Born in Terni, Italy, Eugenia Ottaviano studied in Cremona with Prof. Salvator Accardo at the famous Walther Stauffer Academy and continued her education at the Musikhochschule Cologne with Charles André Linale and Keiko Wataya. Since her childhood, her keen interest in early music has lead her to begin taking masterclasses in Baroque violin and created the Ida Bieler Music Academy In Cologne together with Victor Haustein.
She has participated in festivals and masterclasses under such names as Sir András Schiff, Ferenc Rados, Gabor Takacs Nagy, Jörg Widmann, Arnold Steinhardt, Christoph Richter, Wolfgang Rihm and Jürgen Kussmaul. In addition to her work as first violinist of Alinde Quartett, she is a member of other chamber music ensembles with highly-regarded artists and substitutes regularly in the WDR Sinfonieorcheser. Eugenia plays a violin from François-Louis Piqué from the year 1790. Since February 2021 Eugenia is a member of ensemble VERITÀ. .