Many singers, especially those of the younger variety, often concentrate on one style of music – whether that be Pop or Rap or Country.
Although only 15-years-old, Joachim Bischof distains being categorized, being put in a box that would limit his choices in the music he sings. For Joachim loves music of all kinds – loves to listen to it and, most of all, loves to sing it. So he asks: Why only pop or classical music? Jazz or country? Operetta or opera?
Joachim’s love of all kinds of music feeds his wish to make people happy with whatever the music he makes — whether that’s a song by Roger Cicero, a classical piece from Winterreise by Schubert or something more recent by Boyzone. He has been blessed with a voice that allows him to magnificently perform music of many styles and from many cultures.
At age 15, he’s progressed beyond puberty and his voice has matured. He’s mastered his “new” voice incredibly well. While It’s far from “perfect” in his eyes, it’s very, very polished.
Joachim Bischof was born on October 13, 1996 in Mühlbach, a small town in Salzburg, in the beautiful province of Austria. Being from Salzburg, Joachim is in very good company as that is also where Mozart lived and composed most of his music. He was first exposed to classical music at the famed Salzburg Festival Hall (think “Sound of Music”) at just three-years-old when he watched the rehearsals for Camina Burana, a production that his choirboy older brother would perform in. His mother reports that Joachim found it very funny to hear a grown counter-tenor voice and laughed so much at the sound that mother and son were asked to leave the rehearsal. But from that point on, music became a very important part of Joachim’s life. No matter what he’d be doing, he could be heard constantly singing. Continue reading “Introducing Joachim Bischof”