in Coos Bay, Oregon, U.S.A. She received the Bachelor of Music degree
in 1975 from the University of Oregon and in 1977 a degree in Vocal
Performance from the School of Music in Stuttgart, Germany.
She has performed 20th century music as well as works written especially
for her by composers A. Hölszky, B.Konrad, W.Dauner,H.J.Hespos,
H.Zerbe and others. She was singer with the "Vienna Art Orchestra"
from 1979 to 1990(20 LP/CDs). Her first solo LP "Timbre"
received the annual German Critics Award in 1983 and was again released
in´98 as a CD under the title "Filigree". Tours
and CD recordings with Vocal Summit with B.McFerrin, J. Lee, J.Clayton
and U. Dudziak. She composed music for the Freiburg Theater in Germany,
and Burg Theater in Vienna, Austria, for radio-plays (german, swiss
and austrian radios) and for film, acting and singing in all of
these as well. She performed with austrian poet Ernst Jandl from
1983 until 1999. Since 1990 she performs with the vocal quartet
"Timbre", since 1995 with Joëlle Léandre(b),
Fritz Hauser (dr), Urs Leimgruber(s), and Heiri Känzig,(b).
Diverse music projects, concerts, radio and cd recordings with Jon
Rose (v/comp), Hannes Zerbe (p/comp), Patrick Scheyder (p), Vladimir
Tarasov (dr), Joachim Kuehn(p), Aki Takase(p), Anthony Braxton (sax/fl/comp)
and the European Chaos String Quintet as well as performances with
artist, Koho Mori. She has done commissioned works, radio plays
and has sung as soloist in performance art projects as well as in
collaboration with various dancers.
Since 1974 she travels extensively with different groups performing
at most of the reknowned music festivals in Europe, Russia, USA,
Canada and parts of Africa. Since 1982 she continues to sing in
Japan in concerts and recordings with different japanese artists.
She lives in Germany since 1974.
Curricula, Japan since 1982 >>