From December 10, 2021 to January 5, 2022, female jazz musicians (students and professional musicians) can apply for SOFIA 2022.

Take your chance and win one of the six places!

Send the following application documents by e-mail to

  • Short info as PDF: Name, instrument, date of birth, jazz school, etc. Biography and letter of motivation.
  • 2 live videos with good sound and picture quality (links)
  • 1 presentation and motivation video in German or English: Why do you want to participate? (Hidden link on Youtube. Max. 2 min. Cell phone quality is sufficient.)

An international jury will select the six participants in January 2022.

The jury of SOFIA 2022:
Sarah Bächi Belz (SOFIA 2018)
Mauretta Heinzelmann (Radio NDR)
Matt Lavelle (trumpet, 12 houses orchestra)
Peter Sonderegger (jazz aficionado)
Claudio Cappellari
Nicole Johänntgen

   SOFIA 2020

Thank you very much for applying! We wish you good luck!