Katharina Martini was born in 1999. She plays the flute, the piano and recorders. Since she is eight years old she composes pieces for flute and recorder. Since she is four years old, her mother, Christiane Martini, is her teacher. Since 2015 she studies flute at the “Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst” at Frankfurt/Main.
In 2016 she has won the first prize at “American Protégé: International Woodwind and Brass Competition”, the Judges Distinction Award (Plaque Trophy) and a recital at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2017. She is multiple first laureate of several national and international music competitions such as “Jugend Musiziert“, “AZUMI flute competition“, “Beethoven Bonnensis Wettbewerb“, “Sparkassenwettbewerb Langen-Seligenstadt“, “e-Muse Competition”, “Hagener Flute Competition”, “Music Talents” and “Prize Mieke van Weddingen“. In 2014 and 2015 she won special prizes from the competition „WESPE“, where only laureates from the recent national final round of „Jugend Musiziert“ can participate. In 2015 she received the first price with the highest possible score in the national final round of “Jugend Musiziert”.
Katharina is a holder of a scholarship of the “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben” and received a prize from the “Sparkassenstiftung Schleswig-Holstein” in the course of “Schleswig Holstein Music Festival”. Since 2016 she is awardee of the “Villa Musica” in Rheinland Pfalz in Germany and awardee of the “ Gerd-Bucerius” award of the “ Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben”. She is also awardee of the „Hanns und Eugenia Jütting-Stiftung“.Since 2016 she is a member of the national youth orchestra “Bundesjugendorchester” of Germany, too. As a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, she took part in numerous CD-recordings and concerts in different churches and concert halls, e.g. the cathedrals in Köln and Mainz, „Beethovensaal“ in Bonn, „Elbphilharmonie“ in Hamburg, „Berliner Philharmonie“, „Laeiszhalle” in Hamburg, „Cité des Arts de Paris“ and the Carnegie Hall in New York.