Other projects as sidewoman:

Der Grosse Bär

Luca Sisera's DEER HAVEN

Vaclav Palka's Poens.

Niko Seibold's European Song

Szymon Mika international band

Discography:

Yumi Ito Orchestra - Stardust Crystals (2020)

Aktomis - Perfect Town (2019)

Marton Juhasz Group - Discovery (2019)

Contemporary Big Band - Nine Yards (2019)

Alex And The Wavemakers - EP (2018)
Focus Year Band 2018: After This (2018)

Andreo / Van Rechem 17tet: A x √R + 15 (2018)

Yumi Ito & Yves Theiler: Ypsilon (2017)

Arthur Hnatek DKSJ: Hendecagone (2016)

Yumi Ito Quartet: Intertwined (2016)

 

Awards / Residencies / Scholarships:

2019 Artist in Residence Neskaupstadur, Iceland

2019 Nomination for the ZKB Jazzprize with the Yumi Ito Orchestra in Moods Zürich, Switzerland

2018 Artistic Curator for the Guck Mal Günther Festival Lenzburg, Switzerland

2018 Artist in residence in St. Moritz, Switzerland

2018 Composition residency in Eskifjördur, Iceland

2017 Focus Year Stipend Basel, Switzerland

2016 DKSJ recording and tour with Arthur Hnatek in Basel, Switzerland

2016 Generations Unit Band, Jazzfestival Frauenfeld, Switzerland

2016 SOFIA (Support Of Female Improvising Artists) Zürich, Switzerland

2016 Award of the Lyceum Club Zürich, Switzerland

2016 Montreux Jazz Academy, Switzerland

2015 Winner of the Montreux Jazz Vocal Competition (Jurymember Al Jarreau), Switzerland

2014 Scholarship Siena Jazz Festival Workshops, Italy

 

Theatre

2019 Actress in "Sweatshop Deadly Fashion" at the Schauspielhaus Zürich (Regie: Sebastian Nübling)

2019 Performer in "Hail To The Thief" at the Gessnerallee Zürich (Regie: Marielle Sterra)

2018 Actress in "Die Macht der Gewohnheit" at the Everding Akademie München (Regie: Benjamin Truong)

2009 Actress in "Creeps" at Qbus Uster (Regie: Anjelika Oberholzer)

2008 Actress in "Lampenfieber" at Qbus Uster(Regie: Anjelika Oberholzer)

2007 Actress in "Don Juan" at Qbus Uster (Regie: Anjelika Oberholzer)

 

Film

Studiomusician for the animation movies "Coyote" und "Lachfalten" for YK Animation Studio and the short movie "Tote Tiere" 

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