is a sought-after young vocalist and composer on the young German jazz scene. With her trio "Fiona Grond / Interspaces" she released her debut album in 2021, which was very well received by audiences and press alike. With this project she was the winner of the Women in Jazz Next Generation Competition and the Jazz Prize of the City of Halle, as well as a prize-winner at the international Jazzbeet Competition of the Jazzfest Bonn. In 2020, she received the Leonard and Ida Wolf Memorial Prize for Music from the City of Munich.
She regularly performed with the award-winning Svetlana Marinchenko Trio, with whom she toured Russia, among other places. In addition, she was and is active in bands such as the Jazzrausch Big Band and the Christian Elsässer Jazz Orchestra and was selected by New York Voices as a scholarship holder for the New York Voices Vocal Camp 2019.
Born in, and raised near Zurich, Fiona Grond showed great interest in music at an early age and initially received lessons in flute, guitar and classical singing.
In 2014, Fiona Grond moved to Munich and studied jazz singing with Sanni Orasmaa and Anne Czichowsky at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, followed by jazz composition with Gregor Hübner and Christian Elsässer. So far she has enjoyed lessons and collaborations with various international musicians such as Bobby McFerrin, Sheila Jordan, The New York Voices, Theo Bleckmann, Ben Monder, Diana Torto, Jen Shyu and many more.