Maja Avramovic was born in Nis, former Jugoslavia. In 1981 she completed her school and violin education in a boarding school for music talents and received a diploma.

During her time at school she won a number of prizes in national contests. After her emigration to the Federal Republic of Germany, Maja Avramovic studied in the masterclass under Igor Ozim until she reached her artistical matriculation.

Before the violinist joined the Berlin Philharmonic in 1996, she performed in a number of German orchestras. Maja Avramovic is also a member of the "Divertimento Berlin".