Elisabeth Väth-Schadler, from Feldbach / Styria, completed her artistic training as a soloist, chamber musician and song accompanist at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz (S. Benda, K. Wittlich, G. Zeller) with distinction.
She is a prize winner of international competitions in all three categories ("Viotti" in Vercelli, "Franz Schubert" in Dortmund and Graz). As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed in Europe, the USA and Canada, frequently giving concerts with renowned artists at festivals (Carinthischer Sommer, Styriate, Steirischer Herbst, Eggenberger Schlosskonzerte) and received invitations from well-known orchestras (Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Alpe-Adria Chamber Orchestra, Graz Symphony Orchestra).
In 1991 Elisabeth Väth-Schadler presented the 500,000th Steinway grand piano in the "Vienna Music Association" (Wiener Musikverein). The artist has made numerous radio, television and CD recordings in Austria and abroad. The co-founder of the ensemble "Ars ad libitum" is married, lives in Styria, taught for several years at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz and as a professor at the "Gustav Mahler
Privatuniversität für Musik" where she instructs her own piano class. She has a particularly active concert schedule with her long-time clarinet partner and professor colleague Hubert Salmhofer. (For more information here see: Duo Salmhofer/Väth)