Ida Duelund Hansen is a Danish bass player and vocalist who is currently based in Melbourne.
She is active in the jazz, experimental as well as the chamber music scene in Melbourne. Since 2010 Ida has performed with Chamber Made Opera, The Australian Art Orchestra, Malthouse Theatre, Rawcus Theatre and Four Larks Theatre. She also performs in several groups for pop and improvised music including Adrian Sherriff Trio, True Strength and Lisa Salvo.
In Denmark Ida has performed as part of Copenhagen International Jazz Festival, Vinterjazz Festival and performed at venues including Copenhagen Jazz House, Operaen (Christiania) and Trinitatis Natkirke. She is also performing on the record ‘Verdens Navle’ (compositions by Jørgen Emborg) released by Sundance Records (Copenhagen).
Ida completed a Bachelor of Music at Northern Melbourne institute of Tafe in 2011.
“Ida…demonstrate(s) an expressive continuum in harmonic and timbral composition from unnerving baroque contrapuntal dissonance to the sickly crackle of cotton thread over a double bass string.”