* 25. 04. 1966 Glarus, Schweizer Staatsbürgerin.
Anita Jehli, born in Glarus, completed her studies in violoncello at the Zurich Academy of Music with Markus Stocker and Claude Starck and graduated with a concert diploma with distinction.
This was followed by a DAS in Musical Practice with a focus on orchestral conducting (with distinction) at the Zurich University of the Arts. Anita Jehli earned the MAS in Arts Management at the University of Basel. Further studies in baroque cello and church music practice, as well as music school director VMS.
Today Anita Jehli is solo cellist of the Camerata Schweiz and since 1991 founding member of the Ensemble Pyramide, which specialises in performing unknown or forgotten chamber music literature from the baroque to the modern era.
A special interest is continuo playing, which Anita Jehli performs on both modern and baroque instruments in various formations in Switzerland and Europe. CD recordings with Anita Jehli have been released by Naxos, Ars Musici, Divox, Brilliant and Intégral Productions.
Anita Jehli is increasingly active as a conductor. She has been musical director of the AltstadtOrchester of the Reformed Church of Zurich since 2005 and of ORCHESTRINACHUR since 2013.
She is also involved as the head teacher of various music courses at the Villa Jolimont, Erlach, acts as director at the Imboden GR music school and is a member of the artistic direction of the Domleschg Summer Concerts.
Anita Jehli is the winner of the Kiwanis Music Prize, the Chamber Music Prize of the Migros Genossenschaftsbund and the Koeckert Prize for Violoncello of the Zurich Academy of Music. With the Ensemble Pyramide, she received the cultural award "Werkjahr für Interpretation" from the city of Zurich. In 2019 she was awarded the recognition prize of the city of Chur for her artistic achievements.
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