Susanna Gartmayer, born 1975 in Vienna, studied painting and printmaking at the academy of fine arts (Vienna) and has been working as a bass clarinetist, composer and improviser in various fields of experimental music since the early 2000s.

She is member and founder of numerous ensembles for improvised and organized music and her particular interest lies in the polyphonic sound possibilities of low clarinets, open forms of composition as well as theory and practice of collaborative work processes.

Since 2015, together with Thomas Berghammer and Didi Kern, she has been organizing the Monday Improvisers Session at Celeste in Vienna – a weekly musicaly multiideomatic platform for improvisers in Vienna and far beyond.

She has performed at Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf, Museum of Modern Art Indianapolis, Unlimited Wels, Avant Art Festival Wroclav, Festiwal Musikofilia Torun, Kaleidophon Ulrichsberg, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Hongkong City Hall, Meakusma, Musikprotokoll, Wien Modern, Fusion Festival, Bad Bonn Kilbi, Jazzfestival Saalfelden, artacts, Taktlos Festival and many more.

Next Appearance:

23 September 2024 – 29 September 2024: Research Action 1 / Prague