Maria Luisk, born in Tallinn, Estonia, started
to study the flute at the age of 8. She has studied with Gaby Pas-Van Riet (Musikhochschule Saarbrücken, Germany) and Pirmin Grehl (Hochschule Luzern-Musik, Switzerland).
She has played in many chamber music groups and youth orchestras e.g. Estonian Festival Orchestra, Baltic Sea Philharmonic, Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Junge Philharmonie
Zentralschweiz, Landesjugendorchester RheinlandPfalz.
Maria has participated
successfully at different competitions, some to mention: in 2013, she was
awarded 1. Prize at Richard Bellon Competition for Young Classical Musicians,
2. Prize in “CasinoGesellschaft Competition”. Maria has received important
grants for her achievements from Rotary Club, Deutschland Stipendium,
Konservatioriumsverein Dreilinden. Additionally, in 2013 she was selected as a
scholarship holder to visit Richard Wagner Festspiel in Bayreuth.
participated in masterclasses with Andrea Lieberknecht, Renate GreissArmin,
Carin Levine, Felix Renggli, Jasmine Choi, Peter-Lukas Graf.
During the season 2016/17, she played in Bern Symphony Orchestra and continued her studies in Lucerne. In Fall'17, she will start pursuing her Master’s Degree at Yale School of Music with Ransom Wilson.