Cellist Isabel Gehweiler won in 2007 at the age of 19 the prestigious “European Young Artist Award “, previously awarded to major artists such as Anne-Sophie Mutter and Sol Gabetta.
Since 2016 she is teaching cello at the Hochschule für Musik, Medien und Theater in Hannover, and lecturing in music pedagogy at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK) in Switzerland. Currently she is also playing in two new theater productions by Christoph Marthaler at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg and at the Schauspielhaus Zürich.
As a soloist and chamber musician, Isabel Gehweiler has performed at several festivals, for example in Switzerland, Austria, and New York/USA. She is also a composer.