Peter-Lukas Graf, a native of Zurich, studied flute with Andre Jaunet (Zurich), Marcel Moyse, and Roger Cortet (Paris). Graf’s recording of the Ibert Flute Concerto earned him, at age 21, immediate and overwhelming international recognition. Since then, he has performed concert tours internationally, made numerous recordings, and is a regular guest at international music festivals. Graf won the First Prize at the International Music Contest of the ARD in Munich and received the Bablock Prize of the H. Cohen International Music Award in London. He was appointed the youngest principal flutist at the Winterthur Symphony Orchestra and has performed with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra with additional conducting responsibilities. The author of three monographs, Graf is Professor of Flute at the Basle Music Academy, a position he has held since 1973. He was recently awarded the title doctor honoris causa from the Academy of Music in Cracow, Poland, and will receive the premio alla Carriera 2005 from the FALAUT-Academy (Italy).