Public EducationMusic Development Program – Flute

Dóra Szabó was born in Szombathely, Hungary. She started playing flute at the age of 8 in her hometown. During her high school years, she was selected to play with the local orchestra as a soloist. Later she studied at the Széchenyi University in Győr and studied one year at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, Belgium, studying with Aldo Baerten. She attended master classes by Peter Verhoyen, Christian Studler, Jørn Schau, Erwin Klambauer, Olga Ivusheikova, Klara Novaková, and Sanqing Chen. In 2023 she reached the semifinals of the International Flute Competition in Bratislava.  
In 2020, Dóra relocated to China. There, she has performed in various concert halls with her husband, Gergely Ittzés, flute faculty at The Tianjin Juilliard School, and his colleagues such as Akio Koyama (bassoon) and Li-Ya Huang (harp). She has also subbed in the orchestra of the school under the baton of Chen Lin, Jing Huan, and Yu Long, and toured with the Musica Aeterna Orchestra led by Teodor Currentzis.