Susanne Abbuehl


Swiss/Dutch singer and composer Susanne Abbuehl (*1970) has been an ECM recording artist since releasing April in 2001 and has toured worldwide with her own group. She studied jazz voice with Rachel Gould and Jeanne Lee at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, North Indian classical singing with Prabha Atre and composition with Diderik Wagenaar.

Susanne is currently Professor of jazz voice, ensemble and composing for and with words at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Lucerne as well as at the Haute Ecole de Musique HEMU in Lausanne.

Awards and prizes include an Edison award, the Grand Prix du Disque by the Académie Charles Cros and winning the ‘European musician of the year 2017’ award by the French Académie du Jazz. As a researcher she has recently contributed to conferences in Birmingham and Amsterdam.