Edith van Moergastel studied viola with Jürgen Kussmaul, Marjolein Dispa and Ervin Schiffer. She is the recipient of various prizes, including first prize at the National Competition of the Foundation for Young Musical Talent in the Netherlands, the Vriendenkrans Competition (with the Reinaert Ensemble) and the Schot & Co. Prize at the Tertis Competition. She has participated in masterclasses with Fyodor Druzhinin, Yuri Bashmet and Emile Cantor, among others.
Edith van Moergastel collaborated in cd recordings with musicians such as the Matangi Quartet, Thies Roorda, Marianne Boer and Peter Masseurs.
Since 2000 Van Moergastel is a member of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. In addition, she regularly performs with various chamber music formations.