Paul Moosbrugger

All prize winners
First Prize
Nationality: Austrian
Instrument: Clarinet
Date of birth 2002/05/11
Promoted by EMCY, Epoche_f 2020

Paul Moosbrugger, born in 2002 in Dornbirn, Austria, received his first clarinet lessons at age 7. After several years of lessons with Martin Schelling, in 2016 he entered the “Landeskonservatorium Vorarlberg” in Feldkirch, studying with Prof. Francesco Negrini. In the Fall of 2019 he began pre-college at the “University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna” with Prof. Christoph Moser.

Paul has also gotten valuable guidance in master classes with renowned clarinetists such as Sabine Meyer, Reiner Wehle, Francois Benda, Alexander Neubauer, Johann Hindler, Christoph Zimper, Reinhard Wieser, among others.

As a soloist, he has won numerous first prizes and special awards in national and international competitions. At the local and national competition Österreichische Jugendmusikwettbewerbe prima la musica, he won the first prize several times, including a special award for earning the highest points of the entire competition. In addition, he won the EMCY Prize.

With “Trio Mélange” (oboe, clarinet, bassoon) he obtained the highest points at the local and national competition “Prima la Musica” and performed with this ensemble at the Lockenhaus Festival as well as in Oslo, Norway. With another trio of his (clarinet, violoncello, piano) he’s performed at the Musikverein in Vienna and at the Graf-Zeppelin-Haus in Friedrichshafen.

Paul is also an experienced orchestra musician, having played extensively with the Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg, the Quarta 4 Länder-Jugendphilharmonie as well as with the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz.

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


B. Betinelli, Studio da Concerto
B. Kocács, Hommage à Manuel de Falla
W. Osborne, Rhapsody
I. Stravinsky, Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo
G. Tirincanti, Clarinettologia
J. Widmann, Fantasie

With piano
L. Bassi, Rigoletto Fantasy
H. Bärmann, Adagio
J. Francaix, Theme and Variations
N. Gade, Fantasy Pieces, op. 43
C. Giacoma, Cavalleria Rusticana Fantasy
J. Horovitz, Sonatine
B. Kovács, Sholem-Alekhem, rov Feidman
W. Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes
D. Milhaud, Scaramouche, op. 165b
I. Müller, Le rêve, op. 73
C. Nielsen, Fantasy
F. Poulenc, Clarinet Sonata

Chamber music
L. V. Beethoven, Trio for Clarinet, Violoncello and Piano, op. 38
L. V. Beethoven, Octet for Woodwinds, op. 103
L. V. Beethoven, Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, op. 87
J. Brahms, Trio for Clarinet, Violoncello and Piano, op. 114
M. Bruch, Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, op. 83
P. Dubois, Trio d’Anches for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
J. Françaix, Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano
J. N. Hummel, Trio for Three Clarinets
J. N. Hummel, Octet Partita
J. Ibert, Cinq Pièces en Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
D. Milhaud, Suite d‘après corrette for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
W. A. Mozart, Divertimento No. 4, K. 439b
W. A. Mozart, Kegelstatt Trio, K. 498
W. A. Mozart, Serenade No. 12
W. A. Mozart, Gran Partita, Serenade No. 10
R. Muczynski, Trio for Clarinet, Violoncello and Piano, op. 26
S. Veress, Sonatina for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon

With orchestra
F. Cibulka, Clarinet Concerto No. 2
B. Crusell, Clarinet Concerto No. 2, op. 5
G. Donizetti, Concertino
J. Francaix, Clarinet Concerto
F. Krommer, Clarinet Concerto, op. 36
W. A. Mozart, Clarinet Concerto K. 622
G. Rossini, Introduction, Theme and Variations
L. Spohr, Clarinet Concerto No. 1, op. 26
C. Stamitz, Clarinet Concerto No. 3
C. M. von Weber, Concerto No. 1, op. 73
C. M. von Weber, Concerto No. 2, op 74


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