Rebecca Minten

vita

Rebecca Minten (IT/CH/DE) holds a Bachelor of Arts as well as a Master in Music Performance with honors from the Bern University of the Arts where she’s been studying in the class of Ernesto Molinari specializing in bass and contrabass clarinet. She’s currently pursuing another degree in contemporary music at the Hochschule für Musik Basel and is part of the Microtonal Music Studios research program in Helsinki.

Rebecca's practice centres on new music interpretation, transdisciplinary creation, and free improvisation. Interested in alternative concert formats, she collaborates on immersive performances involving experimental music across various disciplines and contexts. Additionally, she's involved in jazz and folk music scenes.
From her many artistic collaborations, she has co-founded various groups that are all currently active in Switzerland and abroad: the Tzupati Orchestra (Balkan/Klezmer), NoRest! (free improvisation quartet), Duo Edaphos (contrabass clarinet duo), IPSO (transdisciplinary collective) and Gonzalez-Minten duo (electro-acoustic composition).
She also participates in festivals such as the Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, the Winterthurer Musikfestwochen, Klangspuren Schwaz, Mixtur Festival, zoom-in festival, Biennale Mediterraneo Archipelago, musica Strasbourg, Sonorities Festival Belfast and the Musikfestival Bern, where she's been leading and creating the sound walk inSENSé in 2022.
She took part in the summer academy of the Ensemble Modern Frankfurt 2021 (IEMA) and has been artist-in-residence at the Biennale Mediterraneo Archipelago in Palermo in 2022 as part of the Art4T program.

She received scholarships from Hirschmann Stiftung (2022), Fondation Nicati-de-Luze (2022-23) and the Ammann Falb Stipendium 2023.

Finally, she has worked with artists such as Eliane Radigue, Georg Friedrich Haas, Simon Steen-Andersen, Ilan Volkov, Emilio Pomarico, Pierre Jodlowski, Egle Oddo, Adriana Hölszky, Jacques di Donato, Shizuyo Oka, Franziska Baumann, Frank Gratkowski, Joelle Léandre, Hans Koch, Lotte Anker, Alexandra Grimal, Brian Archinal, Françoise Rivalland...

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