Anna Brugger is a German/Swiss Violist with Korean roots.
After growing up in Germany at the Lake Constance, she studied the viola in Salzburg, then Paris and Zürich with teachers Thomas Riebl, Jean Sulem, Lawrence Power and Fränzi Frick. Following her studies she dedicated ten years of her carreer to playing in professional orchestras such as Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Deutsche Radiophilharmonie, Deutsches Symphonieorchester, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss am Rhein, Kammerakademie Potsdam and lastly, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris where she stayed as a permanent member for five years. During this period of her life, she had the chance to learn from and work with world-reknown Maestros such as Mariss Jansons, Riccardo Muti, Daniel Harding, Andris Nelsons and more. In 2018 she moved to Meilen near Zürich, Switzerland, to perform as a soloist, chamber musician, and start her teaching career.
Currently, Anna Brugger is regularly on stage with CHAARTS, an international collective of musicians based in Switzerland. Additionally, she teaches violin and viola at the Musikschule Erlenbach, and privately to children, teens and adults. Sharing and passing on knowledge, spirit, power, and passion of Classical music is an important mission in her life.
She is playing on a modern viola made by Georg Gerl (Bavaria) in 2007.