About me

Anna Koch is an Austrian clarinet and bass clarinet player based in Vienna. She studied clarinet performance at the ‘University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna’ with Ernst Ottensamer and Johannes Gleichweit and graduated with honours in June 2017. Inspired by the internationally known Duo Stump-Linshalm, Anna Koch came to specialise as a bass clarinetist, and has since devoted herself especially to contemporary music. She performs regularly with Ensemble XX.jahrhundert, Ensemble Kontrapunkte, Ensemble „die reihe“, Ensemble Wiener Collage and Webern Ensemble Wien. As a soloist and enthusiastic chamber musician, Anna has participated in various festivals (Klangspuren Schwaz, Styriarte, Impulskonzerte Graz, Expo Shanghai) with her ensembles Woodiosity and Austrian Bass Clarinet Club. In July 2017 she has been invited as an international guest artist to perform at the renowned Bang on a Can Festival in the USA.