Natalia Dauer was born on January 13, 1997 in Bad Säckingen, Germany, as a German-Italian. At the age of 4, she started playing the piano and received her first violin lessons from her sister Aloisia. At the age of 6 she started the violoncello at the Musikakademie Basel.
At the age of 7 years she won her first competition at “Jugend musiziert” in Germany. She received further 1st prizes at “Jugend musiziert”, also with a piano trio.
She began her studies with Prof. Ivan Monighetti as a pre-college student at Musikhochschule Basel in 2007. In 2016 she started her Bachelor studies with him.
Concerts led the young cellist as a soloist and chamber musician to Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. In 2012 she won a first prize at the “Swiss Youth Competition ” and in 2013 at “Jugend Musiziert” in Germany.
In 2014, she appeared as a soloist in Slovenia in a masterclass in an Italian television program.
Since 2015 she has been awarded the prize of the Volksbank Hochrhein Stiftung.
She is also the founder of the Festival Junge Klassik in Laufenburg (Germany) within the framework of the culture days, which premiered in 2015 and took place every year since then.
The young cellist received further musical impulses through masterclasses with Prof. Wolfgang Boettcher and Prof. David Geringas at the 1st International Music Festival in St. Blasien.
With her sister, violinist Aloisia Dauer she often performs together.