Juta Õunapuu (born in 1983) started her music studies in Estonia at the age of 6 with Tiiu Peäske. Later she studied with prof. Petru Munteanu and prof.Mihaela Martin in Germany.
She has performed in numerous countries all over the world and participated in renowned international music festivals like Savonlinna, Festival Pablo Casals de Prades ,Zermatt Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern etc.
Despite of busy international concert schedule and her main job that ties her to German music life, Juta has remained in close and meaningful relations with Estonian musicians and she collaborates regularly with Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Yxus Ensemble.
Today Juta is a violinist of Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne and member of Cologne Chamber Soloists.