Brigitte Balzat

Brigitte is currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Waikato studying under Lara Hall and Stephen Larsen. She has attained numerous prizes in solo and chamber competitions resulting in an international debut in China and engagements with orchestras around New Zealand.

Brigitte was appointed the position of Principle Second Violin in the NZSO National Youth Orchestra, and was accepted into the Goslar Internationale Konzertarbeitswoche music festival in Germany working with Elizabeth Kufferath. In October 2015 Brigitte gained third prize at the National Performing Arts Competition.