Hungarian-born flautist Máté Szigeti received his training at the prestigious Franz Liszt Academy of Music (Debrecen, ’97 B.A. and ’09 M.A.). Mr. Szigeti has appeared as soloist and orchestra member in North America, Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Sweden, Japan, Finland and Switzerland, including the famous Baalbeck, Boustan and Tyre festivals, sharing the stage with such renowned soloists and conductors as Placido Domingo, Roberto Alagna, Angela Gheorghiu, Barnabás Kelemen, Boris Berezovsky. Since Mr. Szigeti arrived in Canada he has been actively involved in Hamilton’s musical life and was a featured soloist with the Dundas Valley Orchestra, York Symphony Orchestra, Burlington Concert Band, member of the Glen Abbey United Church Chancel Choir and participated in many chamber concerts from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Toronto. Mr. Szigeti is currently the Music Director of the Hamilton City Ballet Orchestra and the Cricket Chamber Orchestra, and teaches flute at Hillfield Strathallan College and Hamilton Academy of Performing Arts (Dundas).