Born in Heidelberg, she received her first violin lessons at the age of six.

Multiple prize winner "Jugend musiziert".

Since 1989 preliminary studies, 1991 regular studies at the Mannheim Conservatory with Prof. Roman Nodel, diploma 1997.

Afterwards she completed her postgraduate studies with Prof. Ulf Hoelscher at the Musikhochschule Karlsruhe, where she graduated in summer 2000.

Master classes with Denes Zsigmondy, Irina Goldstein and chamber music courses with Paolo Centurioni, Rainer Pehrisch, Valery Gradow, Michael Flaksman, Hideko Kobayashi completed her education.

Since 1993 she has been principal 2nd violin and alternating concertmaster of the Mannheim Mozart Orchestra and the Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra. She has extensive touring and CD experience with both orchestras, including a Grammy nomination with the Mannheim Mozart Orchestra.

In addition, she has been a regular substitute in the first violins with the Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim. In addition, regular participation in productions of the Orchestra of Cultures Stuttgart.

Since 2014 regularly active as a sub and since 2018 permanently in various musical productions in Stuttgart.

In addition, numerous studio productions with the GPO and various chamber music formations.

Ariane lives in Heidelberg and has two daughters.