Martha Windhagauer

She was born in 1989 in Nuremberg, Germany and began playing the violin at the age of nine, before switching in 2011 to playing the viola and studying with Professor Thomas Riebl. Afterwards she studied with Professor Hariolf Schlichtig (Hochschule für Musik und Theater München) and finished her master degree cum laude. She has participated in masterclasses with internationally renowned professors and studied chamber music with Professor Johannes Meissl (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna). From 2017 to 2019 she participated at the Staatskapelle Berlin under the baton of Daniel Barenboim. She has collaborated with famous orchestras such as Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Münchner Philharmonikern and has toured all over Europe with famous conductors, including Daniel Barenboim and Zubin Mehta. She has collaborated as a soloist with famous musicians such as Lynn Harrell and Sergio Azzolini, in France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Romania, South Korea and Australia. From 2013 to 2016 Martha was scholarship holder of the “Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz” foundation and “Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now”, and has won many international awards, including the Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, ARD-Competition and Charles Hennen Competition.