She is a
flautist born in Innsbruck. Austria, who took her first musical studies in the
piano when she was five years old.
From the time she was twelve she went on to study flute and recorder
at the Conservatory of Innsbruck from 1966 to 1973 and then continued her
studies in flute there from 1974 until 1980.
In 1980 she
took further studies at the University for Music and Performing Arts at Vienna where she received further
qualifications including her concert diploma and her teaching certificate. She was also the winner of the “Young
Musicians” competition while there.
In 1982 she
became the Principal Flute of the Austrian Youth Philharmonic and four
years later she accepted a position as a member of the Vienna Symphony
When the 1990s
came around she became a lecturer at Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts in 1990 and the
following year she became a member of the faculty of the Vienna
performed nationally and internationally and as a chamber musician is a
founder of the ensemble Kammerduo Vienna and The
Flutists of the Vienna Symphony.
She also holds a membership with Bella Musica,
The Baroque Ensemble of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and Wiener Concert-Verein.
appeared on various recordings that include J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 209 (Italian Cantata) and Fiori Musicali Triberg Vols 1-6 with the
Baroque Ensemble of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.