Born in Rosenheim in Upper Bavaria, Lena Mentschel has been living in Graz, Austria since 2006 and is active as a singer, composer and vocal coach. In addition to singing, she also plays the piano and the ukelele.
Lena studied jazz singing and instrumental and vocal pedagogy for jazz at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz as well as music education and musicology at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.
Moreover, she has completed further education in Estill Voice Training™
Since 2008 she has been teaching at workshops and seminars at home and abroad; since 2014 she has been working as a singing teacher for jazz, rock and pop at the music school in Bruck an der Mur.
Lena Mentshell – DETOX (2010)
Leni und der Astronaut – Roses and Pain (2013)
Lena Mentschel – In My Little Garden (2014)
Tuesday Microgrooves – Saying I love you in a Postrock way (2016)
Concert tours have led her to venues in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, China and Taiwan.
She has produced compositions commissioned by the RTL TV station (BYE BYE – Arme Millionäre), the Next Liberty Kinder- und Jugendtheater in Graz and the Mariagrün Kindertheater (Peterchens Mondfahrt 2012/2013/2014).
As a singer she has already appeared in RTL, SuperRTL, (BMG-Zomba) Fuji, Atmosphere Media (in cooperation with the award-winning jazz trio “Tuesday Microgrooves”), to name but a few.