Margret Baumgartl studied violin in Dresden with Günter Friedrich and in Munich with Urs Stiehler. During her time as a student she specialized in authentic performance practice on historic instruments, working with conductors such as René Jacobs, Frieder Bernius, Jos van Immerseel, and Hans-Christoph Rademann. Her most important teacher and chamber music partner in the area of early music was Reinhard Goebel. She was a member of Musica Antiqua Köln from 2002 to 2006, performing in concerts throughout Europe, the USA and Canada, and appearing in a TV film on Bach’s The Art of Fugue. Margret Baumgartl became the concertmaster of the Dresdner Barockorchester in 2004.