Improvising during Harlem Jazz Series

Improvising on Gene Pritsker’s ‘Thick City’ together with Steve Swell, Craig Harris, John Clark and Lee Odom the other day, a seriously great event!


The Jazz Influence with Strings / Harlem Jazz Series on May 3

Delighted to be a featured composer & singer during this upcoming event in Harlem on May 3!

‘The Jazz Influence with Strings’


XXentric Behaviour /WFMU

Delighted to be featured on “XXentric Behaviour” / WFMU! PLAYLIST and PODCAST

As cited by Laure Towers of WFMU: ”NOTHING makes me prouder than having my format “XX-Centric Behavior” on a frequency, that Rolling Stone Magazine anointed “The BEST radio station in the country”.

THAT is one cool PLAYLIST!


‘No Pigeonholes’ by Don Campaud – Podcast


Sophie Dunér Promo Video 2024


‘No Pigeonholes EXP’ by Don Campau

Don’t miss the experimental radio show ‘No Pigeonholes EXP’ / KOWS 92.5 FM by Don Campau this upcoming Thursday (during hour 1) 6-8pm Pacific Time (3-5am European Time), featuring Sophie’s & Bertram’s version of ‘Eclipse’ (by Charles Mingus) from her soon to be released ‘Modern Mingus’ album together with Bertram Lehman on percussion & electronics!

Unless the Europeans like to stay up that late, there will also be a podcast of the show.


Back in Harlem

Remembering fun jam in November! LISTEN HERE


CD of the week in Musenblätter

Cool to have my CD ’Strictly Business’ nominated as ’CD of the week’ in German magazine ’Musenblätter’…!


Sophie Dunér Promo Video 2024


Thanks STIM for the feature in!


Sophie featured composer of TAPESTRY by Clarice Assad

I am honored to be one of 40 female composers who contributed to the composition TAPESTRY (as part of the MOSAIC project) by acclaimed Brazilian/American composer Clarice Assad. It was premiered in November during the Mainly Mozart Festival 2023 in San Diego.

My section starts at 11.17


Artist Spotlight / Laureates Gala / Carnegie Hall

In relation to Sophie’s recent performance at Carnegie Hall: – A review of her audition, rehearsal & interview by legendary radio host Steve Robinson. The actual performance video coming up soon, TBA!


STIM Scholarship

Receiving my STIM composer scholarship award the other day in Stockholm!


Stimpstipendiat 2023!


Rehearsal of ‘Hey Doctor’ with the NYCPO!


Laureate Gala / Carnegie Hall

A fantastic night! As a result of my award winning audition this spring, I just had my Carnegie Hall debut as a singer & composer during the Laureate Gala. Thanks to Anna Ouspenskaya & James Welch of Sound Espressivo & Progressive Musicians for making this happen !! With collaborators such as brilliant pianist Chris Au as well as the amazing string quartet members of The New York Chamber Players Orchestra & Maestro Giacomo Franci, it was an absolute thrill to sing Stockhausen in the first set – and Dunér during the second set! Video TBA.


Carnegie Hall November 21 2023


Rehearsing ‘Hey Doctor’ with NYCPO!

Prior to my ‘Carnegie Hall’ concert, I share a rehearsal of my tune ‘Hey Doctor’ together with string quartet, rehearsed with members from the NYCPO!


Composer scholarship from STIM

I am very excited to announce that I have received the composer scholarship from STIM 2023!

(The Swedish Performing Rights Society)

Stipendiater 2023


Scatting with ‘Sound Liberation’ in Harlem!

Thanks for filming to the talented Keith DeBetham!