Johanna Kugler was born in Vienna and has been singing and playing the violin for several years. Her musical repertoire is hugely versatile, though her focus is on traditional styles. While studying violin and rhythm in Vienna, Graz and Eisenstadt, she toured around Europe with several bands, such as Netnakisum, Ethno in Transit or String Syndicate. Currently, she is a member of Tanzhausgeiger, Karat Apart, Black Market Tune and the successful Austrian musical comedy group Landstreich. She holds several courses and workshops all around the globe, e.g. at Ethno Camps in Estonia and Slovenia, at festivals in Bolivia, Italy and Sweden, and at numerous Austrian folk music events. She also teaches at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.