János Pál Benyus


orchestra member, first French horn
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since: 2013

Education and training:
Tóth Aladár Music School, Budapest, teacher: Pálma Szilágyi
Béla Bartók High School of Music, Budapest, teacher: Tibor Beleznay
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, teacher: Ádám Friedrich

Competitions:
International Horn Competition, Chieri, Italy: first prize (2007)
Jeju (South Korea) International Brass Competition, horn category: second prize (2008)
International Brass Competition, Sannicandro di Bari, Italy: first prize (2008)
Jeju International Brass Competition, winner in the horn and brass quintet category (2010)
International Brass Chamber Music Competition, Passau (Germany): first prize (2010)
Horn Competition, Brno, Czech Republic: overall winner (2011)
International Chamber Music Competition, Osaka, Japan: second prize (2011)
International Chamber Music Competition, Lyon, France: second prize, audience prize, special prize (2012)

Awards and distinctions:
Orchestra Musician of the Year, MÁV Symphony Orchestra (2010)
Junior Prima Award with the In Medias Brass ensemble (2011)
Klassz Talents program promoted with the In Medias Brass ensemble (2012)

Professional work:
MÁV Symphony Orchestra (2002-2013)
Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok (2009-)
Hungarian State Opera (2013-)