Tess Remy-Schumacher was born in Cologne and studied with Boris Pergamenschikow, Maria Kliegel, Siegfried Palm, Jacqueline du Pre, and William Pleeth. As a Fulbright Scholar she studied with Lynn Harrell in his Piatigorsky Class at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and was awarded her Master of Music. As 'most Tess Remy-Schumacher was born in Cologne and studied with Boris Pergamenschikow, outstanding graduate of the year for performance, academic excellence and leadership' she received her doctorate under the supervision of Eleonore Schoenfeld. Tess Remy-Schumacher has won first prizes in Germany's Jugend musiziert,New York's International Artist Competition (string division)'and Rome'sCarlo-Zecchi Competition'. She has been a world wide concert soloist for several years, performing in Asia, Australia, Europe, the United States, including the Wigmore Hall, London, Jubilee Hall, Singapore and her Carnegie Debut Recital in New York and Bradley Hall in Chicago. She has performed at the Brisbane Biennial Festival, the Australian Festival of Chamber Music and the Contempofest (Australia), the Weatherfield Music Festival (USA) and the Internationaler Klaviersommer (Germany). She has recorded for WDR, NDR, and MDR (Germany), WNYC New York, K-USC Los Angeles, ABC National, Australia, MBS-FM Melbourne, Australia, and Swiss and Italian television. CDs include transcriptions (Tess Remy-Schumacher) of Robert Schumann's Dichterliebe with Marcus Reissenweber and Christoph von Sicherer, works by In Sun Cho for the contemporary music society, Seoul, Villa Lobos with guitarist Stefan Grasse, the Ibert Cello Concerto-recorded 1999 at Radio Hilversum-with solo cello works by Henze, Lutoslawski, Stahlke, Magrill, and the Rachmaninow Sonata in g-minor with pianist Michael Staudt. She just released a CD with chamber music by Johannes Brahms with Sam Magrill, Ron Howeell and Margaret Brisch. At the moment she is undertaking a 6 CD project 'Bach plus' including the 6-Suites for cello solo. Following her appointment at James Cook University from 1992-1998, she has been professor for cello and chamber music at the University of Central Oklahoma, USA.