studied cello with Professor Alexander Hülshoff at Folkwang University of the Arts, Germany. Nora attended masterclasses with Steven Isserlis, Ralph Kirshbaum, Christoph Richter, Valentin Erben, and Enrico Dindo and was awarded scholarships by the DAAD (German Academic exchange Program), Ensemble Modern, the city of Berlin, and the Paul-Sacher Foundation Basel. Artist residencies led her to Istanbul and New York City.
Nora now lives in Berlin and performs worldwide. She works with musicians like Lukas Fels, Rohan de Saram, Nickolas Photinos, Tristan Murail, and Helmut Lachenmann. Besides her solo work, she performs in various groups, including free improvisation (with Elliott Sharp, Joëlle Léandre, Jon Rose, Frank Gratkowski, Reinhold Friedl, Oguz Büyükberber,…), multimedia settings (with Sena Başöz (Istanbul) and electronics (with Juan Felipe Waller), and has composed music for theater (with Karin Beier a.o.). Nora has been playing with zeitkratzer since 2015.