Markus Huber was born in 1968 in Munich, Germany. He began his professional career as a boy soprano soloist with the Tölzer Knabenchor (1975-1982). Highlights of this early career development time were performances with Herbert von Karajan, James Levine, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Nicolaus Harnoncourt and Dennis Russel Davies. He studied at the Musikhochschule in Munich and Vienna with Leopold Hager (conducting), Karl-Hermann Mrongovius (piano), and others. During his studies, he was répétiteur for August Everding’s stage direction class and taught other students the art of piano accompaniment for soloists.