Friederike Kienle completed her master's degree in orchestra conducting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart under Prof. Rasmus Baumann.
She worked with renowned orchestras such as the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra Reutlingen, the Philharmonic Orchestra Konstanz, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim and was an assistant to the Stuttgart Opera Studio in three productions (Donizetti: Viva la Mamma; Kurt Weill: Street Scene; Nicolai: Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor). She received the PROMOS scholarship from the DAAD and took part in the "Dirigentenpodium Baden-Württemberg".
Friederike Kienle lived for many years in Japan, in Sapporo, where, in addition to her career as a cellist, she began conducting and founded an orchestra, the Young Hokkaido Philharmony (YHP). With the YHP she founded a concert series in Hokkaido and led a cycle of all 9 symphonies by Beethoven.
Friederike Kienle is at home in both the symphonic and operatic repertoire. Internationally, she was a guest conductor with the National State Opera Rousse (Bulgaria), Sapporo Opera Festival (Japan), the Pazardjik Philharmony (Bulgaria), the National State Opera Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), the Southeastern Louisiana Symphony Orchestra.
For the 20/21 season, Friederike Kienle will be conducting the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra Reutlingen, the Opera Montmarte Paris, the Rotary Orchestra Germany and will take over the direction of the Nürtinger Chamber Orchestra from April 2020 and the "Ensemble Balance" from September 2020.