SOFIA 2020

SOFIA – Support Of Female Improvising Artists
Music Business Workshops
March 11–17, 2020


Are you looking for support in the music business? Would you like to meet other musicians? The fourth SOFIA Music Business Workshops will take place in Zurich from 11 to 17 March 2020. Female musicians from Switzerland, Germany and the Czech Republic will take part. You too have the opportunity to be there as a listener. And Jazz goes on!



SOFIA stands up for women in jazz. Every two years, intensive workshops on music business are held at the Zurich University of the Arts. Seven female musicians from Switzerland, Germany and the Czech Republic qualified for the competition in 2020.

SOFIA also invites listeners.

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The selected participants in 2020 are:
Debora Monfregola (voice) CH
Marina Iten (sax) CH
Charlotte Lang (sax) CH
Johanna Schneider (voice) D
Amanda Kiefer (piano) CH
Žofie Kašparová (flute, bass clarinet) CZ
Linda Jozefowski (flute) CH

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

   Crew and Partners


On Bass: Stina Andersdotter. Photo: Ellika Henrikson