Tina Wilhelm grew up in Basel, where she started playing trumpet at the age of eight. Several trumpet teachers and a number of performances with different bands followed.
At the university of Music in Basel she acquired degrees in musical studies as an orchestra trumpetist with Mario Populin and orchestra direction with Felix Hauswirth.
Her main instrument remains the trumpet as well as cornet and bugle. This doesn 't stop her having a soft spot for trombone, flute, piccolo, overtone or harmonic singing and alphorn.
She teaches trumpet and alphorn and from time to time gives also conducting lessons.
Music led Tina Wilhelm in many countries working as a conductor or instrumentalist. As such she visited Europe, South America, Africa, Asia, Russian and Japan.