Dominik Hauer - Trombones

Dominik Hauer, born in 1988 in the Weinviertel region of Lower Austria, received his first trombone lessons at the age of 9 and joined the local band shortly afterwards. During his school years, he completed preliminary studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with Prof Dietmar Küblböck, Prof Otmar Gaiswinkler and Mark Gaal.

After graduating from the Vienna Musikgymnasium in 2008, he moved to the Berlin University of the Arts to study for a Bachelor’s degree under Prof Stefan Schulz. He successfully completed his master’s degree in 2019 at the Hanover University of Music with Jonas Bylund.

During his studies in Vienna, he worked as a substitute with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Tonkünstler Orchestra. From 2008 – 2010 Dominik Hauer was a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra from 2008-2010 and from 2011-2013 an academy member of the Staatskapelle Berlin, followed by his first permanent position as an alternating trombonist at the Cottbus State Theatre in 2014, followed by further temporary positions with the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover and the Orchestra Mozart in Bologna. Since 2021, he has been a permanent substitute trombonist in the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and has a teaching position at the UDK Berlin in the class of Prof. Stefan Schulz.