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Wolfgang Luckner

Head of Institute for Percussion Instruments (Faculty of Music)
Artistic Major(s): Drums

Senate Member, Institute Director


Artistic and pedagogical education

  • 1988-1994 Conservatory of the City of Vienna: Diploma in Jazz Percussion (with Walter Grassmann)
  • 1989-1990 Conservatory of the City of Vienna: 1 year classical percussion (with Prof. Ernst Theiss)
  • Private lessons with Thomas Lang, JoJo Mayer, Mark Schulmann, Cloy Petersen - Drummer`s Focus Munich (2009-2011)

Teaching & Research

  • Teacher at the JAM MUSIC LAB Private University for Jazz and Popular Music & at the Friedrich Gulda School of Music since 2012
  • Various music school activities (Laa/Thaya, Musikschulverband Staatz, Bruck/Leitha)
  • Drummer`s Focus Salzburg

Further work experience

  • „Die Seer“ (1997 to date)
  • „Dancing Stars“ Staffel 1-14 (ORF 2005 to date)
  • „Musical! - Die Show“ (ORF 2007/2008)
  • „Hollywood in Vienna“ Konzerthaus (2014, 2015, 2019)
  • „Hansi Lang – Tribute“ with Thomas Rabitsch and the Hallucination Company (Szene Wien 2015 to date)
  • „The Wiz – Der Zauberer von Oz“: Landestheater Linz / Deutsches Theater, München 2013/2014 (German premiere)
  • „The Full Monty“: Amstetten / Deutsches Theater München (2010 Prod.: Beat4Feat)
  • „Rockville“: Amstetten / Deutsches Theater München (2009 Prod.: Beat4Feat)
  • „Aida“: Amstetten (2008 Prod.: Beat4Feat)
  • "Fame": Stadttheater Klagenfurt (2004 Prod.: Beat4Feat)
  • "Resurrection" by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Co-production of Wiener Taschenoper and the Musiktheater Transparent, Antwerpen (1997: Tournee Wien - Glasgow - Antwerpen - Amsterdam).
  • "Boulevard Delirium"(with Paul Capsis): Schauspielhaus Wien (2002, Rerecording 2005)
  • "Divas- The Show must go on": Wiener Metropol (2002), with Thomas Borchert u.a.;
  • "Sag` beim Abschied...": Das Willi Forst Musical with Alfons Haider and Jessica Blume (2004)(Wiener Metropol)
  • "Strangers in the Night" with Andy Lee Lang, Andreas Steppan u.a. (Wiener Metropol)
  • "Joe & Julie": Wiener Metropol (2007)
  • "Ti Amo 1- 4": Wiener Metropol (2008 bis dato)
  • "Die Zähmung des Widerspenstigen": Wiener Metropol/ Filmhof Wein4tel
  • "Der Hofnarr": Wiener Metropol/ Filmhof Wein4tel
  • "Herz-los": Renaissance Theater, April 2005
  • „Rock my Soul“: Wiener Metropol (2020)
  • Live/Studio: „Die Wödmasta“, „Julia“, „Rüdiger“, „Starmania“, for various productions and performers