Born into a musical household, Hungarian-German violinist Susanne Schäffer studied with Dr. Felix Andrievsky in London and Prof. Dora Schwarzberg at the MDW in Vienna, where she graduated with distinction. She is currently completing her studies in chamber music with Prof. Johannes Meissl at her alma mater in Vienna. Her additional musical mentors include such artists as Hatto Beyerle, Gerhard Schulz, Ferenc Rados and Steven Isserlis.
A prize winner at renowned national and international music competitions, Schäffer regularly performs as a soloist and chamber musician, including concert tours throughout Europe, Israel, Venezuela, the USA and Japan. Moreover, Susanne is a welcomed guest at prestigious festivals such as the Cully Classique Festival, the ISA Festival, and IMS Prussia Cove. She regularly appears on television, on broadcast and has recorded several CDs.
Susanne plays a violin made by Stefan-Peter Greiner (Bonn, 2005), kindly loaned to her by the German Music Instrument Foundation.