Amelie is currently collaborating with Baeilou, Bay Area-based singer-songwriter/composer/cellist.
Amelie is the first woman to study at the Roots, Jazz and American Music Program led by Dr. Simon Rowe and Jason Hainsworth at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her mentors are Carlos Caro (Afro-Cuban Percussion), Matt Wilson, Warren Wolf and Jake Nissly (Jazz Drums) and Carmen Bradford (Jazz Vocals). In this distinguished program, Amelie gets to work closely and perform with SFJAZZ Collective artists David Sanchez, Obed Calvaire, Edward Simon and jazz greats like Julian Lage, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Cyrus Chestnut, Mike Rodriguez, Etienne Charles, or the late Randy Weston. She was awarded the Marineau Family Foundation Scholarship and the Vincent Constantine Scholarship.
Featured as one of the first female emerging artists by Mario Guarneri’s Jazz In The Neighborhood program, Amelie has most recently shared the stage with renowned artists including: David Flores, Eric Jekabson, John Wiitala, Frank Martin, George Brooks, Anne Sajdera and Akira Tana.
In Europe, Amelie toured with Big John Whitfield and the Vienna Soul Society, Alex Borek, Mashiko, Süperlove and Shady Pulp. Amelie also collaborated with singer/songwriter Mel Verez on her hit single “I can handle this.”
Amelie started her education in Afro-Cuban Percussion with Herwig Stieger and Afro-Cuban as well as Indian Percussion with Gerhard Reiter. Amelie studied voice under Andrea Gelsinger and Christine Hinterkörner.