Born in 1984, Meike Bertram spent an extensive time of her life working with Prof. Ulf Schneider at the University of Music, Drama and Media Hanover.
This is where she also earned her degree as a concert soloist. A year abroad in New York completed her violin studies. Together with Mark Steinberg of the Brentano Quartet she worked intensively at Mannes College of Music in New York.
Other significant influences were by Donald Weilerstein, Benjamin Schmid, Ingolf Turban, Helmut Zehetmair, Hatto Beyerle, Volker Jacobsen and Oliver Wille.
During her studies, Meike Bertram developed an intensive passion for any kind of chamber music, especially for the string quartet.
2001-2013 she was first violinist of the Almandin Quartet.
The Almandin Quartet has garnered widespread critical acclaim, winning the first prize at the Charles Hennen Concours in Heerlen, Netherlands. They were also awarded the Praetorius Music Prize by the German state of Lower Saxony and in 2009 won the prestigious…