Friederike Wiechert-Schüle studied flute with Prof. Paul Meisen in Munich from 1985-1991. During her studies, she also participated in masterclasses with notable musicians such as Sergiu Celibidache, René Le Roy, André Jaunet, and Thierry Mathias (Paris).
From 1988-1991, she held the position of principal flutist at the “Philharmonisches Orchester der Hansestadt Lübeck.” Since 1991, she has been principal flutist at the “Sinfonie Orchester Münster”, interrupting this period for a sabbatical year (2005- 2006) in which she held the position of principal flutist at the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra in Tallinn.
In addition to her orchestral career, Ms. Wiechert-Schüle has been teaching at the “Robert-Schumann-Hochschule für Musik” in Düsseldorf since 2009.
Starting in 2019, she has been repeatedly asked to act as guest instructor for masterclasses at the NTSO summer camp, Taiwan.
She also frequently appears as an ardent and versatile chamber musician in different formations – such as, for example, duos for flute and bassoon; flute and guitar; trio for flute, cello and piano; and wind instrument quintets. Her versatility also included managing a number of musicians between 2003 and 2008, in addition to being personal assistant to the German composer Detlev Glanert.
She is an experienced jury member for competitions and exams. Her language skills include German (native language), French (fluent) and English. During recent years, Friederike Wiechert-Schüle has also acquired quite an expert knowledge of Yoga and Bodywork particularly geared for musicians.