Markus Weidmann studied the bassoon with Klaus Thunemann in Hanover. From 1993 to 1995 he was a scholar of the Berlin Philharmonic’s Orchestra Academy. Before becoming a member of the orchestra in 1997, he played in numerous ensembles, including the European Union Youth Orchestra, Kiel Philharmonic Orchestra and Southwest German Philharmonie of Konstanz. Weidmann has been a member of the Scharoun Ensemble since 2006.