Paula Pinn was born in Münster, Westphalia, in 1998. After training as a junior student with Jeremias Schwarzer and Maurice Steger at the Nürnberg Music Academy, she is currently a studentof Dorothee Oberlinger at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. She has also gathered musical inspiration in master courses with Michael Form, Sabrina Frey, Erik Bosgraaf, Maurice Steger, Hille Perl, Lars Ulrik Mortensen and other Early-Music specialists.
Paula Pinn has won numerous awards, including first prizes at the Federal level of “Jugend musiziert”, at the Beethoven Bonnensis Competition in Bonn, at the Vienna International Music Competition, the First Liebenberg Audience Award and the GWK Encouragement Award in Music in 2016. The DKB Foundation offered her a scholarship in 2014, supporting her through numerous concert performances as well, e.g. at the Liebenberg Flute Festival in 2015. Special Awards were bestowed upon her by the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben, the Federal Ministry for Families, Seniors, Women and Youth, the Association of German Music Schools and the publishing house Verlag Neue Musik. Most recently, she received the Gerd Bucerius Scholarship of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben. In 2017 she was invited as a guest artist to the renowned Early Music festival Trigonale, where she has been re-invited to present a solo project.
Paula Pinn holds scholarships from the Werner Richard – Dr. Carl Dörken Foundation, the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben and the German National Academic Foundation.