Languages: German, English, Italian, Spanish
Philipp Tutzer was born in Bolzano, where he received bassoon tuition from Claudio Alberti at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory. Having gained his Diploma there, he went on to study at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts with Stepan Turnovsky and from 2005 on he studied with Dag Jensen at the Hanover University of Music and Drama. During this period he also attended master classes directed by Klaus Thunemann and Sergio Azzolini.
Philipp Tutzer was prizewinner at the International Mozart Competition in Rovereto, the International AEOLUS Competition in Düsseldorf, the Kurt Alten Competition and in 2008 at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich.
Consequential he performed as a soloist with the Deutsche Symphonieorchester Berlin, the Kölner Kammerorchester, the Symphonic Orchestras of Düsseldorf and Nürnberg, the Münchner Kammerorchester, the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Zagreb, the „Neue Philharmonie Westfalen“, the Tonkünstlerorchester Niederösterreich and the Orquesta Sinfonica de Colombia, being guest at the Berliner Philharmonie, the Wiener Musikverein and at the Salzburger Festspielen.
Tutzer has been principal bassoonist in the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra since 2007 and worked with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Salzburg, the NDR Hamburg and the Philharmonic Orchestras of Berlin and Munich.
Since 2011 he is teaching at the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz.