Lucie Göckel was born in Marseille into a family with diverse origins: Corsican, Gypsy, Sephardic Jewish and Tunisian. So many influences that have forged her independence and open-mindedness.
From the age of eight, she created shows with her parents and her two sisters, mixing music, dance, theater and singing. Today, the artist retains the freedom and vivacity of this travelling spirit.
Artist and teacher with multiple influences. Cellist, singer and composer, Lucie Göckel creates and participates in projects that question the boundaries of artistic genres. Her life is driven by the different projects that animate her.
She is completing a master's degree in jazz performance/composition after having obtained a master's degree in classical cello pedagogy in Lausanne.
On the jazz side, she co-created the Luni duo, winner of the Lavaux Classic prize luniduo.com . They created two projects, Préludes and Lumières doubles, mixing free jazz poetry and personal compositions.
Since 2021, she has joined the quintet formed by pianist Thierry Lang. They record together an album which will be released in 2024 by Universals.
In 2022, she co-created the quartet Timnui, mixing jazz standards and original compositions, for voice, cello, guitar, clarinet and double bass.
On the classical side, she plays as a soloist and tuttist with various French and Swiss orchestras. She is a member of the Lausanne Soloists created by Renaud Capucon, and also performs in chamber music.
She also performs in different theater companies, such as the collective "La meute", "Impulsions féminines", "Visions d'eskandar"...
With her new musical project entitled "Prologue", Lucie Göckel intends to give voice to all her influences, whether baroque or jazz, to everything that has animated her since childhood. By composing and arranging her own songs, she opens a new page in her life as an artist.
Lucie Göckel is a cello teacher at the Conservatoire des régions d'Echallens. Since 2015, she benefits from the loan of a cello created by Jeremy Chaud, thanks to the association "talents et violoncelles".