Petra Ackermann


Program description

Petra Ackermann was born in Klagenfurt. Studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, at the Royal Academy Of Music London and with Garth Knox in Paris. Dedicatee of numerous works. As a soloist and chamber musician she regularly performs at festivals such as Wien Modern, Musikprotokoll Graz, Klangspuren Schwatz. She is a member of the Mondrian Ensemble Basel, the Ensemble Wiener Collage and the Ensemble phace contemporary music. Regular collaboration with musicians from the fields of jazz and electronic music, including David Liebmann, Peter Herbert, Theo Bleckmann, James Blood Ulmer, Wayne Horvitz, Elliott Sharp and Fennes. 2009 Promotion Award for Music of the Province of Carinthia.