Laura Lovišková

Laura Lovišková is a pianist and  flutist originally from Slovakia. She was born on June 24, 1990, in Bratislava. With her two sisters she grew up in artistic family. From a young age art influenced and shape her personality and creativity.

In 2004 she started to study at Conservatory in Bratislava with doc. Dagmar Zsapková, ArtD. After finishing her studies at Conservatory, she went to the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, where she took flute lessons with the same professor.

Laura Lovišková was taking the piano lessons during her study at Conservatory in Bratislava.
In 2010 she and her younger sister formed a music group “Ecetera band” , where she acts as a
pianist, composer and music director. She started to compose simple melodies about the world around her, including small details that caught her attention and inspired her. As Ecetera band, they have been collaborating with several
international artists and musicians, playing at exhibitions and festivals and moreover, they released
their debut album “Herbergi”.

During her exchange study at Iceland University of the Arts inReykjavik she was taking piano lessons and improvisation with jazz pianist Kjartan Valdemarsson.In 2016 she continued her piano lessons and improvisation with Slovak jazz pianist and composer Jana Bezek.

During her study at academy the chamber music as solo performances have been central field of her activities. She has become a member of several contemporary ensembles, f.e. Asynchronie ensemble, Veni Academy, Musica Falsa et Ficta and she has also introduced as soloist with Chamber Orchestra VŠMU and the Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice (SFK).

In 2015 she has continue with her teaching at music school of St. Cecilie in Bratislava. At the same time with her three friends she formed the flute quartet called “Dvesto3kvartet”.

Currently she is teaching piano and flute at International Music School of Stavanger .She is one of the CEO & booking manager of festival Hvalur – The Festival of Icelandic Music in Bratislava. She also plays in ensemble of Slovak singer Katarína Máliková and continues her study at University of Stavanger – Institute for Music and Dance with Vidar Austvik.