Photographer: Martin Ptak ©

Pesendorfer Cornelia

General Information

Place of Birth:  Vienna
Region of Birth: 
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1989 - 1998

concert-studies (Alexander Öhlberger)

1993 - 2004

cultural and social anthropology and musicology

2004 - 2007

Phd-studies

2009

3 years-stay in the USA - training with various oboists, such as Tom Boyd (leading oboist in the Hollywood feature-music-scene) and Phil Feather (oboist at the Pasadena-Playhouse)

2009

master class at the Loiree Day Los Angeles

lessons in jazz-singing with Maria Alsatti and

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1993

ever since conductor of the women's choir "Die Chornissen"

1999

ever since teaching oboe, jazz-singing, piano and recorder

2008

founding of the band "Sekelela"

2009

founding of the vocal-trio "BraZaMa"

2011

ever since leader of the campus-choir

instrumentalist in classical orchestras as well as jazz-ensembles, Brazilian and African bands

conceptual design, organisation and managment of the symposium "Zambezi River Music. Eine Begegnung mit der Musik des südlichen Afrika" at the Centre of Contemporary Music

concept and implementation of interdisciplinary projects

longtime occupation with improvised music

project-managment of "Return to the Planet of People" (interdisciplinary oeuvre connecting music, theatre, filma and science)

lectures and presentations on music in Southern Africa

singer/songwriter in the genres world- and popmusic

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
2004

Takon Orchestra

2007

Alegre Correa Group

2008

Velvet Elevator Film Music Orchestra, "Lake Stage" at Kunstzone Karlsplatz

Discography, Projects

Discography:

  • 2010: Afternoon in Matinangala (with Sekelela)

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