Friederike Otto is one of the few professional cornetto players. Starting at the age of 13, she studied Early Music/ Cornetto at the Conservatories in Leipzig and Lyon with Arno Paduch, Jean-Pierre Canihac and William Dongois. Since then she has been performing with various ensembles all over Europe. She is frequently playing with the prize winning „Lautten Compagney“ with whom she explores also contemporary and popular music. Numberous recordings with different ensembles, such as Johann-Rosenmüller-Ensemble, Lautten Compagney or Capella Sagittariana document her work. Currently she takes part at the complet recording of Heinrich Schütz music with Hans-Christoph Rademann.