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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.
She began teaching while she was still studying, initially 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 in the departments for musicology and music education as well as in the work focus on Salzburg music history at the Mozarteum University. During this time, a number of specialist articles were written in collective works, she spoke at several specialist conferences and was entrusted with the editing and co-editing of the company's publications. She still occasionally writes specialist articles for scientific publications on various topics from cultural and music history. Katharina Steinhauser has been working at the Mozarteum University Library since 2019, where her main tasks are in the area of information literacy and research training as well as in the collection structure in the field of music education. On an artistic level, she performs as a flutist as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles, is a flutist and piccolo player with the Stadtmusik Salzburg and plays alpine folk music in various ensembles.