Music Lyceum of Iassy:
Music Conservatory of Iassy:
- Bel canto and piano, composition, conducting, history of music, contrapunct, orchestration,
theory and solfegio
- Romanian and universal literature;
- Foreign languages: English, French, German, Italian.
Anca PARGHEL has since then matured into an amazing jazz singer, with incredible technical possibilities. Her voice has a range of 4 octaves and she has developed an extraordinary scat technique.
- Bel canto, piano and vocal jazz, Choir and Orchestra conducting, folklore, methodology, musicalforms, jazz improvisation and arrangement;
- She graduated with diploma entitled: "CHARLIE PARKER AND THE GENIUS OF IMPROVISATION".
From 1981 to 1989: she taught Bel canto, piano, jazz improvisation at the Music Lyceum of Suceava, Romania.
Since 1980 she has been teaching in different countries and workshops:
Belgium (Bruges, Namur "Jazz au Vert, La Marlagne")
Germany (Hannover, Ravensburg, Leipzig Conservatory, Munich, Oldenburg...)
England (Silsoe and Cleolaine Workshops)
Romania (Bucharest Conservatory)
Since 1984, performances all over Europe in many festivals:
Nürnberg, Leipzig, Varsaw, Ingolstadt, Leverkussen, Vienna, Liège, Tübingen, Munich, Linz,
Oupeye, Wiesen, Zagreb, Varna, Bucharest, Brasov, Sibiu, Costinesti, Iassy, Lomza, Kisinau,
...and many jazz clubs in Germany, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Romania...
Performances and recordings with some of the greatest musicians in the world today:
Billy HART, John ENGELS, Larry CORYELL, Jean-Louis RASSINFOSSE (b), Philip CATHERINE, Eric LEGNINI, Peter HERBOLZHEIMER, Phil ABRAHAM, Richard ROUSSELET, Peter HERTMANS, Mark LEVINE, Gustavo
BERGALLI, Claudio RODITI, Pierre VAN DORMAEL,John RUOCCO, John DANKWORTH, Paolo RADONI,
Bruno CASTELLUCCI, Thomas STANKO, Hein VAN DE GEYN,Ron VAN ROSSUM, Riccardo DEL FRA, Félix SIMTAINE, Norma WINSTONE, Stéphane GALLAND, Theo DE JONG, Pierre VAIANA, Charles LOOS, Ivan PADUART, Decebal BADILA, Mark GRIFFITH, Jon HENDRIK's band, Klaus IGNATZEK, Rob MADNA, Johnny RADUCANU...
In the '90s, she apperad at many concerts and festivals in Germany (Leipzig), Holland (Amsterdam), Belgium (Liège, Brussels, Frameries)...
She is a gifted artist with various talents and many faces : singer, composer, arranger, teacher, band leader and conductor.
She is currently working on a book with a video tape entitled "Combined vocal technics for jazz and canto-vocal improvisation".
In 1997, she became for a few years the vocal jazz teacher at the Brussels Royal Conservatory of Music and Leuven's Lemmens Music Conservatory, Belgium.
See also : Klaus IGNATZEK / Anca PARGHEL / Jean-Louis RASSINFOSSE TRIO.
(See top of page for main discography)
| 1986 || LP "Tinerii Danseaza", Electrecord, Romania|
| 1987 || CD "Soul, My Secret Place", Blue Flame 40152, Germany|
| 1988 || LP "Magic Bird", Electrecord, Romania|
| 1989 || CD "Indian Princess", Blue Flame 40262, Germany|
| 1990 || CD "Octet Ost", Amadeo 513329-5, Austria|
| 1991 || LP "Ron und Tania", Polydor 847749-1, Germany|
| 1992 || CD "Air Balloon", Germany|
| 1993 || CD "Beautiful Colors", Nabel 4656, Germany|
| 1994 || CD "Carpathian Colors", Nabel 4656, Germany|
| 1995 || AT "White Christmas Nights", Romania|
| 1996 || CD "Good Morning Mister Blues", Romania|
| 1997 || CD "Midnight Prayer", Intercont 1517, Romania |
| 1999 || CD "Primal Sound", Acoustic Music Records 319.1209.2, Germany|
Anca Parghel died of cancer on December 5, 2008 in Timisoara (Romania) at the age of 51.