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Sierra Soetedjo

    Genre : Jazz / Pop

    Perform on:
    Saturday March 3, 2012
    Kementerian Perdagangan Hall

    Website :
    http://www.facebook.com/SierraSoetedjoPage


  

About This Act :

Twitter (@SierraSoetedjo) My Space (www.myspace.com/amandasierras)

Sierra Soetedjo, is an Indonesian jazz singer who has accomplished her study in Perth majoring in vocal at WAAPA (Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts), graduated in Advance Diploma of Contemporary Music in 2005 and Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) in 2007.

During high school, she received awards for Music and a Merit Certificate for Outstanding Performance and Commitment to the Music Department in 1999. She has performed in the Performing Arts Festival for both singing and dancing at the Bunbury Eisteddfod, and received various awards such as 1st Places in Vocal Solo, Sacred Solo, Popular Solo, and Vocal Trio, 3rd Place in Traditional Folk Song, Highly Commended Popular Vocal and Vocal Solo/Duet in 2001.

In Nov '05, Sierra has teamed up with Perth’s club MC, Rami Barz, formed ‘i-Duetz’ singing RnB music. ‘i-Duetz’ has performed as the opening act for "Jin" concert (American rapper) and an Indonesian pop artist "Kahitna" in '06. She sung for the Malaysian ‘Merdeka Day’ at Perth Convention Centre and performed in many Indonesian festivals in Perth, Australia.

In Jan '08, Sierra went back to Jakarta and featured on Tompi’s 3rd album (My Happy Life) singing a duet called ‘Love Letter’. Along the year, she collaborated with some great senior jazz musicians such as Idang Rasjidi on MEDCO GREEN ENERGY JAZZ Java tour in Aug '08, Ireng Maulana on JUST JAZZ Festival Semarang in Oct '08, and continued performing in many Jazz festivals such as The 10th Edition JAK JAZZ Festival '08 and Semarang 1st JAMBORE JUST JAZZ Festival '08 collaborated with Mus Mujiono.

Another great opportunities that she’s done were at The 5th Edition JAVA JAZZ Festival '09 when she performed under her own name ‘Sierra’ and also collaborated with KLA Returns duet with Katon Bagaskara singing some of their big hits such as “Rentang Asmara” and “Tentang Kita”, another JAVA JAZZ Festival 2010 with Jeffrey Tahalele and Oele Pattiselano, JIMBARAN JAZZ Semarang with Sandy Winarta quartet featuring a famous jazz pianist Bubi Chen, NEW FRIDAY JAZZ NIGHT at Pasar Seni Ancol with Pitoelas Big Band and many more. In Dec 2010, Sierra featured on KLA Project’s latest album (Exellentia) called “Kau Pulihkan Luka” and performed at their Exellentia’s Concerts.

In 2011, Sierra has done another JAVA JAZZ Festival collaborated with the legendary Bubi Chen ‘Plays Pop’. In June, Jakarta Jazz Society presented Sierra and Balawan, the greatest jazz guitarist from Bali collaborated together in JAZZ SEDUCTION event. She also has performed twice at 8-11Show METRO TV.

Sierra has released her 1st Audiophile solo album ’Only One’ since Jan 2011, an easy listening songs such as Fallen, Especially For You, Leaving On a Jet Plane, Have I Told You Lately, Something, You, Save the Last Dance, Lately, Thank You Love and The Only One. She’s made her 1st video clip called ‘The Only One’ and now preparing for her 2nd album.