SOFIA 2023

SOFIA – Support Of Female Improvising Artists
Music Business Workshops
30 May to 4 June 2023

Come to Zurich for the 6th edition of SOFIA!

Are you looking for support in the music business? Are you a female jazz musician and would like to play concerts? The fifth SOFIA Music Business Workshops will take place in Zurich from 30 May to 4 June 2023. Female musicians from Switzerland, Slovenia, Finland, Latvia und der Ukraine will take part. You too have the opportunity to be there as a listener.

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SOFIA stands up for women in jazz. Every two years, intensive workshops on music business are held in Zurich. Networking, jamming, playing concerts and learning a lot about the business.

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The selected participants in 2023 are:
Catherine Tang (piano), CH
Ana Čop (voice), SI/CH
Ella Zirina (guitar), LV/NL
Kirsi-Marja „Kiki“ Harju (trumpet), FI/NL
Louise Knobil (bass), CH
Sonya Sytnik (voice), UA/CH
Sonya Chernysh (piano), UA/CH

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

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