Christine Hoock works internationally as a soloist, in chamber music ensembles, and in orchestras. She has performed, among others, at Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival, Lucerne Festival etc… During her studies with Günther Klaus in Frankfurt and Franco Petracchi in Geneva, Christine Hoock founded the “Frankfurter Kontrabass Quartett”, which gained international recognition. A prize-winner of international competitions, she was appointed principal bass of the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne when still a young artist. Christine Hoock is professor for double bass at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg and, besides her busy concert schedule, holds master classes at international academies and festivals. Christine Hoock plays an English instrument by William Tarr from 1848.