Birgit Pfeiffer studied flute at the Robert Schumann Conservatory in Düsseldorf, Germany. She worked as a teacher and soloist and played in numerous classical and jazz ensembles.
Her instrument craftsmanship started in 1986 with an education from Wolfgang Lohff. Despite her flute background, she developed a special preference for wooden woodwind instruments. Today Birgit is co-owner of Lohff & Pfeiffer and works primarily on clarinets, bassoons, and oboes.
Over the years, she held many workshops, lectures and exhibitions in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Belgian, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Cypress, Israel, Thailand, Mexico, Tanzania, Canada, and the US.