The Swiss recorder and flute player Charlotte Schneider (1997) is active as a soloist and chamber musician in Switzerland and in Europe.
She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in performance on the baroque flute with Marc Hantaï at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, where in 2019 she received her Bachelor’s degree on the recorder in the class of Conrad Steinmann, and in 2021, her master’s degree in pedagogy in the class of Han Tol with honours.
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,...