Flutist Camilla Hoitenga travels extensively, performing solo repertoire of music ranging from pre- Bach to post-Stockhausen in venues as diverse as Carnegie Hall in New York, the Kremlin in Moskow or Tongyeong, Korea. She has performed concertos written for her by composers Kaija Saariaho, Pèter Köszeghy, KenIchiro Kobayashi and others with orchestras such as the London Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, and Royal Philharmonic of Stockholm, as well as with the radio orchestras of Helsinki, Paris and Berlin. A frequent guest in Japan, she has also specialized in the work of Japanese composers, dozens of whom have dedicated works to her. Her recordings, in particular those with Kaija Saariaho, have won awards in France, Great Britain and in North America. Camilla Hoitenga holds degrees from Calvin College (B.A) and from the University of Illinois (M.Mus., D.M.A.). Her flute teachers were Darlene Dugan, Alexander Murray, Peter Lloyd and Marcel Moyse. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA), Camilla Hoitenga now lives in Cologne, Germany.