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2022.12.7 Reini P.-Schmoelzer Composer Spotlight

Reini P.-Schmoelzer


December 8, 2022

Event Type

Composer Spotlight

Erica Seguine

Event Type Description

Composer Spotlights feature a Presenting Artist outlining compositional concepts contained within their own work by examining score & audio excerpts.


Aerial Image: Intros, Endings, & Inspiration

About the Presenting Artists(s)

Reini P.-Schmoelzer, is a drummer, composer, conductor, and teacher for Jazz Composition & Arranging at Gustav Mahler Private University for Music in Klagenfurt, Austria. As a leader, Schmoelzer has released two Jazz Orchestra albums with his band, Reinhold Schmölzer & orchest•ra•conteur: 2012’s “Miraculous Loss of Signal“, and 2016’s “Aerial Image”. His music has been commissioned and performed by Frankfurt Radio HR Bigband, Metropole Orchestra feat. Richard Bona, RTV Bigband Slovenia, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra (Denmark) feat. Lau Højen and Austrian bands like Graz Composers Orchestra, onQ Large Ensemble, KELAG Bigband, and Lungau Bigband. As a drummer, Schmoelzer has toured, shared the stage and done studio productions with artists such as David Helbock Trio, Ed Partyka Jazz Orchestra, Julian Argüelles, Aarhus Jazzorchestra feat. Dave Liebman, Jure Pukl, Jakob Karlzon, and Ralph Mothwurf Orchestra among others.

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