Bettina Szanyi HU

Bettina was born in 1999 and is currently a fifth-year student at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, majoring in folk singing and folk music theory as a teacher-artist. Her goal is to represent authentic folk music and folk traditions, and pass them on through her pedagogical and artistic activities.

She has been successfully participating in competitions since she was a small child, she received a special gold award at the Ferenc Pesovár Folk Song Singing Competition for 12 years. In 2014, as her first notable competition result, she won a special gold award at the "Tiszán innen-Dunán túl" National Folk Song Qualification Competition, and in 2018, she won second place at the 5th National Folk Music Competition.

She has performed numerous times in Székesfehérvár, Budapest and Bicske, at city events, festivals, theaters and dance hall gatherings. She sang at Tusványos as well as in several programs at the Liszt and Sacredness concert organized for Ferenc Liszt's 100th birthday in the great hall of the Academy of Music.

As part of her volunteer work at the Bicskei Prelúdium AMI and the Bicskei Wind Band Association, in addition to running general arts camps, teaching songs, and running dance halls, she also supervises children, organizes concerts, works as a stage director, and participates in musical plays.