Claire Litzler was born in 1990. She began her musical studies at the Conservatory of Saint-Louis, Alsace. She started with the piano at age five and discovered percussion a couple of years later. In 2007, she received national recognition with a First Prize at the marimba competition NSEW (Northern Switzerland) as well as the First Prize of percussion at the Competition of Altishofen (Switzerland). That same year, she also won a National Prize of Excellence in snare drum.
In 2010, she received a Diploma of Musical Studies in percussion at the Conservatory of Strasbourg, with honors, and pursued her studies with Emmanuel Sejourné, Denis Riedinger and Stéphane Fougeroux, at the Strasbourg Academy of Music. She graduated in 2013, earning a Bachelor of Music as well as the French "Professional Musician's National Superior Diploma". In 2014, she studied pedagogy at the Cefedem de Lorraine and received the French national teaching degree (D.E).
In parallel to her career as a concertist, Claire Litzler teaches percussion at the Conservatory of Saint-Louis.