Nata in Olanda, ha studiato violino con il padre Jo Juda (Konzertmeister dell’Orchestra del Concertgebouw), Herman Krebbers e Sándor Végh. Con il padre ha suonato in duo per molti anni. È membro fondatore della Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Come violinista e violista suona regolarmente con varie formazioni cameristiche ed orchestrali, tra le quali l’Orchestra del Concertgebouw di Amsterdam, L’Orchestra del Mozarteum di Salisburgo il Quartetto Hagen. Ha vissuto per 9 anni a Londra e in quel periodo ha fatto parte del Quartetto Hanson, del Nash Ensemble, Johannes Ensemble ed Endymion Ensemble.
È stata membro della Lucerne Festival Orchestra sin dalla fondazione nel 2003, mentre con altri musicisti della Chamber Orchestra of Europe
fa parte del Gaudier Ensemble.
Ricopre inoltre il ruolo di prima viola della Camerata Salzburg.
Iris Juda is a founder member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Iris was born in Holland and studied the violin with her father, Jo Juda (concertmaster at the Concertgebouw Orkest Amsterdam), Herman Krebbers, and with Sandor Vegh in Salzburg. She and her father performed as a violin duo for many years.
As a violinist and viola player, Iris has been performing regularly with different european orchestras and ensembles such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam (violin), the Mozarteum Orchester in Salzburg (principal 2nd violin) and the Hagen Quartet (viola). Iris lived in London for 9 years and during that time, she was a member of the Hanson string quartet, the Nash ensemble (violin), the Johannes ensemble (viola) and the Endymion ensemble (viola).
Beside her work with the COE since 1981 (violin), Iris has also been a member of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra since its beginning in 2003 (violin) and the Gaudier ensemble (viola) alongside other members of the COE. She holds the position of principal viola in the Camerata Salzburg.