Cornelius Katzer, born in Berlin, began studying the violin at the age of five with his father Helmut Katzer.In 1993 he was already a guest student at the Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ Berlin with Prof. Walter Karl Zeller.Since 2004 Cornelius is in the class of Prof. Heinz Schunk and is first violinist in the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.