Margarethe Maierhofer-Lischka was born in Regensburg in 1984. Between 2004-2013 she studied double bass / musicology /contemporary music in Dresden, Rostock and Graz. From 2013 PhD at the University of Arts, Graz, researching on contemporary auditive music theatre. Freelance activities as musician/performer/teacher. Co-founder of contemporary music ensemble Schallfeld, Graz. Her focus of interest lies on contemporary/improvised music and in crossing borders between music and (open) technology.