Anna Garzuly was born in Szombathely / Hungary . She studied in Budapest , Munich and New York. Having served as assistant principal flutist with the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig since 1995, she was appointed to the position of acting principal flutist in 2008.
She is a prizewinner of a number of international competitions including those in Geneva , Kobe , Scheveningen and Budapest. She is a founding member of the Leipzig- based flute ensemble Quintessenz , an activ chambermusician and soloist and teaching at the Mendelssohn Orchestra Academy in Leipzig .