Sanna van Vliet

Sanna van Vliet studied with Judy Niemack, Rachel Gould, Jeanne Lee and Frans Elsen at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. After that she completed the three-year study Complete Vocal Technique in Copenhagen.

Sanna performed at many important jazz venues, theatres and jazz festivals such as The North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague Jazz Festival, Jazzvenue de Tor, Breda Jazzfestival, The Bimhuis, Artishock, Jazzfestival Amersfoort and many more. She has given concerts in Germany, Slovenia, Poland, Belgium, Tunesia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria, Norway,Thailand, Finland, South-Korea, Italy and the Azures (Portugal) and has been working with the finest Dutch jazzmusicians such as: John Engels, Ferdinand Povel, Ack & Jerry van Rooijen, Cees Slinger, Beets Brothers, Jarmo Hoogendijk, Ruud Jacobs, Ben vd Dungen, Eef Albers and more.

Her first CD, In Sight, was released in 2004. Her next CD, A Time For Love, Remembering Shirley Horn, was voted by readers of Jazzism Magazine to be one of the best jazz CDs of 2007. Het latetst CD, Dance on the Moon, was released in 2010 to critical acclaim.

In addition to performing, she is active as a teacher at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague and at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. She has been a guest-teacher at conservatories in Rotterdam, Enschede, Groningen and Maastricht and has given workshops in Spain and South-Korea.

Sanna van Vliet also teaches the online course Vocal improvisation