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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Sara Holtzschue

A New York native, Sara Holtzschue’s career in music began as a classically trained flutist. She graduated with a degree in music with honors from Barnard College at Columbia University where she studied with David Rakowski, Mario Davidovsky, Jeff Nichols and Harold Jones. Sara’s interest in jazz led her to a master’s degree with honors in Jazz Composition from New England Conservatory of Music. She adopted voice as the focus of her performance studies while at the Conservatory and studied voice and composition with Dominique Eade, John McNeil, Bevan Manson, George Garzone and Jimmy Guiffre...
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Beneath

Self Produced (2007)

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”Ms. Holtzschue's compositions show a high degree of creativity which successfully synthesize the variety of influences she acknowledges. The haunting quality of her lyrics is greatly enhanced by melodies which often alternate between chromaticism and unexpected intervallic leaps. Her harmonic language successfully incorporates modality, ostinato patterns, and colorful non-functional chord progressions. The use of odd and/or changing meters helps keep the phrasing from sounding routine. Her excellent band deserves a lot of credit for bringing her music to life with great empathy and for meeting the improvisational demands...

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Primary InstrumentVocalist

LocationBrooklyn, NY

Willing to teachBeginners

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