Saskia Fikentscher is from Munich. After her recital studies at the Musikhochschule Freiburg as well as with Pedro Memelsdorff, Bologna, and Baroque oboe lessons with Katharina Arfken, Basel, she continued her studies at the Rotterdam Conservatory with Han Tol (recorder) and at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag at Ku Ebbinge (historical oboes).