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Barbara Schutting

Artistic Major(s): Voice


  • 2015: Passed Master’s Degree with distinction in Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy in Popular Music – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna/IPOP Main Subject with Patricia Simpson and Elfi Aichinger
  • 2010/11: Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu Helsinki
  • 2010: Passed Bachelor’s Degree with distinction in Vocals for Popular Music, MDW/ IPop, Main Subjects with Ines Reiger, Patricia Simpson
  • 2005: Graduated from the Music School Dreihackengasse, Graz
  • Classical Piano Lessons at the Johann Joseph Fux Conservatory Graz (2000-2005), as well as at the Music School (1994-2000)
  • 2016/17: Sponsorship Program as part of ORF Styria “Take Your Chance“
  • Scholarships: Erasmuss Scholarship: Helsinki Metropolia University /Finnland (2010/11), Scholarship and admittance to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA (2011)

Work Experience

  • Freelance singer/songwriter and vocal tutor 
  • Singer, lyricist and teacher in Vienna, Lower Austria and Styria. 
  • Performances in concerts and as a band member: lead, backing and studio singer with artists including BABSEA & Band, Babsea & Mary Broadcast, Takeaway Sound, Reelworld, OÖ Landesjugend Jazzorchester, Soulicious, 4Real Gospel, Michael Vatter & Band and Blue Connection  
  • Teaching experience in music schools, primary schools, middle schools, with Youth and Children Choirs as well as management of workshops and vocal coaching at seminars 


  • 2016: BABSEA - Debüt- Cd Statement No.1
  • 2012: Hüftschuss „So Far Away“ Single
  • Color Reflection – Album Sun mMeets Rain (backing vocals)
  • Selective Soulclub – The Motown Party

Teaching & Research

  • Music School Bärnbach
  • Regional Music School Ternitz


Publications and Achievements