1955 born in Vienna, University of Music
and Dramatic Arts, Vienna (guitar
with Luise Walker)
and University of Music and Dramatic Arts "Mozarteum", Salzburg (composition with Helmut Eder)and musicology at the Universities Vienna and Mozarteum Salzburg. He received his PhD from the University Mozarteum Salzburg.
1986 Workshop Choir-Composition Vienna, Int.Workshop for Composers in Salzburg (Boguslaw Schaeffer),
Int.Summer Academy Salzburg. Grants of Salzburger Landesregierung and Niederösterreichische
2000-02 participation at ISMEAM/Int. Summer Meeting for Electroacoustic Music in Sárvár/Hungary
2003 grant of the state of Austria for composition/Staatsstipendium für Komposition
2004 stay in India and residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts/USA,
grant of Salzburger Landesregierung for two projects dahoam! and Störfelder
Compositions commissioned by (among others) Austrian Broadcasting CorporationORF, International "Mozarteum"
Foundation, Austrian Ensemble for New Music, Arbos,Ensemble Kreativ, Ensemble On Line Vienna, Vienna Recorder
Ensemble, Duo Gitolino,International
Lives in Vienna and Salzburg.
Wolfgang Seierl is equally active as an artist, musician and composer.