Collection of notable flutists who have made publicly available recordings of the flute repertoire represented on the MASTERING the FLUTE website.
Andreas Blau studied flute at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, Salzburg Mozarteum and in the USA.
From 1969 to 2015 he was a Principal Flutist of the Berliner Philharmoniker. As a soloist he has performed under Herbert von Karajan, David Oistrach, Yehudi Menuhin, Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle, and many others.
He is a member of the Berliner Philharmonische Bläsersolisten and the founder and artistic director of the ensemble Die 14 Berliner Flotisten.
Since 1973 he has been teaching at the Orchester-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker.
In 2005 Blau was appointed Honorary Professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.