Slovenian flutist Alenka Bogataj started studying music at the age of nine. She graduated from the Royal College of Music of London as a scholarship holder, and is currently a student at the Hochschule fur Musik un Theater Munchen in Germany, in the class of Philippe Boucly. During her career as a soloist, she won the Svirel International Wood and Brass Competition, and the Varazdin International Flute Competition, which led her to perform as a soloist throughout Europe, with a debut at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam as member of the Netherlands Flute Academy.
She regularly performs with various orchestras in England and Slovenia, including the English National Opera Orchestra, and is a passionate chamber musician: she performs in duo with D. Mascetti, with the Russuoe Woodwind Quintet and in a contemporary duo with accordion. She also plays the Baroque flute in many early music ensembles.
She has won the selections for the Bavarian Orchestra Academy for the coming season, at the Munich Symphony Orchestra and the Regensburg Philarmonia.
She is regularly selected to perform for musicians such as Sir James Galway, Adam Walker, Mario Caroli and Raffaele Trevisani.