Born in Cagliari in 1977, Silvia Careddu began her studies at the Cagliari conservatoire, before continuing her training with Riccardo Ghiani and afterwards Raymond Guiot in Rome.
In 2002 she was unanimously awarded first prize with distinction both in the class of Pierre-Yves Artaud and in chamber music in the class of Maurice Bourgue at the Conservatoire national superieur de musique et de danse de Paris. At the same time she also took part in master class led by Aurele Nicolet.
She was unanimously awarded first prize and the Prix du Public at Geneva in 2001 and at Rome in 1999.
She plays with a number of orchestras, and since January 2002 has played regularly as guest flute soloist with the Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra. She also plays as soloist with the SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Jena Philharmonic Orchestra and the Festival Strings Orchestra of Lucerne. She has given recitals and concerts at music festivals in Europe, Korea and Japan.
Silvia Careddu was awarded the Prix de l'Academie musicale de Villecroze at the Geneva Concours International of 2001.
She is principal flutist ofthe Berlin Konzert Haus Orchestra.