Stefanie Prenn studied cello with Georg Baich, Tobias Kühne, Maarten Mostert, Dmitri Ferschtmann and Reinhard Latzko and graduated with distinction from the University of Music in Vienna in 2013. In addition, she completed numerous master classes (with Sandor Vegh, Natalia Gutman, Valter Despalj, Heidi Litschauer, Quirine Viersen, among others) and worked many times with the composer Georg Nussbaumer. Since the founding of the organisation for supradisciplinary art aiaia (see aiaia.at) in 2020, she has also worked in the combination of directing and dramaturgy.
She has won prizes at national and international cello competitions (including the Mravinskij Competition in St. Petersburg, the Concertino Praga International Radio Competition) and has received numerous scholarships (including the Carl Michael Ziehrer Foundation, funding from the Austrian Federal Chancellery, the Lina and Thyll Dürr Foundation and the START scholarship). She has played with various chamber music formations (e.g. Ensemble xxj, Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop) and orchestras (e.g. Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, Orchestra Mozart, Vienna Volksoper Orchestra, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Stage Orchestra, Bruckner Orchestra Linz). She is a member of the Ensemble Platypus. From 2016 – 2020 she is an assistant in Reinhard Latzko’s class at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and since autumn 2020 she has been on maternity leave in the highly gifted and preparatory class at the same university.