Katja Steinhäuser studied at the University of Arts in Berlin with Professor Linde Großmann (piano) and Professor Hartmut Fladt (music theory). Besides playing solo repertoire, Katja has been particularly interested in ensemble playing since the beginning of her musical studies and has participated in chamber music masterclasses. She has performed in numerous chamber and orchestral concerts in Germany and abroad.
Since 2006 Katja is the pianist of the tango trio Luz y Sombra. In 2013 she performed with the Kammerphilharmonie Berlin-Brandenburg on the harpsichord in the Kammermusiksaal of the Philharmonie Berlin. Moreover, she founded the duo Fleur de Sel with Miriam Erttmann with which she gave concerts on the MS Albatros and is part of the vocal group Ensemble Polyvox.
Besides being an active performer, Katja Steinhäuser also teaches music theory, analysis and aural training at the UdK Berlin. She regularly gives lectures at music theory conferences, moderates concerts and is author of a number of articles concerning music theory.