Studied culture management, musicology, German language and literature, and librarianship in Basel, Freiburg (D) and Stuttgart. Worked with the Südwestrundfunk Stuttgart, the Freiburg University of Music and the Library of the Musik-Akademie Basel. She has been executive assistant at the FHNW Academy of Music in Basel since 2008. Her responsibilities include coordinating and organising various projects (concerts, musical theatre projects, symposia, masterclasses, lecture series etc.). Meike Olbrich also oversees projects for the ZeitRäume↗ festival in Basel and is director and executive producer of the LIEDBasel ↗ festival. Meike Olbrich also sings with a number of choral projects, including Ensemble Resonance↗. She sits on the board of eduart, an association for cultural mediation.