Founded in 2003, the Bonner Jazzchor has dedicated itself from birth to filling a musical niche in its home town: Vocal Jazz Pop – a blend that stays fresh and inspired through infusions of new elements gathered at festivals, workshops and coaching sessions.
Since the ensemble's founding, the 35 singers have come a long way: with regular concerts in the region, the Bonn natives also perform beyond the borders of the Rheinland and have garnered numerous national and international successes – both on and off the competition stage. Recent highlights include a 2014 Contemporary A Capella Recording Award (CARA) nomination for best Folk/World Song, 2nd Prize at the renowned Aarhus Vocal Festival international competition in 2011, and 3rd Prize at the German National Choral Competition in 2010.
Andrea Figallo is the musical director of Bonner Jazzchor since January 2020.
The choir has fine-tuned its musical expression in workshops and coaching sessions with: