Suzana Lașcu

  • Born on August 31st, 1994 in Bucharest, Romania
  • Jazz Vocalist/Performer & Composer/Songwriter
  • Started learning music professionally at the age of 8.
  • Institutions & Degrees:
    •  Bucharest School of Art (2006 – 2009)
      • Specialization in pop, soul & RnB singing.
    • “George Enescu” High School of Music in Bucharest (2004 – 2013)
      • Classical guitar and complementary piano – until 2009
      • Jazz performance and in-depth classical formal training – until 2013
      • Graduated as a valedictorian of her class and was honored accordingly by the Bucharest City Hall, alongside the capital’s valedictorians.
      • European Computer Driving License
    • British Council in Bucharest (2010 – 2012)
      • Cambridge Advanced in English Certificate
    • Prins Claus Conservatorium in Groningen (2013 – 2017)
      • Bachelor of Music Performance as a Jazz Vocalist
      • Minor: The Honours Talent Program
    • Codarts Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Rotterdam (2017 – 2019)
      • Master of Music in Jazz Improvisation [pending]
  • Genres: post-bop, avant-pop, alternative jazz.
  • Some of her vocal teachers throughout the years include:
    JD Walter, Marjorie Barnes, Francien van Tuinen, Ruben Hein, Harjo Pasveer.
  • Career highlights as a jazz musician:
    • Best Vocalist at Sibiu Jazz Festival (2010)
    • Zilveren Notekraker (as part of NJJO IV) (2016)

  • Records:
    • Brains On Fluffy Pillows [2016] – crowdfunded on Indiegogo
    • A Rosa [2016] with Nationaal Jeugd Jazz Orkest & Martin Fondse

  • Activates as a ZZP-er in the Netherlands through the Chamber of Commerce.
  • Her songwriting reflects political issues of our time, such as immigration and pollution, as well as our current digital dilemmas: escaping the fear of missing out & taking a stand against the development of AI technology.
  • Throughout her act, improvisation is a recurrent factor.
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