Andreas Kißling

Principal Flute

At the age of nine Andreas Kißling received his first lessons on the flute at a music school in the town of Göppingen. He went on to study at Berlin’s University of the Arts under Roswitha Staege and Karlheinz Zoeller. In 2006 he took third prize at the Aurèle Nicolet Competition in Beijing. While still a student, Andreas Kißling was principal flautist of the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra and the Deutsche Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Saarbrücken and Kaiserslautern, and sub-principal flautist of the State Opera in Stuttgart. Since February 2011 he has been principal flautist of the Staatskapelle Dresden.

Schon während des Studiums spielte Andreas Kißling als Soloflötist bei den Stuttgarter Philharmonikern und der Deutschen Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken und Kaiserslautern und als Stellvertretender Soloflötist an der Staatsoper Stuttgart. Seit Februar 2011 ist er nun Soloflötist der Sächsischen Staatskapelle Dresden.