Bio

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MUSICIAN-SINGER-SONGWRITER PIANO-LYRICS-COMPOSITION RECORDING ARTIST

EDUCATION:

University Bern, Switzerland , Bachelor degree
Swiss Jazz School SJS Bern, studies of contemporary Music with Prof.Fritz Pauer
Teacher Seminar / College Diploma , Thun, Switzerland
AFS -Exchange Student in MD,U.S.A.
ASCAP Member
SWISS-AMERICAN
Languages: English /French/ Swiss /German/ (Italian)

Silvie discovered the Piano and “The World of Sound&Music” at six years old at her Uncle, a Pastor’s house, in Murten, in the french part of Switzerland. She played classical piano and later studied with Nora von Kresz at The Teacher Seminar in Thun as a supported Student of the School, obtaining her Teaching Diploma.

Later, entering the prestigious Swiss Jazz School in Bern for 5 Semesters, the great European Composer and Pianist Prof. Fritz Pauer was her Teacher and Mentor along other great Musicians. She kept studying at the University Bern obtaining a Teachers Bachelor Degree in Sports-and Paedogogy.

Silvie moved to Munich, Germany, teaching first at a Private Music School in
Schwabing and later at “The International School of Acting and Schauspiel” ,at The Tschekov School and at a fine Classical Music School in Munich.

She was an integral –founding-creating and performing Part of these Bands:

BABYTALK (BMG-ARIOLA Records)
STARFIGHTER – Jazz-Rock-Fusion Band
SILVIE RIDER ART DUO (Jazz-Music) Festivals and Venues in France/Switzerland/ Germany as in parts of Europe and Tokyo,Japan .

SILVIE RIDER BAND Radio BR/Recording/TV appearances in Munich/Hamburg. “Live’ at TV- MUNICH – performing her original Song ‘MESSAGE 2000”. JAZZFEST MUENCHEN : SILVIE RIDER : in 1999/2004/2008.

Since 2007, Silvie moved from Europe to U.S.A.,Austin, TX and married the brilliant Pianist/ B3 Hammond Specialist and Arranger/Composer RED YOUNG.

Since then she was invited to perform at Radio KUT Views & Brews at Cactus Cafe at University Campus to singing ‘une Hommage A
EDITH PIAF “in 2012, and in 2014 singing ‘GERSHWIN SONGS’ with NEAL BLUMOFE and other GREAT Musicians.

She performed at The Long Center ‘A Night Iin Paris-, at The ElephantRoom,, did Pre- Shows at the ONE WORLD THEATRE, playing private Events and Recordings with RICKY HIRSCH in Los Angeles, California .

Since living in The U.S.A. Silvie recorded two CD’s with French ChansonS and Jazz Tunes and her Original Compositions under her own Name.
JE TE CONNAIS’ in 2010 / REVIENS…in 2014.
The CD releases were at The ELEPHANTROOM.www.elephantroom.com

SILVIE’S CD’REVIENS’ was introduced by JAY TRACHTENBERG ‘JAZZ ON SUNDAY ,RADIO KUT. Also the SWISS RADIO CHANNEL ‘BLUES with RENE
‘air-playes ‘ her Music along with other Radio Stations.

On the CD ‘LATE NIGHT’ with RED YOUNG and BIG JOE she is featured as special Guest, a ‘live’ recording with Audience in October 2014 in Virginia,Richmond.
RED YOUNG’s CD ‘DUETS” SILVIE sang and contributed French and English Lyrics .

The AUSTIN JAZZ SOCIETY invited RED YOUNG and SILVIE RIDER-YOUNG to
A Tribute of ‘OSCAR PETERSON’ March 8/2015 ,having ROSCOE BECK on Bass and Mitch Watkins on guitar,the main Musicians of LEONARD COHEN.

Another HightLight is the MTMF-MAGIC TOWN MUSIC-FESTIVAL
In MEXICO, San Miguel de Allende, founded by RUSTY HENSON & CARRIE CAMERON..SILVIE performed along with RED YOUNG among other Artists , happy and humbled to be part of this important Benefit for KIDS and their Moms” in 2014 and 2015!

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