Annette Bik

Annette Bik studied at the Mozarteum Salzburg with Helmut Zehetmair, graduating with honours in 1968. From 1982 to 1987 she was a member of the Hagen Quartett. Further studies took her to Vienna, where she joined the class of Prof. Ernst Kovacic. For a number of years she was a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe; she appeared as regular guest at the Lockenhaus chamber music festival and went on extended tours with Gidon Kremer, Boris Pergamenschikov, Clemens Hagen and other renowned artists. In 2003, Annette Bik founded the Schrammel-Quartett Attensam.

In 2006 she became assistant lecturer of Prof. Ernst Kovacic at the University of Music in Vienna, where she also holds a teaching post in “Playing Techniques in Contemporary Music”. In addition, she is lecturer for Contemporary Music at the Impuls Academy in Graz and frequently performs as a substitute member of the Concentus Musicus Wien, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

She became a member of Klangforum Wien in 1989.