Louise Paterson, born in Edinburgh, Scotland. She studied music at the University of Edinburgh, where she finished her degree with distinction and obtained a scholarship from the Scottish Arts Council. This enabled her to continue her studies with Valenin Erben at the Academy of Music in Vienna.
As a soloist and chamber musician (Prager Klarinetten-Trio), she was performing all over Europe. Currently, she is teaching at the Conservatory of the city of Vienna.