Ethnomusicologist, Musician and Co-Founder of Pakistan’s Leading Comprehensive Music conference, metropolis Music Meet, Natasha Noorani is about to represent West Pakistan in Deutschland this August because the solely musician from the country for the fifth annual Johann Wolfgang von Goethe abilities Programme 2019.
Indeed, Natasha Noorani are one in every of ten musicians from across the planet to participate within the 10-day Johann Wolfgang von Goethe abilities Scholarship, regular to require place from ordinal to the twenty fourth of August in Berlin.
The Johann Wolfgang von Goethe abilities Programme 2019 aims to support and connect young, aspiring musical artists as well as singer-songwriters, composers and DJs. Cooperation between the Goethe-Institut and »Pop-Kultur«, the scholarship can supply a range of activities to expertise the “music city” Berlin before the particular Festival: Studio visits, jam-sessions, short traineeships in elite firms from Berlin’s inventive industries, listening sessions and conferences with scholarship holders of the Musicboard Berlin GmbH.
Indeed, the scholarship is directed at musicians between twenty and thirty years ancient WHO have already gained some expertise within the field of music and have a solid grasp of nation language.
Natasha Noorani, elite via the worldwide network of Goethe-Institut, may be a metropolis based mostly singer-songwriter, playback singer, pageant director, and music promoter. As a musician, her music lies somewhere between the realms of latest R&B, neo-soul and rock which might be detected in her debut EP ‘Munaasib’ (2018). Noorani has additionally collaborated with varied Pakistani acts as well as Strings, Biryani Brothers, Ali Suhail, Sikandar Hindu deity Mandar & light automaton.
Currently following associate MMus in Ethnomusicology from the college of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), Noorani additionally featured within the summer blockbuster film, Baaji, on the song Ye Aaj Mujh blow Kya Harkat-ul-Mujahidin as a playback singer for ‘Meera Ji’.
Noorani has additionally been deeply concerned within the Pakistani music business having co-founded South-Asia’s premiere music pageant, metropolis Music Meet (LMM). Since its origin, metropolis Music Meet has brought along enthusiasts, artisans, artists, patrons, business representatives, and teachers to initiate dialogue on the developments and shortcomings in music in West Pakistan.
Most recently, Noorani served as head for Pakistan’s leading music platform, Coke Studio West Pakistan (Season 10) and has managed South-Asian pop pair, Strings.