SCHOOLING AND COLLAGE:

Classical vocal training as part of my studies at the University of Education, Pädagogischen Hochschule Ludwigsburg music, art & education). vocal coaches: Elisabeth Künstler, Stuttgart,Germany Traugott Schmohl, Tübingen, Germany; Anthroposophic Studies Seminar (Anthroposophisches Studienseminar) Stuttgart, Germany, one year course, run by Frank Teichmann, music (Marco Bindelli), arts, speech and vocal class (Serge Maintier), eurythmie (Anna Meyer-Grohbrügge)

VOCATIONAL TRAINING:

Media & Broadcast Designer (Mediengestalterin Bild und Ton), Ultrafox Motion Pictures, Stuttgart, Germany and Das Werk, Ludwigsburg, Germany, majoring in sound engeneering, editing und video art.
10 yrs of experience as a freelance sound ing for ARD/ZDF/ARTE/Deutschlandspiegel, RTL or BBC, in corporate films and as a journalist, in research and as a location manager. A great memory is being part of the team of the ‘making of’  „Buffalo Soldgiers“ ( European-US-Australian coproduction with Joaquin Phoenix.
here are a few of the interviews with the actors of “Buffalo Soldgiers”:
Ed Harris
Elisabeth McGovern
Leo Robinson

PERFORMANCE:

Since 1994 experience as a lead singer, backing vocalist and harmony singer in various bands (jazz,soul, pop music, funk), big band, with performances e.g. at festivities and business events. I love remembering to be able to sub in as a backing singer for the Weather Girls once. Next to being a singer, I am experienced in bandmanagement, eventhosting, stage director, song writing and musical arrangement.

TEACHING:

Experience as a voice coach, vocal trainer and bandcoach since 1998, since 2002 freelance voice coach (private vocal classes and at music schools in Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Krefeld and Viersen Germany), music educational training at elementary schools ages 5 to 10 in Düsselodrf, Germany, giving and developing vocal seminars and workshops and giving women empowerment classes in Düsseldorf and Stuttgart, Germany.

EARLY YEARS:

Raised in Stuttgart, Germany, London, UK, New York, NY, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA; violinlessons and orchestra; acting parts in movie and theater groups; makeup, props, assistance and acting in avangarde short films, scenic student productions and cinema advertisement, vocal training with Katharina Hess, Stuttgart, Germany, Catherine Spahlinger, Stuttgart, Germany, Betsy King, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Eddie Russ, Detroit, MI, USA; solo performances e.g. with the CHS Singers, (Vocal Jazz Ensemble) and Schubertsongs; choire experience.