Born in Budapest, Notburga Puskas began her harp studies in Besançon. In 1983, she obtained a First Prize for virtuosity in Geneva, in Catherine Eisenhoffer's class. She perfected her skills with Suzanna Mildonian in Brussels, Frédérique Cambreling and master Pierre Jamet in Paris. In 1984, she was awarded the Prix de l'Association des harpistes at the Marie-Antoinette Cazala International Competition. Notburga Puskas has played with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and since 1981 has been principal harp with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. With the Ensemble Contrechamps, she participates in concerts and tours in France, Germany, Italy, Turkey and Japan.
She has played as a soloist with the OSR, the Geneva Symphony Orchestra, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra and the Saarbrücken Radio Orchestra. Notburga Puskas has been invited several times to the International Festival Young Artists in Concert in Davos, as well as to the Akiyoshidai Festival and Seminar in Japan. She has also performed in recital at the Lucerne International Festival.
She currently teaches courses in orchestral strokes at the Haute École de Musique and is invited for masterclasses in contemporary music at the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne.