Susanne Ebenbauer

Susanne Ebenbauer studied solo singing with KS Hilde Roessl-Majdan in Vienna. She attended master classes with Jessica Cash, Ashley Stafford, Peter Elkus, and Julia Hamari. She furthered her studies with Walter Berry, Helena Lazarska, and Katrin Targo. Her education expanded with Gregorian chant under Godehard Joppich, baroque performance, gestures, and rhetoric with Margit Legler and Reinhold Kubik, as well as studies in art history and musicology at the University of Vienna.

She was a member of the ORF Choir Vienna and participated in the Arnold Schönberg Choir, including solo parts in concerts at the Wiener Musikverein and Konzerthaus, Wiener Festwochen, the Salzburg Festival, the Festival de Strasbourg, collaborating with conductors such as Pinchas Steinberg, Ingo Metzmacher, Beat Furrer, Hans Zender, Peter Etvös, Adriana Hölszky, Michael Gielen, and others. She has engagements at the Festival Retz and Sirene Opera Theater.

Further solo appearances with chamber and church music in concerts and liturgy, sometimes live on radio classic and ORF, include performances at the Carinthischer Sommer Festival, Odessa Opera House, Festival Quintessenz – Franziskanerkirche Wien, Phoenix Arizona, Brussels Cathedral, and the Danzig Philharmony.

For the past 10 years, Susanne Ebenbauer has been developing a very personal artistic line of vocal improvisation. In this genre, she regularly collaborates with saxophonist Georg Gratzer, trumpet and cornet player Siegfried Koch, and organist Johannes Ebenbauer.