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Faculty

Christiane Niederbacher

Artistic Major(s): Voice

Qualifications

  • 1994-2001 Studied piano at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory in Bozen/Bolzano
  • 2001-2002 Studies of organ at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory in Bolzano
  • 2002-2004 Studies of church music at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory in Bolzano
  • 2004-2010 Studied jazz singing at the Gustav Mahler Conservatory in Vienna Vocal teachers: Monika Trotz and Leila Thigpen, diploma with distinction 

Education

  • Private training for methodology and didactics with Annett Thoms

Work Experience

  • Director of the Youth Choir Gargazon (South Tyrol) 
  • employee in the association of church choirs Bolzano
  • since 2017 private teaching activity
  • 2018 workshop with the employees of the company "Xing" on the topic: expressive possibilities of the voice
  • since 2021 at the AMP and at the JAM

Concerts & Performances

  • 2001 concert tour with the Chamber Choir Leonhard Lechner and the European Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazi
  • since 2010 member of the band "The Su'sis
  • since 2014 member of the band "Edgar Tones and the Su'sis
  • Concerts in Austria and abroad (e.g. Donauinselfest Vienna, Opernball Vienna, Songcontest participation ORF Vienna, 10th anniversary festival Radio Superfly Vienna, Porgy and Bess Vienna, Jazzfestival South Tyrol, Chill Out Festival Istanbul, Privatclub Berlin, Jazzfestival Sarajevo, Filmfestival Sarajevo, Jyva'Zik Festival Brussels and many more)
  • Background vocals for Lemo (Maybe the summer), Yasmo and the Klangkantine (Girls just wanna have fun - choir for the Amadeusaward 2018), Pippa
  • Collaboration among others with Vlado Dihan, Clemens Salesny, Herwig Gradischnig, Martin Harms, Michael Prowatznik, Alex Pohn

Research work

  • since 2020 collaboration in the SiaCo study (Sing against Cortisone)