Matthias Maute

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Matthias Maute (born 1963) is a virtuoso recorder player and composer.

Maute was born in Ebingen, Germany and studied in Freiburg and Utrecht with Baldrick Deerenberg and Marion Verbruggen. In 1990 won first prize in the soloist category of the competition Musica Antiqua Bruges, Belgium. He subsequently won the Dutch Impressariat Chamber Music Competition.

He has played with several chamber music groups, including REBEL Baroque Orchestra, and has made a number of recordings. He is the artistic director of Ensemble Caprice [1], which includes his wife and duo partner Sophie Lariviere who plays the recorder and traverso flute.

As a composer, Matthias Maute's compositions hold an important place in the world of contemporary recorder music. He is a professor at McGill University in Montreal and a member of Vox Saeculorum, a society of composers working in early historical styles.

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