Claudia's interactive style of performance gets patrons and passersby literally dancing in the street. Her unique blend of story-song and vivacious vocalization paired with an accordion brings to mind a pair of captivating Parisian buskers, giving your outdoor or festival audience a free ticket to Paris.

Dorothy Andries for Pioneer Press: For a few hours, we were in Paris, transported by a marvelous cabaret show at the Ravinia Festival starring the remarkable singer Claudia Hommel. An excellent actress, she can set a mood with a turn of her head or the look in her eyes.
Thallis Hoyt Drake: Well, Claudia, you did it again! Swept everyone off their feet at Milwaukee's Musical Mondays!! Especially all the guys— they probably all want to go to Paris with you next time! Ever a delight, it's always a pleasure to present you�!! Jim [Cox, bassist] is a treasure and Pat [Spaeth, accordionist] is such a sensitive accompanist! Everyone hopes you'll come again and again.


Lancaster (Ohio) Festival: entertaining the powerhouse of musicians at the band shelter with accordionist Chuck Kopp.

Oak Park, Illinois: Claudia the street singer celebrates Downtown Oak Park. It's an annual affair with Tina Mangos' can-can dancers and Gregg the Mime joining in.

Milwaukee: Bastille Day Festival, outdoor stage with accordionist Stas Venglevski

Milwaukee: Musical Mondays for Lake Park Friends with accordion and bass, and back by popular demand, and again!

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Taking advantage of good weather and good cheer, we've played for Fourth Presbyterian Church summer lunch break, St. Vincent De Paul's French Market, the Highland Park Festival with jazz quartet and accordion, the Wheaton French Market, the Randolph Street Antique Festival, the Eastern Illinois University Spring Festival in Charleston, the Riverside Arts fundraising fest, the French in Chicago festival at Oz Park.

From 2-piece to full band, she's got it covered including a high quality BOSE L1 sound-system. For the larger festival stages, Claudia brings more of Chicago's best musicians along.