Cellist Kristin von der Goltz studied with Christoph Henkel in Freiburg and William Pleeth in London. She was a member of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra from 1991 to 2004. She now performs on both modern and Baroque cello, and is in demand internationally as a solo cellist for conductors such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Ton Koopman, Marc Minkowski, and others. She has been a member of Trio Vivente since 1992 and of the BerlinerBarockSolisten, an ensemble of the Berliner Philharmoniker, since 2006. In 2009 she was appointed Professor of Baroque Cello at the Musikhochschule Frankfurt am Main, and in 2011 at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.