Marie Trottmann began to play the harp at the Conservatory of Neuchâtel (Switzerland). Then she studied under Chantal Mathieu-Balavoine in the Music Academy in Lausanne, where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree with excellence. She moved then to Frankfurt am Main (Germany) to study with Françoise Friedrich at the Music Academy and completed her studies in Pedagogy and Performance (specialising in orchestra) with the highest eminence. She won the first Prize with distinction of the SSPM Interpretation Competition, is engaged as solo harpist for the Tyroler Festpiele, played for an intership with the Berner Symphonie Orchester (Season 2011/2012), she occasionally collaborates with the Frankfurt Operahouse, is the harpist of L’Avant-Scène Opera and plays regulary with diverses orchestras and ensembles. She had the pleasure of teaching and playing for the Festival Academia Sighisoara 2012 and 2013, and for the Festival Autour de la Harpe 2012 and 2013, in Vevey. She teaches at the Music Academy MCA in Switzerland. She has been supported by Lyra Stiftung, Erna und Curt Burgauer Stiftung, Jean Tanner Stiftung, Soroptimist Neuenburg and did masterclasses with Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Godelieve Schrama, Ana-Margit Süss, Jana Bouskova, Isabelle Perrin, Michelle Vuillaume, Park Stickney, Hans Koch, Martin Schütz and Freddy Studer.