Hansjörg Angerer, Prof.

Professor in Horn
Principal Conductor of the Bläserphilharmonie
Head of Department Brass, Wind and Percussion Studies

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg


Professor of French horn at the Salzburg Mozarteum University and at the Nuremberg University of Music. Plays the French horn and natural horn as a soloist and in chamber ensembles. Principal conductor of the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg.


Hansjörg Angerer was born in 1955 in Rattenberg (Tyrol). He studied French horn with Erich Giuliani in Innsbruck and with Josef Mayr and Michael Höltzel at the Mozarteum Salzburg. He also studied repertoire under Hermann Baumann and conducting under Edgar Seipenbusch.


From 1976 to 1981 Hansjörg Angerer played French horn in the Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra, he later took over the horn classes at the conservatories of Tyrol and Vorarlberg. Angerer has been professor of French horn at the Salzburg Mozarteum University since 1988 and additionally, in 2000, he was appointed professor at the University of Music in Nuremberg.

He has played as a guest with various orchestras, for instance, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bavarian State Orchestra Munich, the Camerata Salzburg and performs as a soloist and chamber musician on the valve horn and the natural horn. He gives concerts with Austrian and foreign orchestras and ensembles.


He has participated as a soloist and lecturer at international horn symposiums in Vienna, Manchester, Munich, Detmold, Lahti and in the international master seminar March Music Days in Ruse, Bulgaria. He also teaches at the Mozarteum International Summer Academy in Salzburg.


A number of contemporary composers (Paul Angerer, Eduard Demetz, Helmut Eder, Paul Engel, Paul Walter Fürst, Fritz Köll, Ernst Ludwig Leitner, Bernhard Krol, Hermann Regner, Werner Pirchner, Kurt Schwertsik) have written for Angerer.