Anikó Kovács was admitted to the Preparatory faculty of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Budapest when 13. At 18 she won the first prize at the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, USA. After graduating at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Budapest in 1990 she was offered a scholarship to the Cleveland Institute of Music by Professor Donald Weilerstein. She became assistant concertmaster at the Aspen Music festival and got her second artist diploma in 1992 at the CIM. Anikó Kovács was the founder member and concertmaster of the Hungarian Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. Recently, she has frequently been a member of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.