The Swiss recorder and flute player Charlotte Schneider (1997) is active as a soloist and chamber musician in Switzerland and in Europe.
She studied at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel. In 2019, she received her Bachelor's degree on the recorder in the class of Conrad Steinmann, in 2021, her master's degree in pedagogy in the class of Han Tol and in 2023, her master's degree in performance on the baroque flute with Marc Hantaï - both masters with honors.
Charlotte has been awarded several prizes in national and international competitions such as the "MOECK/SRP International Solo Recorder Competition London 2021" (1st Prize), the "Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb" or the "International Van Wassenaer Competition". She has performed at numerous festivals, including Festival for Early Music Utrecht / MA Festival Brugge (Fringe), Entre ciel & garrigue (Lussan, FR).
Fascinated by chamber music and scenic arts, Charlotte plays regularly with companies and ensembles as Hortus Amoris (early music), Duo Aeoline (recorder/flute and organ), Duo sol&luna (recorder/flute and keyboard instruments), Echo Temporis Consort (Renaissance recorder consort), Ensemble Phaedrus (Renaissance flute consort), Compagnie l’Avant-Scène Opéra, Compagnie Théâtre Entracte. She is the founder and director of the association for early music Barocc’opéra in her hometown (Neuchâtel).
During Worshops and Masterclasses she has the occasion to work with many differents musicians as for example Michael Form, Pedro Sousa Silva, Han Tol, Maurice Steger, Peter van Heyghen, Jovanka Marville, Katharina Bopp, Susanna Borsch, Jörg-Andreas Bötticher, Emmanuel Pahud, Elsa Frank, Sylvain Sartre,...