Martina Rick, owner of Songwork, has been trained as a musical theater performer and graduated in 2004 from Swiss Musical Academy. She has been teaching voice and piano since 2006. In 2013 she completed the “Complete Vocal Academy” at Complete Vocal Institute in Copenhagen where, in June 2017, she successfully graduated from the 3-year training program as an “Authorised CVT teacher”. Martina teaches according to the method taught at CVI – the “Complete Vocal Technique”. Martina speaks Swiss German, High German as well as English fluently and can teach in these languages.
Together with her husband Martina also directs „Les Arts Scéniques“. The organization produces plays, offers acting classes for children and adults and holds an intensive one-year course in acting for aspiring professionals.
Here’s a performance recorded at CVI – Stephen Sondheim’s “Could I leave you” (from “Follies”)
Songwork is situated at Hochstrasse 80, 4053 Basel. It is easily reached by tram and a two-minute walk. Tram stops nearby are called „Peter Merian“ (trams No. 10 & 11), „Münchensteinerstrasse“ (trams no. 10 & 11) und „Tellplatz“ (trams no. 15 & 16).
Other Team Members
Since January 2017 the Songwork-Team has a new member! Meet Kalle, our young miniature Schnauzer. He joins us for lessons – not always but every once in a while – and enjoys the music. Sometimes he even spontaneously joins in a duet… 😉