Awards and Grants

  • 2019 – New York Voices Vocal Camp Scholarship
  • 2020 – Leonard and Ida Wolf Memorial Award commissioned by the City of Munich
  • 2020 – Germany Scholarship 2020/2021
  • 2021 – Women in Jazz Next Generation virtual
  • 2021 – with “Fiona Grond / Interspaces” prizewinner at the international JazzBeet competition at Jazzfest Bonn
  • 2022 – Jazzprize of the City of Halle

Fiona Grond is a sough-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 equally well received by the public and the press. With said 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 prizewinner at the international Jazzbeet competition at the Jazzfest Bonn. In 2020 she received the Leonard and Ida Wolf Memorial Prize for Music from the City of Munich.
She worked with the award-winning Svetlana Marinchenko Trio, with whom she toured in Russia, among other places. Furthermore she has been working with other bands such as the Jazzrausch Big Band and the Christian Elsässer Jazz Orchestra and was selected by the New York Voices as a scholarship holder for the New York Voices Vocal Camp in 2019.

Born and raised near Zurich, Fiona Grond showed great interest in music from an early age and initially received lessons in transverse flute, guitar and classical singing.
In 2014 Fiona Grond moved to Munich and studied jazz singing at the University of Music and Performing Arts with Sanni Orasmaa and Anne Czichowsky and later jazz composition with Gregor Hübner and Christian Elsässer. So far she has studied and collaborated 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.