She is a kind of local hero at MIMF - Anja Obermayer, the singer and musician who grew up nearby in Neumarkt in Styria. She received her first music instruction at the Murau Music School and later she took lessons in voice and piano at the Carinthian State Conservatory in Klagenfurt (KONSE). She is now based in Vienna where she has gained a foothold in the music scene. In addition, Anja has finished her bachelor’s degree in jazz voice at the Arts University Graz and studied instrumental-vocal education (IGP).
As a singer she has performed with various ensembles, such as the vocal quartet “E NINE O FOUR”, the “Anja O. Quartet”, the “New Shore Orchestra” and “Chilli da Mur”. In addition to performances at classical concerts she has performed as a soloist in the genres of jazz and pop, for example at the “Elbjazz Festival” in Hamburg in 2013 and the festival “Jazzwerkstatt Graz”. Apart from that, Ms. Obermayer teaches at the PopVox Academy Graz and is a regular vocal coach at workshops and Singwochen.