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Stefan Obmann, born 1988 in St. Veit an der Glan (Carinthia), began his musical education at the age of five years at the Music School of Althofen.
He studied at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien with Dietmar Küblböck (Wiener Philharmoniker) and Mark Gaal (Wiener Philharmoniker). In 2006 he won the Anton Bruckner Competition of the Wiener Symphoniker in the category "Best Young Trombonist". He is also a prizewinner of the competition Gradus ad Parnassum 2011.
He played as a guest with renowned orchestras like the Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Staatskapelle Berlin, Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Tonkünstlerorchester Niederösterreich, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, and at the Oper Frankfurt, Volksoper Wien and Wiener Staatsoper and with ensembles like phil Blech Wien and Federspiel.
Stefan Obmann is also ensemble manager for the trombone quartet Trombone Attraction and the Vienna Brass Connection.
In addition to various teaching activities, a lectureship at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien and numerous concerts with various ensembles such as Trombone Attraction, the Vienna Brass Connection and orchestras such as the Wiener KammerOrchester, contemporary music is one of the main focuses of his artistic work. He is not only a permanent member of the Ensemble Wiener Collage, but also a welcome guest of Klangforum Wien, Schallfeld Ensemble Graz and the Ensemble Phace.