Ruth Bruckner is a specialized performer of Early Music on historical instruments and an interpreter of Contemporary Music - working together with composers, as well as creating her own work. She is performing on various types of woodwind instruments, on the medieval viella and renaissance/baroque viol, on historical keyboard instruments ranging from clavicymbalum to fortepiano, and is also appearing as a singer.
She was awarded many prizes at international competitions such as the 1st Prize at the 10th International Music Competition in Osaka/Japan 2009 and the 1st Prize at the International Early Music competition in Middelburg/The Netherlands 2011. When graduating from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in 2012 she was awarded the University’s honorary prize for artistic excellence.
She is currently teaching chamber music and historical performance practise at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.