Maria Bundgård is a young Danish pianist with Polish roots, currently living in Paris. She has graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and Schola Cantorum de Paris.
14 years old, she won the 1st prize in the Danish Steinway Piano Fesival and represented Denmark at the International Steinway Piano Festival 2006 in Hamburg.
Maria Bundgård has worked with many great teachers: Marianna Shirinyan, Friedrich Gürtler, Anne Øland, Paolo Giacometti, Jens Elvekjær, José Ribéra, Jacob Leuschner, Bronislawa Kawalla, Robert Morawski, Eugen Indjic and Ferenc Rados. She has been supported by Queen Margrethe & Prince Henrik’s Foundation, The Wilhelm Hansen Foundation and Arne Harritsø’s Foundation. In 2015 she was awarded Tuborg Fondet’s scolarship by Her Royal Highness Princesse Marie of Denmark.
Besides being an outstanding pianist, Maria Bundgård has found her very own way of sharing her music by writing. Her three solo CD’s are therefore paired with three books, taking the reader through a deeper experience of the music.
In 2019, she won the first prize in Prix d’Europe in Paris.
Spring 2023, Maria Bundgård is artist in residence at Accademia di Danimarca in Rome, Italy.