Claudia Reinhard first completed a teacher’s training degree in music and English at Hamburg University and College of Music. Afterwards she studied voice with Ulf Bästlein at the College of Music in Lübeck and the University of Arts in Graz, Austria, where she was also a member of the opera department. In addition she took part in master-classes with Julia Jamari, Klesie Kelly and Charles Spencer.
Claudia Reinhard has appeared as a soloist in song recitals and oratorio performances and has also worked as a vocal teacher. She has sung in choirs including the Munich Radio Choir, the Gewandhaus Kammerchor Leipzig, the BBC Symphony Chorus in London and the Kammerchor Stuttgart. Since 2003 she has been a member of the renowned vocal ensemble Singer Pur, with which she has appeared in numerous concerts and taken part in productions for television and radio. Two of their numerous recordings were awarded the important ECHO Klassik prize in 2005 and 2007. Claudia Reinhard has also appeared as a guest artist with the Hilliard Ensemble.