She was born in Budapest, in 1971. She was seven when she started to learn the violin. From 1985 she was student of the Béla Bartók Music School, where in the last year she changed from the violin to the viola. In 1990 she was admitted to the Franz Liszt Academy of Music where her teachers included György Konrád and László Bársony (viola), Sándor Devich, Ferenc Rados, György Kurtág and András Mihály (chamber music). She was member of the Dohnányi Youth Symphony Orchestra and played for several years in different chamber orchestras. She obtained her diploma in 1996 and has been ever since member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra.