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Alexandra Gruber was born in Freudenstadt in the Black Forest. She studied the clarinet from 1994 to 1999 at the State Music Academy in Stuttgart and as early as this period also played regular performances with the Bachkollegium Stuttgart and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra. She twice won prizes at the nationwide "Jugend musiziert" Competition and has appeared as soloist and chamber musician. Since September of 1998, Alexandra Gruber has been solo clarinettist with the Munich Philharmonic.