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Clemens Hofer

Artistic Major(s): Trombone

Artistic or pedagogical education

  • 1999 - 2004 Diploma studies and IGP Konservatorium der Stadt Wien with Georg Rühl and Bobby Dodge Graduation: Diplom Ko Konzertfach and IGP
  • 2003 - 2005 Jazz Trombone University of Music and Performing Arts Graz with Prof. Ed Neumeister
  • Graduation: Bakkalaureus
  • 2010 - 2011 Master studies at the MUK, Vienna with Johannes Herrlich
  • Degree: Master of Arts
  • Further lessons with: Bo Nilsson, Stefan Schulz, Hal Crook, Adrian Mears, Elliot Mason, Robert Bachner and others.

Teaching & research

  • Teacher at the JAM MUSIC LAB Private University for Jazz and Popular Music & at Friedrich Gulda School of Music Wien since 2016.
  • Lecturer in the Youth Jazz Orchestra of Lower Austria
  • Junior work in the field of big band, leading and supervising the trombone register since 2015


CD - Productions as a sideman

  • GHO Orchestra „Hermannology“ – Sessionwork Records
  • Christoph Cech JazzOrchestraProject (CCJOP) „Titan“ and „Blue“ - Mamota Rec.
  • Studio - Overdubs conducted by Adrian Mears
  • Freedom Warriors feat. Hubert Tubbs/ Sister Sonic – Bigbaba Records
  • Tiger Lillies „Woyzeck & the Tiger Lillies“ – Homebase Records Fatima Spar & Freedom Fries „Zirzop“ – Geco
  • Andy Lee Lang & Marco Zarello BigBand „Very Best of Las Vegas 1&2“
  • Dunkelbunt „Raindrops and Elephants“ – Piranha
  • Natty King „Born to be free“ – DHF Records
  • Garish „Absender auf Achse“ – Pate Records
  • Adam Project „Camilo“ – Adam Records
  • Waldeck „Gran Paradiso“ – Dopenoir
  • Waldeck „Atlantic Ballroom“ - Dopenoir ...

own CD production

  • 2009 Clemens Hofer Trio - "Into the light" at ATS- Records, Upper Austria
  • 2015 TrioBoot - "Comfort Zone" at Jive Records, Vienna

Further work experience

  • since 2000 engagements in various theater productions, music projects of all styles all over Europe
  • since September 2008 Orchestra of the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien
  • various temporary contracts
  • Elisabeth, Don Camillo, The Producers, Fendrich - I am from Austria, a.o.
  • 2011 Woyzeck and the Tiger Lillies
  • productions Vereinigte Bühnen Wien, brass band, musical direction Christian Kolonovits; with Ben Becker
  • Sept. 2012 - Theater in der Josefstadt, Vienna; commissioned composition for "Kasimir and Karoline" by Ödon v. Horvath,
  • musical director and musician
  • Sept. 2013 to 2016: engagement in the; conducted by Roman Schwaller productions with Bill Holman, Jim Mc Neely, Bob Mintzer, Matthias Rüegg