Kateryna SCHÖNING, 2007 PhD in Musicology. From 2008–2016 she has worked in research projects on instrumental music before 1600 and on contemporary history and Musicology in the 20th century (Leipzig, Mannheim). Since 2016 she is leader of the research project “Soloistic Instrumental Music in the Central European Cultural Region (1500–1550): Instrumental Praxis and Humanistic Contexts” at the University of Vienna. She focuses on interdisciplinary research in instrumental music before 1600, including the relationships between music and humanism, music and language, music and other arts, as well as the broad phenomena of the interplay between manuscript and print culture before 1600.