music database

The mica-music database contains comprehensive entries on contemporary Austrian composers, performers, bands and ensembles. The main focus currently lies on the genres contemporary music and jazz.
An extensive presentation of performers from other genres can be found in the SR-Archive for Austrian pop music:

Full discographies by Austrian performers are listed under:

The English version of the composer-database was co-funded by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation and by the AKM.

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Photographer: Lisbeth Kovacic ©


Born in Vienna in 1975, works as a composer and bass clarinetist in the fields of experimental rock music, multi-idiomatic improvisation, contemporary music and multimedia sound performance. First improvisations on the recorder at age three. Studied painting and printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, self-study and private lessons in saxophone, bass clarinet and composition. Since 2004, performances with her own projects, member of numerous ensembles in improvised music (broken.heart.collector, The Vegetable Orchestra, möström, chaosometer, ...). Her special interest lies in the sound possibilities of the deep clarinet and the theory and practice of collaborative work processes in bands and collectives.

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