Marlies Debacker


Marlies Debacker is a Belgian pianist and performer of contemporary classical music, free improvised music and free jazz, based in Cologne. After her studies at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen, she has graduated with her master’s degree at the Musikhochschule Köln, followed by a master’s degree in Contemporary Music at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen.

She performs as a solo musician, in various ensembles and as part of Trio Abstrakt. Debacker is a curator of the “Plattform Nicht Dokumentierbarer Ereignisse” and a member of IMPAKT, Cologne’s young collective of improvisers.