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BIOGRAPHY

The german / belgian classical guitarist Laura Lootens was born in 1999.

 

At the age of eight Laura discovered her passion for the classical guitar and continues developing this enthusiasm during her time at the musical Highschool between 2009-2015.

At the age of 15 she had her orchestral debut playing the famous „Concierto de Aranjuez“.

In the same year she won the first prize at the national competition „Jugend musiziert“.

In 2014 she joined the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich as a junior student in the class of Professor Franz Halasz.

Due to her talent on the classical guitar she left Highschool in 2015 and started the Bachelor of Music with just 16 years as one of the youngest students ever at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.

 

Since 2017 Laura is scholarship holder at the „Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“, one of the most prestigious institutions promoting exceptional talents.

 

Laura is the youngest prize winner of all time at the Andres Segovia Guitar Competition in La Herradura in Spain, one of the the biggest international events for classical guitar.

Her latest success was to win the most renowned “Bundesauswahl Konzerte Junger Künstler” at the German Music Competition.

She was also awarded a scholarship by the "Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben".