The Brazilian clarinetist began her musical training at the age of 12 with Maestro Francisco Guimarães at the “Banda de Música 12 de Março” in her hometown Belo Horizonte. After completing her bachelor’s degree at the University of São Paulo, the 27-year-old musician completed a master’s degree at the University of the Arts in Berlin in the class of François Benda. She is supported as a scholarship holder by the Ad Infinitum Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service, the Lucia Loeser Foundation and the Instituto Elga Marte. Since September Ariane began a master’s degree specializing in music pedagogy at the Musik Akademie Basel in the class of Professor François Benda.
In 2015 she won first place in the Brazilian competition for clarinetists Devon & Burgani. She has won both the Ernani de Almeida Machado Prize and the Young Soloists Competition of the São Paulo Youth Orchestra. In addition, the clarinetist was honored with an award in the Eleazar de Carvalho Prize and received a gold medal at the 1st Vienna International Music Competition.
Internationally, the musician was able to gain extensive experience with orchestral and chamber music. She was a member of the São Paulo Youth Symphony Orchestra and plays as a guest musician with the Sinfonie Orchester Berlin and the Berliner Symphoniker. She can also be heard in the Ensemble Ilinx, the Orpheus Ensemble Berlin, the Bratuga Quintetts and the Duo Caju.