After studying at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Helmut Zehetmair, she graduated with honours from that institution. Until 1987, she was a member of the Hagen Quartett. As a member of this quartet, she won a number of awards at large international competitions, recorded several prize-winning discs and went on several world-wide concert tours. She then studied for another two years with Ernst Kovacic at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Vienna.
Her current work concentrates on both solo and chamber orchestra concerts. She participates in numerous musical festivals such as Lockenhaus and performs together with distinguished artists such as Gidon Kremer, Heinrich Schiff and Thomas Zehetmair. Annette Bik has been a menber of Klangforum Wien since 1989.