DITA KRENBERGA was the principal of the LNSO flute group from 2006
to 2018. Since the age of 11, she has been a participant and laureate of many international competitions. Winner of the Grand Music Award 2000 (for outstanding achievement in music) and 2017 (concert of the year for the opening concert of the 25th Liepāja International Stars Festival). In 2009, she was awarded the Order of the Three Stars, the highest state decoration in Latvia, for her exceptional contribution to music and promoting the name of Latvia in the world. Member of the Pēteris Vasks Foundation since 2011. Active soloist and chamber musician who has premiered several Latvian opuses for flute.
From 2018, she teaches flute at Emīls Dārziņš Music School, the International Latvian Young Musicians Master Classes
in Sigulda, as well as elsewhere in Latvia and abroad. Krenberga has studied
flute with professor Imants Sneibis at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of
Music (JVLAM), as well as with world renowned flautists James Galway, Aurèle Nicolet, and Alain Marion. She received the Leonard Bernstein scholarship for a course with Boston Symphony Orchestra at the Tanglewood Music Centre from 1989 to 1990, where she
worked with maestro Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, Yo-Yo Ma, and others.