Ana Dubyk (1993) is a Romanian singer/songwriter. She was born in Petrosani, where at the age of 6 started to study classical piano. She continued her studies in Timisoara where at the age of 16, she began taking her first vocal lessons.
After she finished highschool, she studied her bachelor at the jazz department of the National Music University of Bucharest, where she studied with Mircea Tiberian and Nadia Trohin. She recently graduated the Master Programme at Prins Claus Conservatoire(programme that includes a semester in New York), where she studied with musicians such as JD Walter, Deborah Brown, Francien Van Tuinen, Kurt Weiss, Tineke Postma or Michael Moore. During her semester in New York, she had the chance to continue her lessons with JD Walter, but also to study with musicians such as vocalists Cécile McLorin Salvant, Cyrille Aimée, pianists David Berkman, Michael Kanan and acting professor - Michae Ryan.
She is a member and co-founder of "The Twisters" - an acappella group - with which she has won the Most Promising Young Interpret (as a group) award at the "Johnny Raducanu International Jazz Festival 2015". With the same group she has participated in many festivals and concerts, including Antagon Festival (Timisoara) and JazzTM Festival (Timisoara), where they had the honour of meeting the great Dee Dee Bridgewater, that invited them to sing in her concert. With her quartet, she had the chance to sing alongside musicians from USA, Columbia, Coreea, Spain, Italy, Russia and Romania.
The song written by her - "Silence in Petrila", is part of "Planeta Petrila", a documentary by the Romanian director - Andrei Dascalescu, that had its premiere this fall at IDFA Festival in Amsterdam. In 2018, the song was nominated together with Mr. Jurjak's music for 'Best Original Soundtrack' at Gopo Awards. The song is very important for her, as it is about the place where she listened her first live jazz concert, also, the place where she had her first own concert.
Since her highschool years, Ana started to participate in different festivals as a volunteer, festivals such as PLAI Festival, JazzTm or Filmul De Piatra. This was a great opportunity for her to learn different aspects of creating a festival, and also to have contact with people around the world, great artists from the musical and film world, fact that made her love the idea of multiculturality.