Lisanne Traub, born in 1999 in Hannover, Germany, began to play the bassoon at the age of ten. After just a short time she was studying with Prof. Tobias Pelkner („Hochschule für Musik Detmold“) in private lessoons, where she is now in her fourth year of Bachelor.
To receive valuable impulses, Lisanne attended masterclasses with Dag Jensen, Carlo Colombo, Ulrich Hermann and David Seidel et al.
Lisanne is a first prize winner of multiple national competitions of „Jugend musiziert“ (Germany), the additional competiton „WESPE“ and international competitions like the „Swiss Youth Music Competition“. In 2019 she took part at the „68. ARD music competition“ and last year at the „Aeolus International Competition for Wind Instruments“ Düsseldorf. She also won the „Bläser_innen Preis“ (Wind‘s award) in the „International Summer Academy of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna“ 2019.
Furthermore she has been awarded with special prizes of the state of Baden-Württemberg and other national and international foundations like „German Foundation for Musical Life“, „Friends of young musicians Munich“ and „foundation suisa“.
As the principal bassoonist in the „National Youth Orchestra of Germany“ between 2015-2019, she worked with renowned conductors such as Kirill Petrenko, Sir Simon Rattle, Daniele Gatti and Sebastian Weigle.
She played with various (festival)orchestras at festivals like „Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival“, the „Easter Festival Baden Baden“, „Gustav Mahler Music Weeks Toblach South-Tirol“ and worked in coorperation programms with the Vienna Philharmonic and Berlin Philharmonic. Concert tours took her in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, the Berlin Philharmonic, ORF Funkhaus studio in Vienna, Hungary, India and more.
Lisanne is a member of the „Detmolder Chamber Orchestra“ and currently joining the „Düsseldorfer Symphoniker“ as a member of the academy.