Julia Siedl
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Instrument: piano, keyboard
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Siedl Julia

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Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Julia Siedl is not an unknown in the Austrian Jazzscene. The pianist and composer who has made a name for herself as an accomplished sideman proved with her 2011 CD “Minisawattack" that she can also take a leading role both on stage and in the studio.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

first lessons at the age of 7

studies in jazz-piano (degree with distinction)

studies in journalism and communication-science (degree with distinction)

2001 - 2003

master-studies at the Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design

2008

further studies (Marc Copland)

2010

further studies (Cidinho Teixeira)

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
2005

music for the flamenco-, tango- and tapdance-production "En Camino"

2005 - 2007

music for the productions "My Way" and "Goldberg-Variationen" by George Tabori

2008

regular cooperation with the Jeunesse-childrens' theater production "Carla's Jazzmobil"

2012

piano-teacher at primary school Lacknergasse

well-known sidewoman im the Austrian jazz- and worldmusic-scene

working on her own projects

founding of the quartet "julia quartet" with Uli Langthaler, Klemens Marktl and Herwig Gradischnig

cooperation with Alegre Correa, Mario Gonzi, Hans Solomon, Christian Havel, Joris Dudli, Leila Thigpen, Lorenz Raab, Jure Pukl or Luis Ribeiro and many others

duo-project "Pearlmania" (together with singer Nika Zach)

"Julia Siedl Trio" (with Andreas Waelti on the bass and Jörg Mikula at the drums)

further projects, among others with "Edith Lettner and African Jazz Spirit", "Freemotion", "PVC – Prague Vienna Connection" (with Frantisek Uhlir, Nika Zach and Jaromir Helesic), "Herwig Gradischnig und Julia Siedl Duo", "Patricia Moreno and South A. Coasters" as well as with "Ellen D. Group"

worked in the field of theater and film

regular performances in various theaters in Austria, among others Wiener Konzerthaus

composition and production of film-music (e.g. for the Country of Lower Austria, ÖBB, Red Cross, Renault, Baxter, Elin, Plasser & Theurer, Altana)

artist-portraits of painter Max Weiler, water-artist Gerhard Szambok, actor and director Leon Askin

production of the music for "Kafka's Rhizome", an art-film dealing with the oeuvre of Kafka (with Monika Fritzsche)

private teaching-activities

teacher for jazz-piano

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation

postgraduate scholarship for foreign countries (with foreign languages)

multiple awards and promotions

multiple awards and promotions

multiple awards and promotions provided by the Austrian Music Fund