Stéphanie Pfister Baroque violin


Stéphanie Pfister studied the violin at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional in Strasbourg. She then developed her interest in the interpretation of early music at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis where she studied in the class of Chiara Banchini and received a solo diploma in 1997. At the same time, she pursued studies of early music at the Regional Conservatory in Toulouse under the guidance of Hélène Schmitt, receiving a first-class diploma in solo play and chamber music.


Her concert activities have included regular collaboration with ensembles such as La Fenice (Jean Tubéry), Ensemble 415 (Chiara Banchini), le Parlement de Musique (Martin Gester), Akademia (Françoise Lasserre), Le concert d’Astrée (Emmanuelle Haim) and Le Poème Harmonique (Vincent Dumestre).


The discography of Stéphanie Pfister comprises a number of recordings for prestigious labels such as Harmonia Mundi, K617, Zig-Zag Territoires and Alpha.


She is a sought-after pedagogue and has been invited to regularly teach seminars and master classes organized by “Studio du parlement de musique”, the National Orchestra of Nancy and the Regional Conservatory in Poitiers. She has repeatedly led the string and orchestra class at the Académie internationale de Sablé. Since 1997 she has taught Baroque violin at the Regional Conservatory in Strasbourg.


She plays a 1750 Sébastian Klotz violin.