Bianca Fachel, a versatile artist, singer-songwriter, film maker and entrepreneur originally from Brazil and now based in Ireland, is a true creative force with a diverse range of projects being a pioneer in the new scene of music in the regenerative economy. Her primary focus lies in crafting her own original compositions, music production, collaborations, educational programs and knowledge exchange.
Bianca’s talents have graced stages in her hometown of Porto Alegre, South Brazil, as well as in Ireland and abroad. She has mesmerised audiences at prestigious festivals like the Montreux Jazz Festival, Sligo Jazz Festival, Shawbrook Dance School, Bray Jazz Festival, Dublin Peace Festival, Havana Club Festival, and has shared her music through busking experiences in Ireland, Brazil, Germany, and Switzerland.
A significant milestone in Bianca’s career was when two of her original songs, “Keep on Moving” and “The Way Back Home,” were chosen for inclusion in the Irish Featured Movie “Writing Home,” earning recognition and nominations at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh Cinema Festival. This movie is set to be released worldwide on various platforms.
In addition to her artistic endeavours, Bianca pursued education in Sound Engineering and Music Festival Management at Sound Training College in Dublin. In 2019, she established her own home studio, Birdland Music Studio, and furthered her musical education by taking a course on Songwriting: Writing the Lyrics at Berklee College of Music.
Bianca’s musical compositions are a rich blend of influences from diverse cultures and genres, incorporating elements from Samba, Bossa Nova, MPB (Popular Brazilian Music), Brazilian Soul Music, Tropicália, African rhythms, and Irish Traditional Music, resulting in a truly authentic and distinctive style.
In March 2021, Bianca made history as the first independent artist to produce and launch online shows featuring her original songs. Her debut show, “Land of Dreams – a journey to inspiration Vol. 1,” received widespread acclaim, followed by another successful online show titled “Timeless River – A wrinkle in time Vol. 2” in April 2021.
In 2022, Bianca expanded her horizons into event production by organising a Hybrid Music Festival called “Music in the Forest,” placing a strong emphasis on environmentally conscious practices. Additionally, she made a captivating appearance on the Cúltír TV Programme on TG4, representing Roscommon. Towards the end of the year, Bianca received an Arts Council grant, facilitated through Athlone Family Resource Center in Ireland, to collaborate with women from diverse cultural backgrounds and age groups. Worked at the “Bean Feasa,” project recording and producing 10 songs by her and participants from the community.
In 2024, Bianca Fachel is set to release her highly anticipated album titled “Time Machine.” This album is a testament to her dedication to crafting original compositions and reflects the culmination of her diverse musical influences and experiences where her passion for music continues to thrive and evolve. The album is being recorded at her own Birdland Music Studio, including collaborations with several musicians from Ireland and abroad.