The soloist and sought-after chamber music partner Annette Unger previously studied with Karl Unger at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden. She received further artistic guidance from Eduard Melkus (violin) and Semjon Skigin (chamber music). Currently, her students regularly win prizes at international competitions and obtain engagements as musicians, professors, and lecturers.

Unger performs regularly in Germany, Russia, Austria, France, Norway, the Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Spain, Korea, Switzerland, and Japan with such ensembles as the St. Petersburg State Capella Symphony Orchestra, Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen, and Dresdner Kapellsolisten, and is invited to international festivals. Her broad repertoire encompasses frequent world premieres, including works by Dresden composers.

Unger’s CD recordings with GENUIN and other labels featuring works from Baroque to contemporary have received wide acclaim from the press.

Since 1992, Annette Unger is violin professor at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden.
She supports young talents as Artistic Director of the Meissen International Music Academy, which she founded, and as head of the Szymon Goldberg International Competition for Violin and Viola.
She also gives masterclasses in Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Norway, Italy, Korea, and the USA, and serves as a jury member at international competitions.

Annette Unger plays a violin by Cornelius Schneider-Marfels, Erlangen 2008.