Gunde Jäch-Micko, violin

Gunde Jäch-Micko was born in Vienna, where she grew up with her six siblings. Her interest in music developed very early on; she studied the violin, folk-harp and piano, focussing on folk music in particular.

From 1978 to 1991 she trained at the University of Music in Vienna with Michael Frischenschlager, Ernst Kovacic and Gerhard Schulz. In particular she is interested in chamber music, playing in various small ensembles up to chamber orchestra size. For several years she studied the baroque violin as well as baroque playing techniques. She was awarded several prizes at the Austrian National Competition „Jugend musiziert” as well as at various international violin competitions.

Gunde Jäch-Micko has performed as a soloist as well as with chamber music ensembles both within Austria and internationally and has recorded variously for the radio and on CD throughout the last 25 years.

She became a member of Klangforum Wien in 1990.