Gerald Pachinger
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Instrument: clarinet

Pachinger Gerald

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Year of Birth:  1967
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PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1983 - 1984

student at the Landesmusikschule (Ernst Quirtmaier)

1984 - 1987



founding-member under Claudia Abbado


ever since principal clarinettist


solo-debut in the Vienna Musikvereinssaal


ever since member of Quintett Wien

1994 - 1997

teacher of concert-performance at the Konservatorium in Eisenstadt

1997 - 2003

teacher in the performing department


ever since university-professorship for clarinet

member of the ensembles Wiener Bläserensemble and Wiener Kammerensemble

guest artist, a.o. with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Concentus Musicus Vienna

as a soloist cooperation with conductors such as Fabio Luisi, Yakov Kreizberg, Eliahu Inbal, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Vladimir Fedosejev, Georges Prêtre, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos und Ulf Schirmer

cooperation with orchestras such as the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Philharmonic, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, den Graz Symphony Orchestra as well as with the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra

chamber-music performances with artists and ensembles such as Christian Altenburger and Markus Schirmer as well as with Eos-Quartet Vienna, Haydn Trio, Wiener Klavier Trio, Auryn-Quartet and Hugo Wolf-Quartet

invitations to numerous festivals, e.g. at Eisenstadt, Salzburg, St. Gallen (Switzerland), Tokyo (Japan) and Washington (USA)

regular master-classes, e.g. Summer Academy at Salzburg, Gustav Mahler Academy Bolzano (Italy), "Villa Musica" at Mainz (Germany) as well as "Bläserurlaub" at Mittersill

juror at numerous competitions


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numerous awards at regional and national competitions