Silva Morasten


Morasten was born and grown in Ústí nad Labem. She is fan of various different genres across the world and centuries (Middle-eastern music, blues, elektro-ambient, trip-hop, renaissance, baroque,

In her childhood started visiting „bel canto“ class and partially piano class in the music school. Beside the solo singing, she participated in few choirs (liturgical, gospel) and in the orchestra (swing, pop music).

During the high school, she co-established the blues-rock band H4S, where she participated on composing melodies and lyrics. She sang as a guest in the blues-rock band Blue Condition, or sang blues and jazz covers with the guitarist Jiří Krombholz. Alone she loved to improvize in these genres in various music events with different local musicians. Later she had a duet „Don’t ask, don’t care“ with the guitarist Michal Novotný, with whom she fully improvized in psychedelic-blues style.

Since 2012 she perform with piano and vocals her own songs and compositions.

She uses poetry of different languages as lyrics, occassionally she writes her own.

Her music output is based on chanson with strong classical elements, oriental folklore, jazz, and blues. She composed few songs and background music for the theater play „Wodny muž“, which was portrayed by the theater group „Nepřijatelní“. In 2019, she made music theme to a short movie „Clamor“, directed by Filip Sýkora.

Since 2018, she studies non-western music systems: Arabic and Turkish makams, of which theoretical background gained in Labyrinth workshops in Crete. She also visited school of Gundecha brothers in India to study classical Indian music called „Dhrupad“.With the guitarist Zdeněk Martínek she sings flamenco since 2019.

Aside from voice coaching, Silva is trained to become music therapist under the patronage of Czech music therapy association.