Ludwig Nussbichler

Lector for Composition & Music TheoryDepartment Composition & Music Theory
Ludwig Nussbichler lives and works in Salzburg and was appointed municipal music school director in 1997. His teaching activities at the Musikum in the city of Salzburg include composition and music theory. Since 2015 he has been teaching improvisation and composition at the Salzburg Pre-College of the Mozarteum University. As music dramaturge he has been directing and curating the festival  Aspekte since 2006.
Ludwig Nussbichler was born in 1963 and, after early instrumental training in guitar and piano, studied French at the University of Salzburg and music education, guitar and composition at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. He wrote his thesis about the  Lyric Suite  by  Alban Berg. In 1996 he attended the master class in composition at the Summer Academy of the University of Salzburg with Friedrich Cerha. Nussbichler wrote commissioned works for the ORF, Wien modern, the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra, the International Mozarteum Foundation, the Musikverein Wien, the Ensemble Kontrapunkte, the Austrian Chamber Symphony Orchestra, the Danube Festival Krems, the Hilliard Ensemble, the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg and the Duo Patricia Kopatchinskaja, among others Christopher Hinterhuber. His compositions have been performed outside of Austria in Germany, Great Britain, Russia, Japan and the USA, among others.