Agnes Gottschewski has been a member of Pacific Symphony's first violin section since 1996. She also holds the position of assistant concertmaster of the Long Beach Symphony. She is an active studio musician, but her greatest interest is in playing chamber music. As a chamber musician, she has been performing every summer since 1997 at the Sitka Chamber Music Festival in Sitka, Alaska. She also performed with Camerata Pacifica including a tour to the East Coast, Ireland, and Great Britain. For a number of years she was a member of Southwest Chamber Music, playing many premieres of contemporary chamber music and recording a number of CDs. She has also been an artist faculty member at the Music Fest Aberystwyth in Wales.
Gottschewski is originally from West Berlin, Germany, where she started playing the violin at age 6. After getting an undergraduate degree from the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin she moved to Southern California for graduate studies at the University of California, San Diego and University of California, Santa Barbara.