Sylvia Hinz


© Magma Art & Sound, Berlin

Company / Project:
Sylvia Hinz - Recorder
Musician, Activist | Freelancer
Catenation
Musician | Freelancer
XelmYa+
Musician, Artistic Director | Freelancer

City:
Berlin

Federal State:
Berlin

Work Experience:
> 7 years

Level:
Proficient

Biography:
sylvia hinz - recorder
praised for her equally fierce and bold dramatic performance style, Sylvia Hinz is one of the leading recorder players worldwide, specialised in contemporary music and improvisation.
#recorderpower
... studied recorder at the University of Arts Berlin with Gerd Luenenbuerger, experimental music with Dieter Schnebel, chamber music with Nigel North, and conducting / ensemble leading at the BAK Trossingen …
... plays solo recitals and concerts with ensembles and orchestras, holds special interest in contemporary music and improvisation, also in unusual instrumental combinations and cooperations with other arts (e.g. painting, literature, sculpture), fosters international collaborations with other musicians, composers, artists in general ...
... concert trips to e.g. the Netherlands, Argentina, UK, Spain, Mexico, Scotland, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, France, USA, Italy, Chile, Switzerland, Canada, Bosnia, Brazil, Belgium, Iran, Sweden, Finland, Colombia, Norway, ...
... solo CD & digital download windserie ...
... „artist in residence“ at Comporre il Suono, Oggi (Barcellona Pozzo di Grotto, Sicily, IT) / Artist Residency at Art Omi: Music (Ghent, NY, USA) ...
... grand opening with her ensemble UMBRATONO of the Festival de Música Antigua y Barroca (San Luis Potosi, MX) / opening of the concert series TonalÁtonal (Goethe-Institute, México D.F., MX) ...
... solo recitals at Spectrum (New York, US) / SIRGA festival (Flix, ES) / festival Flûtes en Jeu (Lausanne, CH) / festival Specs On! (Berlin, DE) / Temporada de Conciertos UTEM (Santiago, CL), festival Sonoridades Alternativas (Buenos Aires, La Plata and Chascomús, AR) / Now Hear This! festival (Edmonton, CA) / Monteaudio: festival internacional de arte sonoro (Montevideo, UR) / FIME - Festival Internacional de Música Experimental (São Paulo, BR) / Festival Sounds Like THIS (Leeds, UK) / 3rd Tehran Contemporary Music Festival (Tehran, IR) / Gothenburg Fringe Festival (Gothenburg, SE) / Lahti Fringe Festival (Lahti, FI) / Festival Turbulences Sonores (Montpellier, FR) / Festival Mujeres en la Música Nueva (Bogotá, CO) ...
... performance with her ensemble XelmYa at spahlingerfest (Chicago, US) / TonalÀtonal (Goethe-Institute México, D.F., MX) / Outpost Concert Series (Riverside, US) / 3rd Tehran Contemporary Music Festival (Tehran, IR) / Festival Mujeres en la Música Nueva (Bogotá, CO) ...
... „ensemble in residence“ with her ensemble XelmYa at Sonic 3.0 festival in Copenhagen, DK ...
... performance lectures at the New Music Gathering (Baltimore, US) / Carl von Ossietzky University (Oldenburg, DE) / Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, BR) / Festival Mujeres en la Música Nueva (Bogotá, CO) ...
... masterclasses at Conservatorio de Música Gilardo Gilardi (La Plata, AR) / Instituto de la Música de la Municipalidad (Avenalleda, AR) / Instituto de Música Universidad Alberto Hurtado (Santiago, CL) / UFRGS | Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, BR) / Koosha Music Institute (Tehran, IR) ...
... performances and talks at the conferences Compositional Aesthetics And The Political at Goldsmiths (London, UK) and The Politics of Performance and Play. Feminist Matters at Leiden University (Leiden, NL) with Dorone Paris / talk at the conference Sounds Human @ Sounds Like THIS (Leeds, UK) / artist talk via Skype @ Festival Mujeres en la Música Nueva (Bogotá, CL) / artist talk and performance @ conference Improvisation. Philosophical Re-Scriptions (Berlin, DE) / presentation at International Women and/in Musical Leadership Conference (London, UK) ...
... cd-productions with e.g. composers Stefan Lienenkaemper (DE), Nicoleta Chatzopoulou (GR), Ailís
Ní Ríain (IE), Marc Yeats (UK), special collaborations and recordings with e.g. John E. Zammitpace (MT), Anthony Lipari / Thoren (US), Coma Cluster Void (DE / CA / US), reanimation orchestra (DE), Isabel Nogueira (BR), Catenation (DE) ...
... artistic director of projects like the interdisciplinary „membrana“ with visual artist Carola Czempik ...
... one of a team of three instrumentalists for the opera-installation FIASKO by K.A.U.& Wdowik and composer Wojtek Blecharz in Berlin, Dresden, Cologne, Warsaw / interdisciplinary performances at PAF - Performing Arts Festival Berlin with “Stadt und Zukunft” (collaboration with Katrin Wittig and Eva Baumann) and “GutFeeling” (collaboration with OpusXX Orchestra) ...
... together with Dorone Paris, she is the founder of ArtEquality: a non-profit organisation and an activist movement for equality and feminism ...
... Podcast with Off the Podium / Sonora - músicas e feminismos / lab.flauta / female:pressure, interview with Meet the Artist ...
... in addition to the intense sound research for the instrument recorder, the exploration of new ways with the liaison of sound, electronics, and video art through the industrial project Catenation / remixes & drones ...
... Vlog with documentation regarding concert trips, collaborations with composers and artists, rehearsals, concerts, etc. ...
... youtube-playlist WOMEN CREATORS as a support for public perception of creative work by women / womxn #visibility ...
... works with many international composers, e.g.: Mathias Spahlinger (DE), Violeta Dinescu (RO), Jeanne Strieder (DE), Zeynep Gedizlioglu (TR), ...

www.sylviahinz.com
www.soundcloud.com/sylviahinz
www.youtube.com/sylviahinzrecorder

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#artist #bassplayer #composer #curator #dozentin #electroduo #feminism #improviser #performer #recorderplayer #soloist #speakerin #vocalist

Art Tags:
#bass #contemporary music #electronicmusic #experimental #industrial doom noise #performance #recorder #voice electroacoustic field recording

Links & Work Samples:

windserie - sylvia hinz
( sounds inspired by wind & water )

Unison Livestream Sessions May 2020 - Catenation
( Livestream for Set Experimental Art Events with Catenation )

Todavía no estoy aquí donde me veo - Melissa Vargas
( Video of the world premiere of Todavía no estoy aquí donde me veo with my trio XelmYa+, written for us by Melissa Vargas from Colombia. )

distant fields - Nicoleta Chatzopoulou
( Contemporary composition with tape written for me by composer Nicoleta Chatzopoulou from Greece )

fp-podcast episode 40 by Sylvia Hinz
( My podcast for the female:pressure network )

Icaro - Ana Lara
( Contemporary composition by mexican composer Ana Lara for alto recorder solo )