Born in 1972, Karel Untermüller studied at the Prague Conservatory and at the Faculty of Performing Arts, where he currently teaches. He has also attended numerous master classes. He is a member of several chamber ensembles: the Josef Suk Orchestra, the Baborák Ensemble and the Herold Quartet, among others. With the Herold Quartet he has performed all over the world and in prestigious concert halls. As a soloist, he has collaborated with leading Czech orchestras. With the renowned Josef Suk he has recorded three CDs and given numerous concerts, including at the Prague Spring Festival.