• Vocal teacher specialising in jazz singing, technique and improvisation
  • Experienced ensemble leader in jazz and jazz-related styles
  • Choir work with over 20 years of experience in various formats
  • Workshop leader for beginners as well as advanced levels in rhythm, improvisation, vocal technique, Jazz and South Indian music
  • Teaching languages: German, English, (French)


  • Master in Jazz Performance with distinction from the Lucerne university for applied sciences and arts HSLU, 2007
  • Master in Jazz Pedagogy with distinction from HSLU, 2007
  • 2 years of Bachelor in School Music with main subject Jazz voice at HSLU, 2002-2004
  • Certificate in Choir Conducting L-Course at HSLU, 2001
  • Many years of studies in classical singing, piano and violin

Teaching experience (most important stations)

  • Dozentin at the Lucerne university for applied sciences and arts, HSLU since Sept 2018
  • Substitute for Marianne Racine at Zurich university of the arts ZHDK Zurich Feb - April 2017
  • External expert at ZHDK Zurich, and Jazzcampus Basel 2016/2017/2020/2021/2023
  • Guest lecturer (workshops) at the HSLU 2012, 2014, 2016
  • Vocal tutor at WIAM, Winterthur (Bachelor department) 2016-2018
  • Vocal tutor at MKZ, Zurich, department Jazz/Pop/Rock 2015-2018
  • Vocal tutor at Bachelor department of Newpark Music Centre (Dublin City University DCU) 2008-2013
  • Official Preparatory course for the Berklee College of Music, Boston at Newpark Music Centre 2012-2013
  • Substitute for Willy Kotoun, Body+Rhythmics, at HSLU, 2008

Further Education

  • Certificate in university didactics (HSLU) 2019/2020
  • Part-time, 3-year diploma course, Complete Vocal Institute Copenhagen, 2012-2015
  • CVT Up-Date seminars Feb 2017 and Feb 2021
  • Artist in residence in New York City from October 2011 to August 2012, participating in workshops and private lessons with:
    Jay Clayton, Sheila Jordan, Fay Victor, Mat Manieri, Rogerio Boccato, Richard Leeson, Yosvani Terry, Steve Coleman among others
  • African studies – Balafon/Djembé/Dance, Dagara School of Music, Ghana Bernard Woma, July 2011
  • Free Improvisation and Advanced Vocal Technique with Médéric Collignon in Paris, Sept 2010
  • Composition and Improvisation with Steve Coleman in New York City, July 2010
  • 6 months studies of South Indian Singing/Konnakol, Karnataka College of Percussion, Bangalore, 2008
  • 12 months studies of South Indian Singing/Konnakol, Karnataka College of Percussion, Bangalore, 2005-2006

Where do I teach

  • In my studio (address will be given upon agreement)
  • Via Zoom (possible with a fast internet connection)

Contact me HERE.