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Swantje Tauscher belongs to the generation of young german violinists who enchant with their “expressive and resonant playing” (FZ).

Swantje Tauscher is currently first concertmaster of the Philharmonie Freiburg and has recently worked as concertmaster of the SWR Stuttgart and the Tiroler Sinfonieorchester Innsbruck. 

In 2021 she released her debut album "Après un rêve" with the reknown label Hänssler Classic. 

Concerts have led the native of Stuttgart to China, South Africa and around Europe. As a soloist, Swantje Tauscher made her debut in the Liederhalle Stuttgart at the tender age of 14. She received numerous distinctions in competitions, among others the Klassikpreis Münster with the opportunity of being broadcasted live by the WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk).

Holding a strong affinity for chamber music, the talented violinist has been invited to play in Music festivals such as the Palermo Festival. In 2022 she became a new member of the Lotus Quartet.

Alongside her performance career, Swantje Asche-Tauscher is a passionate educator. In 2020/21 she served a faculty member of the Strings in Motion at and lecturer of the preperatory class of the music school Böblingen.

Swantje Tauscher, born 1991 in Stuttgart , studied with Prof. Christian Sikorski at the University of Stuttgart, the Royal College of Music in London and furthered her studies at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Prof. Igor Ozim) , Master of Arts (Prof. Rainer Schmidt) degrees in violin performance with honours and continued her postgraduate studies with Prof. Esther Hoppe in 2019. In 2020 she completed her studies in instrumental pedagogy with viola under Prof. Langgartner.