INFOBOXGenre(s): Contemporary Music, Jazz/Improvised Music
From: Vienna, Austria
Viola Falb, who is currently based in Vienna, studied classical and jazz saxophone at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Falb’s artistic interests have always been across a broad musical spectrum, and this can be heard in her many projects as band leader, but also her work as an ensemble member. Falb plays in and composes for the band FALB FICTION, the saxophone quartet PHOEN, Jazzwerkstatt Wien, among others. Falb also immerses herself in the world of improvised music with TRIP-LING and FALB | HOLUB | SATZINGER, and with FS:EINS. She also explores her love of chamber music with FALB / TODOROVSKI / NOVAK.
In 2020 she was awarded the “Staatsstipendium für Komposition des Bundesministeriums” (Austrian yearly composition award) and in 2022 the “Arbeitsstipendium der Stadt Wien” (Viennese yearly composition Stipend).