Sophia Nidecker grew up in Basel, where she completed her Bachelor’s studies with David LeClair at the Hochschule für Musik. She then studied at the Zurich University of the Arts with Anne Jelle Visser, graduating with a Master’s degree in Performance in 2017 and a Master’s degree in Pedagogy with a minor in Jazz with Bernhard Bamert in 2019.

Sophia Nidecker was an intern in the Bern Symphony Orchestra and the Biel Solothurn Symphony Orchestra, and is a regular addition to the Basel Symphony Orchestra and the St. Gallen Symphony Orchestra. She has been a permanent member of the Basel Sinfonietta since 2021.

In addition to numerous and varied concert engagements ranging from chamber music to jazz throughout Switzerland and abroad, she is a member of the Zurich Jazz Orchestra and the Sarah Chaksad Large Ensemble.

Sophia Nidecker teaches tuba and euphonium at the Oberaargau Music School Langenthal and at the Aaretal Music School.