Born in Leipzig, Germany, Marie-Luise Modersohn studied with Günther Passin at the Mu-sikhochschule München. Between 1994 and 2005 she was principle oboist with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orches-ter Berlin. Since 2006, Marie-Luise Modersohn has been principle oboist of the Munich Philharmonic.
Besides her work as an orchestral musician, Marie-Luise Modersohn devotes herself in-tensively to chamber and solo performances. She has appeared as soloist under conduc-tors as Christian Thielemann, Herbert Blomstedt, Andrew Manze, and Kent Nagano.
Marie-Luise Modersohn has participated in renowned chamber music festivals. She holds masterclasses in Europe and Asia and was member of the jury of the Tchai-kovsky competition in 2019. In October 2021 she will be member of the jury of the interna-tional Oboe – Competition in Geneva.