// Christian Poitinger | *1987 in Grieskirchen | first trombone lessons at the age of 12 | 2001-2008: studies at the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz with Friedrich Loimayr | studies with Johann Ströcker (Wiener Philharmoniker) at the Kunstuniversität Graz/Oberschützen | 2006: winner of the Anton Bruckner competition of the Wiener Symphoniker in the category „best bass trombone player“ | 2006: fixed-term contract as 2nd/3rd trombone at the Wiener Volksoper | since 2007: bass trombone at the Wiener Volksoper | 2009: winner of the international Edward Kleinhammer Basstrombone Competition | plays regularly with renowned orchestras (Wiener Kammerorchester, Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bruckner Orchester Linz, Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Wiener Symphoniker, Tonkünstlerorchester Niederösterreich) | member of the trombone quartet Trombone Attraction //

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