Born in Rorschach in 1953, Esther is a swiss double-bassist, pianist, teacher and composer. Her first music teacher was Anne-Marie Boeninger. Esther then attended the Winterthur Conservatory ad studied piano under Kalus Wolters. She then studied the double-bass under Gerd Frank in St. Gallen and received her piano teacher’s diploma in 1978. She played the double-bass in the Swiss Youth Orchestra, taught in schools in Ticino and began studying composition under Francesco Hoch. In 1984 she won first prize in the International “Klangmaschinenwetbewerb”, Dornbirn and in the same year attended the international summer courses in Darmstadt. She lives and works in Bellinzona, Ticino.
Works for wind band
Commedia (uniformed band, Guggenmusik players in costume and insts) (1985)