Elisabeth Brauss was born in 1995 to musical parents and received her first piano lessons at the age of 4. At the age of 6 she was accepted into the piano class of Dr. Elena Levit, and in 2008 she also began studying in the class of Prof. Matti Raekallio. Since 2010 she is studying at the HMTM in Hanover in the class of Prof. Bernd Goetzke.
In this time, Elisabeth has given numerous concerts as a soloist, chamber musician and as a soloist with orchestra. These have included performances with the hr-Sinfonieorchster, the Dortmunder Symphonikern, the NDR Radiophilharmonie and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
Elisabeth Brauß appeared a.o. at the Konzerthaus Berlin, at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg and the Beethovenfest Bonn as well as at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern several times. International concert tours have taken her to China, to the USA, to Norway, the Ukraine and Taiwan.
Apart from first prizes at the “Steinway Piano Competition” in Hamburg and at the “International Grotrian Steinweg Competition” in Braunschweig, she was awarded with the „Emerging Artists Prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival 2010“ and the „Emerging Artists Prize of the Music Prize ´Praetorius`, awarded by the state Lower Saxony 2012“.
From 2004 to 2007, Elisabeth Brauss was a student of the Preliminary Institute of Early Development for the Musically Gifted (VIFF) at the University of Music and Drama Hannover. From 2007 to 2010 she studied at the University as part of the Institute of Early Development for the Musically Gifted (IFF), the only programme of its kind in Germany.