About me

Anna Koch is an Austrian clarinet and bass clarinet player based in Vienna. As a professional musician, she specialises in contemporary and improvised music. Studies in clarinet performance at the ‘University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna’ with Ernst Ottensamer and Johannes Gleichweit, graduation with honours in 2017. ‘Startstipendium Musik’ grant 2020 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Arts and Culture.

Member of Ensemble Platypus and ensemble N, frequent guest artist with Ensemble Kontrapunkte, Ensemble reconsil, ensemble xx.jahrhundert, Bang on a Can-All Stars, etc.. Collaboration with musicians and composers such as Petra Stump-Linshalm, Heinz-Peter Linshalm, Michael Jarrell, Ig Hennemann, Julia Wolfe, and Bruno Liberda as well as masterclasses with Matthias Schorn, Alexander Neubauer, Fie Schouten, and Harry Sparnaay.

Performances as a soloist and chamber musician at festivals like Wien modern, Bang on a Can (USA), Klangspuren Schwaz, Impulskonzerte Graz, Styriarte, and Expo Shanghai (2010).