Madlen Kanzler was born in Erfurt in 1987 and started playing guitar at the age of 7. She began her musical career at the Music School of Erfurt. By visiting special music classes in Gera, she received a comprehensive training in singing, piano, choir and choral conducting. In 2006 Madlen began to study the guitar, initially at the Rostock University of Music and Theatre with Prof. Thomas Offermann. In 2009 she attended the University of Music and Performing Arts of Stuttgart and took guitar classes by Prof. Johannes Monno. She has finished her Bachelor and Master "with distinction". In addition she successfully completed her education at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in spring of 2016 with the concert exam Prof. Andrzej Mokry.