Silke Eberhard

alto saxophone/ clarinet



BIOGRAPHY:

Altosaxophonist and clarinetist Silke Eberhard has studied at the Musikhochschule Hanns Eisler in Berlin, followed by David Liebman´s masterclass in the USA, and the Jazz Workshop + Residency at the Banff Centre of the Arts in Canada. In 2004/2005 she was a guestprofessor at the Ponitificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá in Colombia.

Besides her longstanding Trio with Jan Roder on bass and Kay Lübke on drums, current projects are the Duo OCA with pianist Aki Takase and Potsa Lotsa – a lineup of horns (with Nikolaus Neuser on trumpet, Patrick Braun on tenorsax, Gerhard Gschlössl on trombone) – play the complete compositions of Eric Dolphy.

She has performed and/or recorded with musicians such as Ulrich Gumpert, David Liebman, Johannes Bauer, Sabine Worthmann, Günter Baby Sommer, Dave Burrell, Gerry Hemingway, Petra Krumphuber, Alex Huber, Michael Zerang, Louis Rastig, Niko Meinhold, Antonis Anissegos, Terry Lyne Carrington, Hannes Zerbe, Olaf Rupp, NeWt Trio and many others.

Eberhard has also been involved in interdisciplinary projects, especially in combination with theater or dance. She has toured Europe, Middle East, North Africa, USA, Canada, Colombia, Brasil, Japan and China.

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS
2013 Jazzstipenium Berlin Senate
2012 (May) Artist in Residence, Stadtmühle Willisau/CH
2011 internationaler Jazzpreis der Nürnberger Nachrichten
2009 Jazzstipendium Berlin Senate – project complete works of Eric Dolphy
2009 Dorothea-Erxleben Stipendium, Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover
2007 10. Jazzpott – “best progressive artist” (Philharmonie Essen/Plakatkunsthof Rüttenscheid)
2007 DAAD scholarship (docent at Pontificia Universidad de Bogotá/Colombia)
2005 Jazzprize Studioprojekt of the Berlin Senate (Silke Eberhard Quartet)
2005 DAAD Scholarship (guest professor at Pontificia Universidad de Bogotá/Colombia)

FESTIVALS

Berliner Jazztage 2000, Jazz in der Kammer/Deutsches Theater 2001, Blunites Berlin 2002, Greizer Theaterherbst 2002, Jazzhaus Festival Hamburg, 2002, Jazzart Cologne 2002, Südpool Festival Stuttgart 2002, EldenaerJazztage 2004, Ruhrtrienale Bochum 2005, Int. Festival de Jazz de Teatro Libre Bogotá (Colombia) 2005, Neijmegen Music Festival/NL 2006, Moers Festival 2006, Festival Recontres Casablanca/MAR, Jazz in Willisau (CH) 2007, Enjoy Jazz Heidelberg 2007 and 2008, German Jazzmeeting/Bremen 2008, A European Jazz Jamboree 2008, Yokohama Impromusica Festival (JP) 2008, Japan Tournee in 2008, Veronajazz (I) 2008, Brugge Jazz (Belgium) 2008, Jazzwoche Burghausen 2009, German Jazzmeeting 2010, Molde (Norway) 2010, Edinburgh (UK) 2010, Jazz im Goethe Garten, Lisbon (Portugal) 2010, Kairo Jazzfestival 2011, Willisau Jazzfestival (CH) 2011, Jazz in Willisau (2012), Jazzfest Berlin (2012).
2013: Jazzwerkstatt Bern (CH), Jazzwerkstatt Festival Peitz. Ottawa Jazz Festial + Victoria Jazz Festival + Vancouver Jazz Festival (Canada).

LINKS:

http://silkeeberhard.com/

 


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