Natalie Jean-Marain
 
Born and raised in Vienna, Austria
 
Piano and dance lessons from age 6
baccalaureate from Lycee Francais de Vienne
 
MUSICAL TRAININGS
 
Guitar and vocals: Ingrid Fessler
Experimental singing: Flora St. Loup
Classical singing: Thoma Popescu
Jazz vocals: Melinda Mixtay
 
CONSERVATORY OF THE CITY OF VIENNA
 
Studies at AMERICAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC in Chicago
 
Jazz vocals: Barbara Noel
Classical singing: Wilma Osheim
Composition: Darleen Cowles
Arrangement: Frank Mantooth Jazz
Ensemble: Greg Shearer & Frank Mantooth
Finally: BA in Jazz and Commercial Music
 
MORE TRAININGS SINGING
Claudia Lackner (United Voices), Dr. James E. Moore (Gospel)
Methods for Pop-Vocal: Ronela Ritter (Ric Poulin Method) and Melanie Schmidt (Powervoice)
Speech Level and Vocal Balance Methods: Brett Manning (Singing Success Program) and Robin D. (Real Balance Singing)
Per Bristow (Sing with Freedom Program), Dave Brooks, Master Vocal Coach from Nashville, Monika Ballwein (CVT)
 
EDUCATION DANCE
Ballet from 6 to 12 with Lisl Rinaldini
Musical: Nera Nicol
Jazz Dance: Charleston Maquis in Vienna;
Hubbard Street Dance Company in Chicago Improvisational Movement: “Hear the Inner Music of the Body”
Christa Coogan “Dance Free and Play Around”, Angelika Vögele-Wolf
 
EDUCATION PEDAGOGICS
International Summer Courses for Elementary Music and Dance Education at the ORFF Institute, Mozarteum Salzburg
 
ADDITIONAL TRAINING IN THE THERAPEUTIC FIELD
Training modules and self-awareness in systemic therapy approaches (Jakob Schneider, Franz Podek, Dr. Ernst Robert Langlotz)
Autogenous training with Mag. Susanne Ulm, bodywork according to Grinberg
EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique with Nick Ortner)
Kahuna Healing and other healing methods according to shamanic traditions
Brain and Programming: Dr. Joe Dispenza

Feminine Power: Evolutionary Program for the Awakening Women, Jean Houston



ARTISTIC PROJECTS
Music between the worlds – three compositions in progress:

JazzPeriments A Tribute to Afro-American-Music
 
STERNENKIND – DIE ELEKTRO OPER Together with the Swiss contemporary composer Oliver Weber,
work on an experimental opera for electronics, symphonic ensemble and voices
 
CIRCLE OF PLANETS A dialogue between man and star
 
THE BEGGAR & THE BIRD Music for the eponymous piece by New Zealand dancer Amber Stephens
(world premiere Serapionstheater 2007)
 
EINE TECHNO SYMPHONIE Music for the video OST by the visual artists Otto Jekel & Stephan Kobatsch
(world premiere in Vienna and Berlin 2000)
 
EXHIBITION: THE LARVES OF CHANCE A space-sound installation (Natalie Jean-Marain)
In collaboration with visual artist Daniela Latzko and author Gabriele Bolelucky-Bolen
 
MEDITATION MUSIC FOR CHILDREN
(available on audio carriers in Germany)
 
COOPERATION WITH PAUL SCHNEIDER FROM MUM
3 tracks for the album: HIP HOP MEETS WIENER LIED by Dr. “G” Max Gruber, featuring : “Hausmasta”
 
COLLABORATION WITH RICHARD BOURBON
Theatre music for Shakespeare’s SUMMER NIGHT DREAM for K. M. Brandauer’s Kultursommer Ausseerland
Promotion song WITH LOVES LIGHT WINGS to Shakespeare’s ROMEO AND JULIA
Rosenburg Festival (Director Angela Reyer)
 
COLLABORATION WITH CHRISTIAN BRANDAUER
Music for the movie ASCHENPUTTEL, Director: Karin Brandauer
Children’s musical at the Raimundtheater (vocal melodies & choral arrangements) for the productions:
EINE FANTASTISCHE TRAUMREISE and A. E. I. O. U.
DER BERG TRÄUMT a musical dream journey inside the Altaussee salt mountain
 
FOUNDATION OF THE BAND TOYHAUS
with Christian Brandauer and Miles Davis bassist Angus Thomas Live concerts in Chicago & tour in Austria, among others:
Rockhaus Salzburg, Arena Vienna, Seerock Altaussee, St. Peter Blues Festival
 
FOUNDATION OF THE BAND ALTERED STATES ART ENSEMBLE
with Christian Brandauer
Numerous live appearances in Chicago clubs, such as
The Metro, Avalon, Beat Kitchen, Rosa’s Blues Club, The Cubby Bear, Orphans, and many more.
 
TEACHING ACTIVITY
VOICE TRAINING INDIVIDUAL COACHING GROUP COACHING
Years of experience in individual and group lessons and in the training of voices
Organization and moderation of live concerts for private students and singing classes
2010 Development and testing of the RPK (Resonance Production Body) method. From 2012 application in teaching
 
2015/2016 Live-concerts with the Mission:Ladies (former residents of the residential community Mission Possible) for the Soroptimist Club Mödling
 
Theo. Sings. Soon. Moving ChoirVoices of a Singing Lane
 
PROJECT WITH YOUNG GIRLS
Together with the psychotherapist Marlis Mörth, founder and long-time director of MISSION:POSSIBLE WAY FOR GIRLS
Development of a musical/therapeutic workshop concept for young girls from difficult backgrounds
 
ORGANIZATION OF NUMEROUS LIVE CONCERTS
as a performance opportunity for the girls of the residential community Mission:Possible http://missionpossible.at/projekte/rueckblende/
 
2014: CD production “Because We Can” http://missionpossible.at/projekte/seh-und-hoerproben/
 
PROJECTS WITH CHILDREN
LOLLIPOPS early musical education in combination with playful learning of foreign languages
MUSIC. THEATER. WORKSHOPS creative projects by and with children
 
KEY COMPETENCES
Self-employment as a freelance musician
Years of experience in teaching adults, teenagers and children (mother of three children herself)
Extensive musical education, ORFF pedagogics
Continuous additional training and self-awareness in therapeutic and pedagogical areas to ensure competent and up-to-date coaching
Collaboration with Marlis Mörth, psychotherapist and ass. Prof. Dr. N. Brandstätter, specialist in psychiatry and neurology: Breathing, voice and body work as a result of early childhood trauma, anxiety disorders and depression