Elisabeth Möst is an enthusiastic and sought-after interpreter of contemporary music beyond her loved conventional program has worked with many composers, including Violeta Dinescu, whose flute concerto was given its world premiere in Salzburg September 2018. Nikolai Badinski and W.A. Schultz have also dedicated works to her.
Performing works by female composers is one of Mast’s priorities she has set.
Elisabeth Möst has performed as soloist and chamber musician in Europe, South America and USA. In 2009 she was the special guest of the flute festival in Lima, Peru. One engagement that was particularly dear to her was the Celebratory Concert in Brussels commemorating Austria joining the EU, for which she was chosen as a soloist and representative of her native country. Elisabeth won 1st prize at the International competition Tiziano Rossetti in the category WIND and CD. Feedback of the famous composer Kathreen Hoover: Just a great play.
Born in Linz, she studied in her hometown and at Vienna’s Private University of Music, participating in master courses with William Bennett, Maxence Larrieux and Aurele Nicolet. She completed her studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London and gave her debut performance there in 2001, playing the world premiere of a work composed especially for the occasion by Helmut Neumann.
Elisabeth Möst is an ambassador of the Klangreiheninstitut in Vienna and has taught ITA (International Academy) in Gottingen. Furthermore, she leads masterclasses in Vienna, Sofia, Poland, Peru, Balticum and supports students privately and at Bavarian State Academy of Music. Her courses on “Body, Breathing, Posture” which target not only wind players, are highly popular. ln her free time, Elisabeth Möst writes poems and stories for/about children.