Franziska Wallner | © Christian Schneider
Head of Institute

Franziska Wallner


Institute for Coaching & CareerSpot On MozART

Franziska Wallner is a classical clarinettist and project manager. She heads the Institute for Coaching & Career and the Career Centre at Mozarteum University Salzburg, teaches self-management and is in charge of the KinderUNI and placement exchange for artists. In one-to-one sessions, she offers students individual counselling to help them deal with challenging situations and provides support with application processes.

Franziska Wallner studied clarinet at Mozarteum University Salzburg, taught as an instrumental teacher for several years and played clarinet in various orchestral and opera productions as well as in her own ensembles at festivals, concerts, film and media productions. 

In addition to her musical activities, she obtained a certification in project management, heads the Institute for Coaching & Career and in this context also the Career Centre of Mozarteum University Salzburg and is responsible for the KinderUni, Uni 55+ and the placement exchange for artists. 2020 - 2023 she worked as project manager and team leader for the interdisciplinary and inter-university project Spot On MozART.

In 2022, she completed her part-time training as a psychological counsellor and has been offering counselling sessions for students ever since.

Since 2024, Franziska Wallner has been one of the two representatives of the IG freie Musikschaffende for the state of Salzburg and a member of the nationwide core team. She is also a co-founder of the association "JEDE*RFRAU - künstlerische und feministische Impulse in Salzburg" and is active as an organiser in this context.

  • 2011: Arts Culture Promotion Prize of the City of Traunstein
  • 2013: 1st Prize Savarez-Corelli Chamber Music Competition
  • 2014: Bachelor of Arts, concert clarinet
  • 2017: Master of Arts, concert clarinet
  • 2017-2019: Postgraduate course clarinet
  • 2018: Certified Project Management Associate IPMA Level D
  • 2022 : Certificate Psychological Counselor – Personal Coach