Katharina Steinhauser is a staff member at the library of the Mozarteum University, where she is primarily responsible for the area of information literacy. As a studied flutist, music pedagogue and historian, she is also artistically and scientifically active.
Katharina Steinhauser, born in South Tyrol, completed her master's studies at the University Mozarteum Salzburg (IGP flute with Bernhard Krabatsch) and at the Paris Lodron University Salzburg (history with focus on cultural and regional history). In addition, she completed the certificate course 'Cultural Management' of the interdisciplinary cooperation focus 'Science and Art' and attended further education courses at the Institute for Cultural Concepts in Vienna.
Already during her studies she started her teaching activities, first privately, later for several years at the Landesmusikschulwerk Oberösterreich and as a speaker at various workshops and seminars.
Katharina Steinhauser worked as a research assistant at the Departments of Musicology and Music Education as well as at the Salzburg Music History Department at the Mozarteum University. During this time, she published several articles in collected editions, spoke at several symposia and was entrusted with the editing and co-editing of publications of the Mozarteum. She continues to write occasional technical papers for scholarly publications on various topics in cultural and music history.
Since 2019, Katharina Steinhauser has been a staff member at the Mozarteum University Library, where her main tasks are information literacy and research training as well as collection development in the subject area of music education.
In addition to her work at the University Library, she performs as a flutist soloist and in chamber music ensembles, is a flutist and piccolist with the Stadtmusik Salzburg, and plays alpine folk music in various ensembles. She also works as a museum educator at the Mozart Museums of the Mozarteum Foundation.