Schlicht Ursel

Ursel Schlicht (Ph.D.) is an internationally active pianist, composer, improviser, scholar and educator. She has played improvised music, jazz, new music and world music throughout Europe, North America, Russia, Mexico and Australia. Performances include: Festival Cervantino (Mexico), Juneau Jazz & Classics (Alaska), Guelph Jazz Festival (Canada), Festival for Creative Music in Seattle (US), International Music Meeting in Monterrey (Mexico), Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival (Australia), Symposium für Aktuelle Music, Jazz Festival Kassel (Germany). Schlicht has written for large and small ensembles, dance theater and improvisational scores for silent film.  As an artist-in-residence at Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center in New York, she created a score for F.W. Murnau's silent classic film Faust