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Anna Koch is an Austrian clarinet and bass clarinet player. 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, Johannes Gleichweit and Heinz-Peter Linshalm, graduation with honours in 2017. ‘Startstipendium Musik’ grant 2020 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Arts and Culture. Premiere of her solo programme BASSticcio in January 2022. Selected Artist for NASOM, the New Austrian Sound of Music 2023/24.
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).