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    Galler, Richard (1967-Present)

    He is a bassoonist and teacher born in Graz, Austria, who studied at Graz’s Johann Joseph Fux Conservatory from 1980.  He took further studies at the Salzburg Mozarteum from 1984 to 1988.


    In 1987 he became a member of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra as Principal Bassoon and alongside that has performed regularly as a soloist and chamber musician.  He has been a prizewinner at several national and international music competitions and appears regularly at chamber music festivals.


    He has given solo performances in Europe, the UK, Japan and South America under the leadership of many acclaimed conductors that include Raphael Fruhbeck de Borgas, Gorges Pretre and Wolfgang Sawallisch.


    In 1994 he moved into the field of musical education when he became a teacher at the Salzburg Mozarteum and in 2004 he became a Professor at Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts.


    In 2010 he became a member of the Woodwind Quintet Ensemble Wien-Berlin and also joined the Wiener Kammerensemble.  He is also a member of Trio Classique.


    His recording output includes CDs such as United Sounds of Bassoon and Baroque Sonatas for Bassoon.



    1. http://www.wiafs.ru/participant_en/past/richard-galler/
    2. http://www.wienersymphoniker.at/musiker-und-management
    3. http://www.berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/konzerte/calendar/events/von/2013-12-31/cat/ensemble/
    4. http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Name/Selim-Aykal/Performer/48697-2
    5. http://www.amazon.com/Baroque-Sonatas-Bassoon-Richard-Galler/dp/B000I0SF18
    6. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/richard-galler-mn0001668251/credits









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