Laurence Desarzens

Laurence Desarzens
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Laurence Desarzens

Jury president 

Laurence Desarzens has been active in the Swiss music scene for more than 30 years, as a music programmer at the Rote Fabrik and Moods in Zurich and later at the Kaserne Basel.
She also has extensive experience with new technologies, which she has consistently integrated into her work, and has often been a pioneer in the field.
She has been director of the popular music and jazz departments at the Lausanne University of Music (HEMU) since 2016.