Gerald Schuller
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Schuller Gerald

General Information

Date of Birth:  23. May 1968
Place of Birth:  Mistelbach
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Geri Schuller is one of the most distinguished pianists and keyboard players in Austria. Being the driving force behind the "Rounder Girls", and before that for 10 years the musical backbone of "Hallucination Company", touring with "Bluatschink", Bill Ramsey, Angus "Bangus" Thomas and many more.

 

Pianistically he draws on plentiful resources: swinging jazz, earthy blues, bone-dry funklicks and wide, ecstatic Gospel-chords seem to find each other naturally. In addition to this he is an idiosyncratic vocal talent and a conscientious as well as stylistically confident arranger. Once on stage, the lanky Mistelbacher proves to be a performer through and through, to have a natural showmanship and to be a modern musician.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1978

lessons at the local music-school

1982

lessons with Albert Steinhauser

1983

accepted into the class jazz-piano

1988 - 1993

jazz-theory

1988 - 1993

jazz-theory (Erich Gaebelein)

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1988 - 1998

keyboarder, trumpeter and arranger for the Rock Theater Group "Hallucination Company"

1991

founding of the Geri Schuller Trio

1993

founding of the vocal-ensemble "The Rounder Girls" (together with Kim Cooper, Lynne Kieran, Tini Kainrath and Stefanie Paschke)

1995

musical direction at "Cigarettes in Vienna" (director: Thomas Gratzer)

2000

musical direction at "Die Tankstelle der Verdammten" (director: Thomas Gratzer)

2001

musical direction "Der kleine Horrorladen" (direction: Andreas Gergen, Christian Struppeck and Gerald Michel)

2001

participation in the film music for "Vollgas" (director: Sabine Derflinger)

2002

Soundbase Musiccamp: teacher for keyboard and Rock-ensemble

2003

studio-keyboarder for the production "Starmania"

2003

ever since teacher for "Pop-arrangement and ensemble-direction"

2004

Theater der Jugend /Neuköllner Oper Berlin: musical direction at "Der Elefantenmensch" (director: Peter Lund)

2005

Malthouse Theatre (Melbourne), Playhouse of the Sydney Opera (Sydney): engagement with "Boulevard Delirium", a production of Schauspielhaus Wien

2005 - 2007

annual concerts and DVD-recordings with "Mühlbacher USW"

2008

participation in the production "Musical - die Show"

2009

participation in the production "Dancing Stars"

2009 - 2013

together with the band "Sonic Interiors" a fix part of the TV-show "Talk im Hangar 7" (Servus TV)

2010

Soundbase Musiccamp: teacher for keyboard and Rock-ensemble

2010

teacher at the International Master-Classes Mistelbach

2011

co-founder of the CZ/SLO/AT music-collective "Miss Moravia"

2012

active as a lecturer for the Lower Austrian, Carinthian and Styrian Musikschulwerk

2013

ever since member of the Ratzer-Czadek septet

2014

participation in the production "Dancing Stars"

2014

musical director for the Kurier Romy Gala

2014

teacher at the International Master-Classes Mistelbach

2014

live-concerts and live-CD-recordings with Kurt Ostbahn

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
2011

film music for "Mein Leben als Apfelbaum" (director: Harald Friedl)

2012

film music for "What Happiness Is" (director: Harald Friedl)

2012

film music for the Tatort-episode "Falsch verpackt" (director: Sabine Derflinger)

2013

film music for the Tatort-episode "Angezählt" (director: Sabine Derflinger)

2013

film music for the two-part documentary "Die Gentlemen baten zur Kasse" (director: Carl-Ludwig Rettinger)

2014

film music for "Zwischen Rampenlicht und Rotlicht" (director: Karoline Heflin)

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