Already at the
age of five the artist received the first piano and recorder lessons.
At the age of twelve she began to play the flute and with 17 she won the
first price of the national competition
She started her studies with Professor Renate Greiss Amin at the Academy of Music in Karlsruhe,
received her degree in “Orchestermusik”. Later
on she became a member of the master class of Maxence
at the “Conservatoire de musique” in Geneva,
where she finished in 1986 with the concert degree.
influence on her play had the Irish flutist James Galway from whom she received private lessons for a long time,
as well as the French flutist Alain Marion.
international career began in 1986 on an invitation of the Goethe
Institute in Indonesia when she went on tour
there with the pianist Surjani Bahari. Her broad repertoire in the last years took
her as a soloist to the US, to Poland,
Finland, France, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Austria and Switzerland,
among others with the Brazilian pianist Vania
Pimentel, the Polish pianist Marek Mizera and
the harpist Anna Faber.
In 2004 she
played the opening concert of the “Deutsches Kulturjahr” (The German Cultural Year) with a program
on the German Romantic Period in Kaliningrad Russia).
years she was in the broadcast orchestra of the WDR (West German
Broadcasting Corporation) in
Cologne and released radio recordings for the WDR (West German
Broadcasting Corporation), the “SWR”
(the Southwest Broadcasting Corporation) and the “SDR” (the Southern
German Broadcasting Corporation) in
Mainz, Stuttgart and Cologne as well as for the Polish broadcasting
corporations in Warsaw and Opole (Poland).
For a long time
apart from the concerts as a soloist she worked as a studio musician in
Munich where she among
others published CDs with Werner Tauber.
played with different classical orchestras but also gave a number of
concerts with the Phantasmagoria Jazz Quartet, with whom she published
the CD “Crying with Laughter” in Great Britain.
She is living
in Frankfurt / Germany at present, where in 2001 she founded the chamber
music association “Die Blaue Blume e.V.” with the support of the local
authorities of the city of Frankfurt, the “Land Hessen” and the Sparda Bank Hessen eG.