The Bohlen-Pierce Symposium
First symposium on the Bohlen-Pierce scale, Boston, March 7 – 9, 2010
Nora-Louise Müller


Nora-Louise Müller  was born in Hannover in 1977 and started her studies in 1996 at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover with prof. Karl-Heinz Steffens and prof. Johannes Peitz. After her degree as a clarinet teacher, she proceeded with  prof. Reiner Wehle and prof. Sabine Meyer at Musikhochschule Lübeck and achieved her artistic diploma in 2005. Furthermore, she took important inspirations from courses at Scuola Internazionale di Perfezionamento Musicale in Piacenza, Italy with prof. Hans Deinzer  throughout several years.

In 2004, she was a scholaship holder of International Ensemble Modern Academy in Schwaz, Austria. In 2005, she was a participant of Ensemble Academy Freiburg with Freiburger Barockorchester and ensemble recherche.

Her intense occupation with contemporary music led to collaboration with numerous composers, e.g. Rebecca Saunders, György Kurtág, Vytautas Miskinis and Hans Zender. She premiered a number of works written for her.

Keen to experiments and inspired by her spirit of research, she founded Ensemble Klangunion in 2007. In 2008, the ensemble appeared in an exposed function in the project Composer in Residence at the contemporary music festival  chiffren – Kieler Tage für Neue Musik.

She regularly performs with Ensemble 21, Hamburg. She joined the Bohlen-Pierce clarinet project in 2007, when she got to know Prof. Georg Hajdu.