Jürgen Leitner

Date of birth: 24.06.1999 leitner_jurgen_web
Instrument: Marimba, Percussion
Nationality: Austrian

Österreichische Jugendmusikwettbewerbe Prima la Musica


1st Prize

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Jürgen Leitner began his music studies with the recorder at 5 years old. Two years later he had his first percussion lessons with Has Trenker in Grieskirchen. Since 2007, Jürgen has studied percussion at the music school in Wels (Austria) under Max Murauer.

Born: 24 June 1999

Attends the 3rd year of Vocational College of Business Administration in Wels.

First music lessons in 2004 on the recorder for 2 years.

First percussion lessons 2006-2007 privately with Hans Trenker in Grieskirchen.
Since 2007 percussion lessons at the music school in Wels with Max Murauer.


Since the school year 2008/2009:
7 x participation in the regional competition "Prima la musica", each time  with 1st prize and qualification for the national championships.
7x participation in the national competition with 1st and 2nd prizes.

2014 Participation in the competition "Musik in kleinen Gruppen" with the trio "Lucky Break".

District competition 1st prize
Regional Competition 1st prize and nomination for the national competition in South Tyrol.
In the national competition among the top 10 out of 54 groups of all ages from all over Austria, Liechtenstein and South Tyrol.
Proficiency Badge in Bronze 2011 with distinction.
Proficiency Badge in Silver 2012 with distinction.
Proficiency Badge in Gold and final exam "Audit of Art" on 19 June 2015 with distinction.

Member of the Musikverein Pollham

Concerts with:

Upper Austrian Junior Brass Band
Upper Austrian percussion orchestra
Upper Austrian Junior Drummer
Upper Austrian Youth Symphony Orchestra
State Youth Wind Band Upper Austria
String Orchestra Upper Austria



Marimba solo:
E. Sammut, Libertango
Chin Cheng Lin, Wind
K. Abe, Windsketch
P. Smadbeck, Virginia Tate
S. Diemer, Morning
P. Smadbeck, Rhythm Song
J. Psathas, One Summary

Marimba and Orchestra:
J. Hausl, Marimba Duritebe
E. Kopetzki, Three Elements

Vibraphone solo:
D. Friedman, Vienna
D. Friedman, Midnight Star

Marimba and Trombone:
M. Wright, Pair Up

Percussion Ensemble:
O. Witt, Extravaganzen
G. Gershwin, Oh Lady Be Good
A. Zaininger, Riot 1
J. Thrower, Love songs 1. When Angels will be free

Drumset, Set Up and Snare Drum solo:
L. Glassock, Motion
R. Straight, Brazilian Rondo
E. Freytag, It´s About Time


If you are interested in working with Jürgen, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.


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