Born in Leipzig, Annerose Mai commenced her musical studies with piano lessons at the age of five.
Three years later she focused to the cello and became a junior student at the Leipzig University of Music already at age eleven.
Annerose Mai studied cello and chamber music in Leipzig and Karlsruhe with Wolfgang Weber, Martin Ostertag and Jörg-Wolfgang Jahn concluding her master degrees with honours.
She completed her soloist training in London with Robert Cohen and in Toronto with Vladimir Orloff.
Further Inspiration she got from working together with great artists such as William Pleeth, Anner Bijlsma, Julius Berger, Bruno Canino, Norbert Brainin and Barthold van Kuijken.
Because of her extraodinary artistic skills she was awarded with prizes and scholarships from foundations such as "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes", "Richard-Wagner-Stipendienstiftung" and "Fördergemeinschaft der Europäischen Wirtschaft".
As a demanded soloist and chamber musician she performed with great success in many European countries and South America.