Christian Karacsonyi, Prof.




  • 1969: first lessons in bassoon with Prof. Rudolf Frodl at the Graz Conservatory
  • 1970-1979: University of Music and the Performing Arts in Graz with Prof. Frodl
  • 1979: diploma in bassoon performance
  • 1974-1979: numerous summer courses in Germany and Austria
  • 1981-1983: study with Prof. Milan Turkovic in Salzburg
  • 1983-1985: study with Prof. Dietmar Zeman in Vienna

Pedagogical Experience:

  • Since 1995: bassoon studio at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory Eisenstadt

Artistic Experience:

  • Since 1978: first bassoonist of the Tonkünstler Orchestra Niederösterreich
  • Substitute in all major orchestras in Vienna
  • Soloist with the Tonkünstler Orchestra and the Vienna Mozart Orchestra
  • 2001: Founder of the chamber music ensemble “Vienna Mozart Akademie”