“…Her soloing technique reveals a great rhythmic and harmonic approach, showing a high level of musicianship.”
– Bob Stoloff
“Wow! What a voice, I love it!”
– Arturo Sandoval
Patricia Moreno is a Vienna-based vocalist of Austrian and Venezuelan descent. Born in Austria, she grew up in a family of musicians and has always been surrounded by different styles of music, reaching from Classical and Popular music to Latin and Jazz. Preparing for a career in the world of classical music, Patricia made a change of plans at age 17 and broke up her Violin studies at the Conservatory of the city of Vienna to become a professional vocalist.
She studied Vocal Jazz at the Conservatory MUK in Vienna, and did her Master’s degree in Vocal Pedagogy for Jazz and Popular Music at the University for Music and performing Arts in Vienna. Her studies abroad took her to the renown Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she discovered new ways of improvising and expressing herself vocally, both, as a soloist and as a member in vocal ensembles.
Patricia has been recording and performing with internationally acclaimed musicians such as Bobby McFerrin, Joey Blake, Alegre Correa, Wolfgang Puschnig and Markus Schirmer.
In Austria she performed at the Konzerthaus Wien, the Musikverein Wien, the European Music Council in Vienna, and internationally as a soloist in Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Ukraine, England, North Korea, Venezuela and the U.S., with musical formations reaching from Duo, Quartet and Big Band to Symphonic Orchestra.
Prizes and Awards
2004 2. Prize for Solo Performance Voice at the international “Music Spring Festival” in Pyongyang, North Korea
2005 she was elected one of the “Top 5 singers of the month June” by SingerUniverse in Los Angeles
2008 Winner of the Marianne Mendt Jazz Youth Foundation
2010 Winner of the BEST – Scholarship at Berklee College of Music, Boston
2011 Winner of the Bobby McFerrin Audition at Berklee College of Music Boston
2014 Winner of the SYLFF Scholarship by the Tokyo Foundation