Jugenmusikpreisträger 2019 - Sophie Bright

Sophie Bright – 13-year-old trombonist and trumpeter – studies music in the music talent program in Switzerland. She has discovered jazz playing trombone with Dai Kimoto & Swing Kids. With the band she performed at international festivals and concert tours in Japan, France, Germany, Argentina and Paraguay. Sophie′s technical skill, tone quality and musicianship have been acknowledged as she went to win several top prizes in youth music contests, both classical and jazz. Sophie’s ultimate passion is jazz improvisation. She enjoys inventing tunes – and what can be more fun than doing this in front of an enthusiastic audience? Collecting the energizing experiences of international culture, Sophie soloed at festivals and jam jazz sessions in Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, UK, Russia and Malaysia. Sophie also enjoys playing classical music, with she discovered thanks to her trombone teacher Fredi Sonderegger.