SOFIA 2018

SOFIA – Support Of Female Improvising Artists
Music Business Workshops
March 7–11, 2018


Are you looking for support in the music business? Would you like to meet other musicians? From 7 to 11 March 2018, the third SOFIA conference will take place in Zurich with workshops on music business and self-management. Musicians from Switzerland, England and Austria participate. You also have the opportunity to participate as a listener. And Jazz goes on!



SOFIA stands up for women in jazz. Every two years, the intensive music business workshop is held at the Zurich University of the Arts. Six female musicians from Switzerland, England and Austria qualified for the competition in 2018.

SOFIA also invites listeners.

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The selected participants in 2018 are:
Jasmin Albash (voice/electronic) CH
Sonja Bossart (bass) CH
Sarah Belz (sax) CH
Salome Moana Schnyder (voice) CH
Lenka Dundrova (drums) UK
Andrea Šulcová (flute) AT

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The founder and director of SOFIA is the jazz musician Nicole Johänntgen.

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