Biography

Biography 

Julia Fiebelkorn aka Dorothy Bird (DE) lives and works as a composer and singer in Berlin and Liverpool. Before studying music, she studied a few semesters philosophy, German and Bulgarian literature and worked as an actress and director of musical and scenic readings at theatre TIK in Berlin. She studied vocal jazz music at the University of the Arts in Bremen. She writes all the songs for her band Dorothy Bird (Indietronica / Art Pop) and composes stage music for interdisciplinary projects with music, visuals, poetry, dance and acting and for the Center for Moving Art ZBK, an artistic project with social responsibility for an inclusive society.

Julia has performed her music and stage music at international music and art festivals such as 48 Stunden Neukolln 2015, 2016 2017, Threshold Festival Liverpool, Expat Expo 2017 and in Wintergarten and Chamaleon in Berlin. In 2016, she received a one-year artist’s residency in Liverpool, where she has lived and composed until the autumn of 2017. She gave concerts a.o. in Grüner Salon Volksbühne, B-Flat, Kunstfabrik Schlot, Kaffee Burger, SO36, Lido, Haus der Sinne and other venues in Germany and Europe. In 2011 and 2014 she released her stage music for the ZBK, ‚Beziehungsweise“ and ‚Switch.auss welt innen‘, and the music for the new show ‚EinzigARTig‘ will be released for the premiere in June 2018. As Dorothy Bird she has released the EP ‚Falling Awake‘ in 2015 and the single ‚Flowers‘ in 2017. Her new EP ‚Out of the Dark‘ is released on 23. Februar 2018.

 

music

main project

Dorothy Bird – singer, keys, synths, composer, song texter.

Composing and playing stage music for Circus Sonnenstich & Zentrum für bewegte Kunst ZBK.

Operation Lightfoot – singer, occasionally composing in collaboration with artistic director Luke Moore.

side projects

Berliner Solistenchor – singer

 

previous lifes:

The Tailors Book Club – backing vocals, glockenspiel

Queen Sacrifice – backing vocals

singer and song texter – Duo with Agita Rando (pno)

Lotus Quintett – singer, composer, song texter – with Arne Straube (pno), Malte Schiller (sax), Oliver Gutzeit (sax), Mario Emde (bass), Friedemann Bartels (drums)

Rosamunde – singer, composer, song texter – with Daniel Meyer (git), Holger Denckmann (vib), Gerald Willms (bass), Christian Höpfner (drums)

silent film music – singer, improvisation – with composer Stephan Graf v. Bothmer

Julia y Rodrigo – singer – with Rodrigo Santa Maria

Bloom – singer – Duo with Thorsten Plath (git)

Zirpen – singer, improvisation

Jazz Vocals – singer

Diskographie

DOROTHY BIRD ‚OUT OF THE DARK‘ (2018)

DOROTHY BIRD ‚FLOWERS‘ (Single, 2017)

DOROTHY BIRD ‘FALLING AWAKE’ (EP, 2015)

BERLINER SOLISTENCHOR ‚ALTE WEIHNACHTSLIEDER NEU‘, CHRISTIAN STEYER (LIVE DOPPEL-CD, 2015)

LEJUKA ‚SWITCH. AUSS WELT INNEN‘ (2014)

JULIA FIEBELKORN – ‚COCOON‘ (EP, 2012)

LEJUKA ‚BEZIEHUNGSWEISE‘ (2011)

LOTUS QUINTETT ‚SEPTEMBER‘ (2007)

 

Education

Diplom Musikpädagogik Gesang – Jazz und Popularmusik – an der Hochschule für Künste Bremen (2009)

Diploma Music Pedagogy – jazz and popular music – at the University of the Arts Bremen (2009)

Teaching

singing teacher and choir conductor at music school ‚Joseph-Schmidt-Musikschule Treptow-Köpenick‘, Berlin (since 2009)

music coach at Blu:boks Berlin (2013-2015)

workshop coach at ‚Treffen Junge Musikszene‘, Berliner Festspiele ( 2013)

singing teacher and choir conductor at ‚Freie Schule für Musik‘, Berlin (2010-2011)

singing and compostition teacher at Musikschule ‚Neue Musik Bernau‘ (2009-2011)

singing teacher at ‚Music Academy Bremen‘ (2009-2010)

singing teacher and music conception for two music theatre projects at Kreismusikschule Leer, Ostfriesland (2006-2009)