Riedler Ilse

General Information

Date of Birth:  19. September 1974
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Riedler has been living and working as a freelance musician and composer in Vienna since the year 2000.


After completing studies in jazz saxophone at Anton Bruckner University in Linz, she spent a short period studying in New York. Alongside her own project, "strange ahead" (and the eponymous debut album), she has also participated in various music and theater productions at home and abroad.


1998 - 1999

member of the Landesjugend Jazzorchester Bayern (under the lead of Harald Rüschenbaum)


participation in the International Jazz-Meeting in Spain (masterclass Dave Liebmann)


member of the European Jazz Youth Orchestra in Denmark (under the lead of Eric Moseholm)

2000 - 2005

member of the Edin Bonic Quartet

2002 - 2003

member of the Euro Jazz Big Band Paris (under the lead of Thierry de Micheaux)

performances with the own project "strange ahead"

various music- and theater-productions at home and abroad

collaboration with Sainkho Namtchylak

collaboration among others with the Lee Harper Quartet, Katrin Weber Trio, Robert Bachner Big Band, Klaus Waldeck, Valerie, Sainkho Namtchylak, Fuente Compás, Gary Howard, Duo Dörfler–Riedler, Finest Blend, Eva Campbell Band, Sharp Eleven, Russkaja, L'ardeur

Performances (Selection)


Alma Mahler (theater, director: Paulus Manker)

Dreigroschenoper (theater, with Wolfgang Böck, director: Werner Prinz)

Discography, Projects


  • 2008: strange ahead
  • 2007: Moments of Noise (Robert Bachner Big Band)
  • Ruf und Echo (André Heller)

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