Reinhard Wieser studied with Prof. Alfred Prinz of the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra. He won the position of Principal Clarinet of the Vienna Symphony
Orchestra at the age of nineteen.
Additionally to his career in the orchestra, he holds a good reputation as a
soloist. This features such renowned conductors as Adam Fischer, Claus Peter
Flor, Fabio Luisi (the past Principal Conductor of the VSO), Johannes Wildner,
Miguel Á. Gómez Martínez, Oleg Caetani, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Bertrand
de Billy, Yakov Kreizberg and Georges Pretre.
Besides this, Reinhard Wieser plays chamber music with the Wiener
Kammermusiker, the Johann Strauss Ensemble of the Vienna Symphony
Orchestra and other renowned artists, such as Renaud Capucon and Philippe
Jordan, the current chief conductor of the VSO. He has recorded „Theme and
Variations for Clarinet and Strings“ by Jean Francaix for Camerata Tokyo with
his colleagues of the Wiener Concert Verein.
Since 1996 Reinhard Wieser heads his studio in the Music and Arts University
of the City of Vienna (MUK). He has hosted numerous master classes in
Austria, Germany, Spain, Malta, Venezuela, Japan and the USA (Bloomington Jacobs School of Music and University of Michigan).