The SOFIA workshops will take place from 7 to 11 March 2018 at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. Listeners are cordially invited to register in advance and send a brief biographical information by e-mail by 5 March 2018.

Wed, March 7th 2018

  • 09:30 Welcome address
  • 10:00 Performance, Tanya Birri (Zürich singt)
  • 11:45 Booking, Carine Zuber (Jazzclub Moods)
  • 15.00 Time management, Helena Trachsel/Yannick Staubli (specialist office for equality between women and men/ZH)
  • 16.45 Jazz on the radio, Annina Salis (SRF2 Culture)
  • 21.00 SOFIA Jam@JazzBaragge Wednesday Jam at the Jazzclub Moods

Thu, March 8th 2018

  • 11.00 Brand “ME”, Roni Haug (PR consultant)
  • 15.00 Yoga, Delia Krattinger (Bliss Yoga)
  • 16.45 Family on tour, Julie Campiche (musician)
  • 20.00 Live improvised music to silent movies, SOFIA@IOIC at the Institute

Fr, March 9th 2018

  • 09:30 Streaming, Andreas Ryser (Swiss Music Council)
  • 10:45 Introduction Copyright and ancillary copyright law, Bruno Marty (SIG)
  • 11.45 Contracts in music business, Bruno Marty (Cooperative of performing artists Switzerland SIG)
  • 15.00 Accounting, Peter Junker (Junker Treuhand)
  • 16.45 Social security, Hans Läubli (Suisse Culture)

Sat, March 10th 2018

  • 10.00 British jazz scene, Sophie Alloway (musician/UK)
  • 11.45 Jazz Festival Zvuk for Stiavnica, Saša Pastorková (Organiser/SK)
  • 15.00 Recording, Pamela Mendez (musician/CH)
  • 17.30 Tai Chi, Reto Suhner (musician/CH) at Tanzwerk, Saal 7, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich

Su, March 11th 2018

  • 11.00 Jam Session, SOFIA live@Villa Schneckenmann



In 2018 and 2019 SOFIA cooperates with the Dübendorf jazz club, Jazzclub Uster, the national silent film institute IOIC, JazzBaragge and the Montmartre jazz club in Copenhagen (DK).



SOFIA is supported by the City of Zurich-Popkredit, by Fachstelle Kultur Kanton Zürich, by Zürcher Hochschule der Künste and Migros Kulturprozent.