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Ester Wiesnerova

Ester Wiesnerova is an internationally active vocalist, educator and composer. Originally from Slovakia, Ester was first discovered on “The Voice of Czechoslovakia”, a television singing competition, before beginning her professional musical endeavors.

Recently, Ester was named in Forbes' 30 under 30 list, and awarded the Best Newcomer of the Year award in the New Faces of Slovak Jazz competition. An accomplished composer, she was invited to perform her original music at venues such as Flagey Hall in Brussels, Wuhan Concert Hall in China, The Piano Man in New Delhi, and Smalls Jazz Club in New York City. As a vocalist, she has been featured onstage with Lionel Richie, Dave Holland, and Luciana Souza. Her original compositions have been performed at prestigious festivals worldwide such as Panama Jazz Festival, Guatemala Jazz Festival and EUROJAZZ in Mexico.

A passionate music educator, Ester has led numerous workshops and presentations in South East Asia, the US, and South Africa, and was a collegiate faculty member of the Global Music Institute in India. She also founded “Music Beyond Borders”, a jazz and contemporary music education non-profit in Slovakia which has served over 100 Slovakian students in just three years.

Ester received her graduate degree in Jazz Composition with Music in Education concentration at New England Conservatory and her undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance at the Berklee College of Music.


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