Annette Bik, violin

Annette Bik graduated from the Mozarteum conservatoire in Salzburg. Between 1982 and 1989 she was a member of the famous Hagen Quartett and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. She additionally took part in international chamber music tours with Gidon Kremer and other well-known musicians. She is guest musician at Concertus Musicus Wien and is actively engaged in teaching at the School for Music and the Performing Arts Vienna.

Annette Bik is a founding member of Klangforum Wien, with whom she has performed throughout the world as a soloist and chamber musician, as well as in ensemble. In addition to contemporary music, she is also interested in Viennese Schrammel Music and Astor Piazzolla's music, which led her to the founding of the Schrammelquartett Attensam and the Quinteto Tango la Boca.

CD recordings of her work have been released by Col Legno, Kairos, ECM, Deutsche Grammophon, Philips and Durian, amongst others.