Olga Richter was born in Temirtau (Kazakhstan) and studied piano and music theory from 1988-1992 at the Fachschule für Musik Temirtau (Professional School of Music Temirtau) She continued her music education at the Dresden College of Music “Carl Maria von Weber“ (1995-2002), where she completed her studies in piano pedagogy (Prof. Pia Kaiser) and ballet correpetition (Hans Börner, Irene Weissing, Ursula Wolle, Peter Jarchow)

During her studies, she assumed the task of correpetition in the classes for stage dance for the study group Voice at the College of Music (Rolf Gerhard). She has worked at the Palucca University since 1997 and has been tenured since 2001. Since 2005, she has participated as a permanent member of the project “Raum, Körper, Stimme, Inspiration” (“Space, Body, Voice, Inspiration”) (Choreography: Carla Börner) in various performances. Since 2004, she has held a teaching position at the Dresden College of Music. In addition to this, she is also active as a piano teacher in music schools throughout Dresden.