Elisabeth Traunbauer began playing the piano and recorder during her childhood in Upper Austria, as well as playing the oboe at the age of 12. She studied at the conservatories in Linz (Josef Blank) and Munich (Clara Dent) as well as at the music academies in Dresden (Guido Titze) and Augsburg (Heike Steinbrecher). She taught at the Landesmusikschulwerk Oberösterreich, in the Musikschulverband Niederösterreich, and freelance in Augsburg in the areas of elementary music education and oboe.
As a freelance oboist she plays in the Trio Evanse, with the Philharmonie Salzburg, the Landesbühnen Niederbayern, the Capella St. Anna, the Augsburg Cathedral Orchestra, the Leopold Mozart Chamber Orchestra and the Franz Lehár Orchestra. She toured with this ensemble to Vienna, Athens and China, among others. She is a scholarship holder of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation “Live music now”, loves to dance and, in addition to her musical work, also works as a qigong teacher.
First meeting of Qigong and Taichi as part of the oboe music studies in Linz. The practice of Qigong and Taichi has helped me a lot to find a physical and mental balance to practicing on the instrument and to encounter myself in a completely new way. By warming up; Loosening / stretching exercises, as well as exercises in rest and movement, blockages flow; The energy (Qi) in the body can flow / be regulated / built up again. I am happy to pass on these experiences individually or in groups.
2006-2008: Qigong basic training with Dr. Alexandra Gusetti
2008-2009: Training as a therapeutic Qigong / Qigong teacher according to the standards of the IQTOE
2010-2011: Taichi training
Further education in the areas of yoga, Pilates, Franklin method, musician's medicine, management of Qigong courses at VHS
Participation in supervision seminars.