, Radio de la Suisse Romande, Radio Catalunya, Querstand, Coviello Classics and Decca complete her work as a musician.

 

During her studies Johanna was an awardee of Yehudi Menuhin - Live Music Now Berlin e.V., the DOMS foundation and Lyceum Club Basel, the Musikakademie Basel and the Hirschmann foundation. Among others, her traverso playing was awarded at the German national music competition "Jugend Musiziert", Förderstiftung Fürstenhagen and at the International Gebrüder Graun Competition where she was awarded the soloist prize in 2013.