Aarhus Vocal Festival
2-5 June 2017

Anna-Maria Hefele

“The lady with the two voices”, “Polyphonic vocalist does the impossible” are a few of the headlines overtone singer Anna-Maria Hefele has been known by.

Anna-Maria Hefele is a voice artist with an unusual skill: she is capable of singing multiple voices at the same time. Overtone singing is an ancient technique, which very few people are able to master on the same level of quality as Anna-Maria. Anna-Maria Hefele has been starring in various TV-shows and her YouTube videos have resulted in more than 10 million views

In 2014 Anna-Maria Hefele graduated as Bachelor of Arts in Elemental Music and Dance Education with classical singing as her main subject from the Carl Orff Institute at the Mozarteum Salzburg. She started with overtone singing in 2005 and has written compositions for polyphonic solo voice since 2006.

From 2005-2009 Anna-Maria Hefele was a maker of display models and studied at Deutsches Museum München, where she graduated as the best of her year in Germany.

She has been working as a soloist with different orchestras and also as a musician for various contemporary dance- and circus- shows since 2010. Hefele also teaches overtone singing, yodelling and vocal improvisation.

At AAVF Anna-Maria is doing a workshop on Overtone Singing