Claudia Gerauer studied recorder and historical performance practice at the Hochschule der Ku?nste in Zurich with Kees Boeke (teaching and concert diploma) and at the Musikhochschule Wu?rzburg (Master Musician). She won various prizes (International Recorder Competition in Calw / D, Kiwanis Chamber Music Competition in Zurich / Ch, Orpheus Award Switzerland, Migros Chamber Music Competition in Switzerland, Premio Bonporti Rovereto / I) and a scholarship from the Fondation Royaumont / F. Concert tours as a soloist and member of various chamber music formations have taken her to Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, France, Morocco, Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Brazil and Cuba. Numerous CD and Radio recordings document her artistic work. Claudia Gerauer is also active as an editor of early music and teaches at the State Music School, Upper Austria. She is also a guest lecturer in Havana / Cuba.