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Epiphyllum,曇花的學名

希臘文字面上的意思就是葉片之上。

阿姆斯特丹音樂院四年累積

吸收台灣、瑞典、荷蘭三個國度的藝術養分

一手包辦作詞、作曲、編曲、製作

率跨國爵士樂手多彩演繹

爵士樂及古典弦樂四重奏的跨界編制

投射羅妍婷對大自然、夢境和回憶的觀察與想像

以及面對當代都會生活的消極浪漫哲學

Featuring the award-winning classical string quartet, Cheng Quartet, singer-songwriter YenTing Lo’s first full-original album combines Jazz rhythm section and chamber string quartet with her poetic lyrics, delivering her philosophy of negative romanticism on modern urban life, and her imagination about the nature, dream and memories.

來自台灣高雄的八年級生,自小喜愛彈琴唱歌、自學創作,畢業於成功大學工業設計系之後,毅然決然轉換跑道專攻爵士樂。

以高分畢業於阿姆斯特丹音樂院,更獲得「透過傑出的作曲編曲技巧傳遞了非常寬廣的音樂想像,兼具成熟的歌唱技巧及爆發性的藝術水準」之好評。

赴荷蘭求學主修爵士演唱的過程中,妍婷獲得歐洲市場更多矚目,2014年於瑞典斯德哥爾摩知名民謠音樂中心舉行首次個人全創作音樂會。

更曾與荷蘭國家音樂廳爵士大樂團(JOC)及荷蘭知名爵士歌手菲·克拉森同台演出,活躍於荷蘭各大小音樂節。

2019年入選全球互聯藝術協會(GAIA)樂團,受邀前往荷蘭知名爵士展演中心Bimhuis及義大利西恩納夏日爵士營演出。

2019年十月發行個人第一張全創作專輯《葉片之上》。

Jazz singer, songwriter, arranger and flutist, YenTing was born and raised in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam in 2019.

With a foundation of classical piano and flute at a young age, she grew up singing in choirs and playing in school orchestras. Self-taught as a singer-songwriter, she won several singing competitions during her period of high school and university.

YenTing stepped into the world of jazz after she attended the Taipei International Summer Jazz Academy, and was selected as outstanding student to perform in Tokyo Senzoku music school. Later on she founded the jazz club in NCKU in 2011, and became active in all the jazz stages in Taiwan.

During her exchange year(2013-2014) in Stockholm, she held her first singer-songwriting concert in the well-known Izzy Young’s Folklore Centrum, where her ability has been recognized by many local musicians. In Taipei Jazz Festival 2015, she performed with NTU Riot Jazz orchestra as a lead vocalist, and was selected to perform in Youth Elite Ensemble.

YenTing received more attention after the arrival to Amsterdam. Besides performing in all kinds of stages in the Netherlands, she got selected to perform with Fay Claassen and the Big Band Academy with the Jazz Orchestra of Concertgebouw in 2018. In 2019, she also got chosen to be the singer of the G.A.I.A ensemble (Global Association for Interconnective Arts) and was invited to perform in Bimhuis and the Siena Jazz International Summer Workshop.

Besides singing and composing, YenTing also embarks on an experimental project called Off-Score (Go to ‘Projects’) using video games for musical presentation which got funded by Stimuleringsfonds.

In 2019, YenTing released her first album Epiphyllum.