Patrick Dunst
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Instrument: saxophone

Dunst Patrick

General Information

Year of Birth:  1983
Date of Birth:  5. July 1983
Place of Birth:  Graz
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Education

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2004

Chennai Institute for Music of the World (India): studies of the classical south-Indian chants (Dr. K. S. Subramanian, Usha Narasimhan)

2006 - 2008

studies

2008

studies in jazz-saxophon, graduation in 2008 with the title Master of Arts

2009

Goldsmiths College (University London): finished his MMus in Ethnomusicology at the head of the class

studies in jazz-saxophon

currently a PhD-student, research on the topic of jazz education in Europe

Activities

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freelance musician and composer

regular performances with the Composers Bigband Graz, Patrick Dunst Tripod, Michael Lagger's Akrostichon, Playgrounds, Jazzwerkstatt Graz Ensemble, HGM-Jazzorkestar Zagreb, Jazztett Forum Graz, Berndt Luef Quartett, Patrick Dunst Hans Koller Project, as well as in various stage productions at the Schauspielhaus Graz, Volkstheater Vienna etc.

numerous concerts, among others in Nicaragua, Turkey, Germany, Spain, England, Italy, Austria, Cyprus, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia

performances with Anderson, John Marshal, Peter Erskine, Hamid Drake, Peter Herbert, Wolfgang Reisinger, Bill Holman, Jim Mcneely, Pete Christlieb, Don Menza, Peter Herbolzheimer, The Yellow Jackets

2015

ever since musical director

2017

musical director of the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics, Schladming 2017 (Vienna State Opera Ballet, Dundus, Ich bin OK Company, Jason Mraz)

Commissions (Selection)

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composition for the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics, Schladming 2017

Awards

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2011

start-scholarship

2011

awarded at the Nevo Mesto Jazz Festival, Slovenia-Austria-Croatia

Kunstraum Steiermark scholarship of the Country of Styria 2015/16

finalist at the Jazzon Alpe-Adria Composition Competition

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