The orchestra

Members of the orchestra are regularly representing Austria at big festivals and competitions in Europe (Tauriska Festival, SalzART Festival, Schladming – Austria, Valencia – Spain, Rastede and Munic, Germany).

There are currently about 30 musicians belonging to the Austria Festival Symphony Orchestra.

Furthermore, the concertmaster, solists and some members of the orchestra studies at the university Mozarteum in Salzburg, at the university for music and play in Vienna, at the music academy in Innsbruck and at other universities in Europe. They get their education from famous professors of the Vienna Philharmonic, Mozarteum Orchestra and the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra. A few members made additional an education as director, conductor, of music and conducts their own or other orchestras in Austria.

The home of Austrian Festival Orchestra is the world-famous town Oberndorf, Salzburg. In 1819 there was written the well-known Christmas song “Still night, Holy night” from Franz Xaver Gruber. On December 24, guests of all over the world meet there at the chapel Stille-Nacht in Oberndorf.

The first formation was the Austria Festival Orchestra.


BRASS OberpinzgauEröffnung
Leichte Kavallerie, OuvertüreFranz von Suppe
Tanzen möchte ich – Die CzárdásfürstinEmerich Kalman
Concert Etüde, Trompeten-SoloAlexander Goedicke
My WayP. Anka & F. Sinatra
Ich hab getanzt heut NachtF. Loewe
Bohemian Rhapsody, Saxophon-SoloFreddie Mercury
The Typewriter – Solo für SchreibmaschineLeroy Anderson
Gonna fly now – Thema aus ROCKYBill Conti
Granada – Tenor ArieAugustin Lara
BanjoManu – Banjo-SoloManuel Stocks
One Moment in time – Whitney HoustonA. Hammond & J. Bettis
Klarifinger’s – Solo für 3 KlarinettenDavid Lehner
Feuerfest – Polka fran¸caiseJohann Strauss
Gefangenenchor – Oper NabuccoGiuseppe Verdi
Dancing QueenABBA