Born in Hamburg, Mojca Erdmann began violin lessons at the age of six – and sang in the children’s chorus at the Hamburg State Opera. At 14, she began vocal studies with Evelyn Herlitzius, then worked with Hans Sotin at the Köln Musikhochschule, where she also studied the violin. She continues today with her vocal coach, Ingrid Figur.
In the 2002 Bundeswettbewerb (German Federal Competition), Mojca Erdmann won both First Prize and the Special Prize for Contemporary Music. In August 2005, she was awarded the NDR (North German Radio) Music Prize at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival as well as the Luitpold Prize at the Kissinger Summer Festival.