Suchy Irene

General Information

Year of Birth:  1960
Place of Birth:  Vienna
Country of Birth: 

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1978 - 1982

studies in music-pedagogics/school music

1978 - 1983

studies in German Philology

1982

teacher's certificate in musical education with distinction

1986

state teacher's certificate in violoncello

1986 - 1992

doctoral studies, conferral of Dr.phil.

1986 - 1992

doctoral studies

1987 - 1989

study-visit for the doctoral thesis at the State Ochanomizu University Tokyo

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1982 - 2000

entry into teaching-profession, part-time at a Viennese high-school

1989

ever since music-journalist

1992 - 2011

university lecturer at the Institute for Singing and Music-theatre

1993 - 1998

Institute of Japanology: lecture "Music in Japan"

1994 - 2005

jurymember for the Great Award and the Promotional Award by the City of Vienna in the category music as well as for the Ernst Krenek Award

1997 - 2003

jurymember for the Compositional Awards by the Country of Lower Austria

2000 - 2003

chief-editor of the magazine "Fidelio"

2003 - 2011

assistant lecturer at the Institute for Cultural Management

2006

founder and ever since president of the association maezenatentum.at

2007 - 2009

university lecturer of media-history

2007 - 2010

board-member

2007 - 2011

jurymember for the Great Award and the Promotional Award by the City of Vienna in the category music as well as for the Ernst Krenek Award

2007 - 2013

vice-president

2010

ever since member of the board of the association IM-MER Initiative Malvine - Maly Trostinec erinnern

2010 - 2011

lecturer on the topic of "Female Music-History"

2010 - 2012

founder and chairwoman of the Association Arbeitsgruppe Strasshof

2014 - 2017

various teaching assignments in regard to gender-specific topics

2015

advisory board member for the awarding of the Culture Awards of the Province of Lower Austria in the category "Culture and Science Journalism - Special Award 2015"

2016

part of the jury for the Innsbruck composition award

2017 - 2018

lecture: "The history of Nazi music life from a feminist perspective with a special focus on musical life in Salzburg"

organizer and host of live concerts, music shows and features with a feminist focus

feminist emphasis on research in music patronage, music defamed by the Nazis, Japanese musical life and music during the Second Austrian Republic

publications on gender musicology

lectures and discussions in Bergen, Budapest, New York, Washington, Ottawa, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Berlin, Forum Alpbach, Congress of Austrian Journalists, mica - music austria, companies and private banks etc.

curator of various exhibitions

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1982

promotional award by the Austrian Ministry of Science

2001

Maecenas Award of Recognition for the collective action of patronage Ö1-Geige

2006

in the selection for the Imagespot

2008

nominated for the radio.award for adult education, category radio-play

2010

Gold Decoration of Honor

2011

nominated for the radio-award for adult education, category culture

2012

awarded the recognition-award of adult education for revisiting the Nazi past in Strasshof

2012

Bank Austria Art Prize for Cultural Journalism

2013

awarded the Karl-Renner-Prize for revisiting the Nazi past in Strasshof and for dealing with this topic in the ORF-programme

2013

nominated for the Karl-Renner-Prize, category radio-play

2013

nominated for the radio-award for adult education, category information

2015

radio-award for adult education, category culture for intrada excursus - music, market, media

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