Artistic & Organisational Direction
Since 2018, our ensemble has been led by an Artistic & Organisational Direction team which includes Margit Schoberleitner, Maiken Beer, and Daniel Riegler.
Daniel Riegler works as a freelance trombonist and and dramaturg of 20th and 21st century music, and as a composer. He is the founder of Studio Dan and co-founder of the artist platform JazzWerkstatt Wien. He has worked with George Lewis, Vinko Globokar, Elliott Sharp, Michel Doneda, the Klangforum Wien, the Ensemble die reihe, the NDR Bigband, the SWR, the ensemble for new music zurich, as well as with a.o. Elektro Guzzi, koenigleopold and Dorian Concept.
Maiken Beer, born in 1977 in Vienna, is a freelance cellist for classical, contemporary, and improvised music. She is the founder of the duo “celloduoburghardbeer” and a member of the Black Page Orchestra. She has also worked with, among many others, Clemens Wenger, Matthias Kranebitter, Julia Purgina, Mirela Ivičević, the JazzWerkstatt Vienna, Neue Oper Wien, snim, Ensemble szene instrumental, Janus Ensemble, and Ensemble Reconsil.
Margit Schoberleitner has been the solo tympanist with the Tonkünstler Orchestra of Lower Austria since 2009. She is also a regular guest performer with the Vienna Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony, the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna, and the Vienna State Opera. She also performs with the Tonkünstler Jazz Ensemble and is a founding member of Studio Dan.