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Richard Filz

Setting out to briefly summarize Richard Filz´s biography is an impossible thing to do. All the projects this successful Austrian has already initiated, set into motion, experienced, produced and performed as a drummer, vocal percussionist, teacher and author would fill many pages. Therefore, here is Richard Filz “in a nutshell”:
- studies at Konservatorium Wien University
- more than 80 CD production
- author of 15 instructional books
- author of articles published in drum magazines and music pedagogy journals
- leader and initiator of the ensembles “Die Dorftrommler”, “Rhythm Xing” and “Richard Filz & Acoustic Instinct”
- lectureship at Landeskonservatorium Eisenstadt (Austria) and at the Universities of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Graz and Salzburg
- international lecturing activities
-concerts and tours all over the world together with: Threeo, Rick Margitza, Bob Berg, Joseph Bowie, Bob Mintzer, Kei Akagi, Erich Kleinschuster, Juci Janoska, Austrian Jazzorchester, Sigi Finkel, Richard Graf, Macheiner/Barnert/Filz, Viktor Gernot, Uwe Kröger, and many more

Prizes and Awards:
- Österreichischer Musikschulförderpreis /Austrian Music School Award (1998)
- Jeunesse Ideas Competition „Find it“ (2000)
- Cultural Award of the Land Niederösterreich (2003)
- Cultural Award of the City of Wiener Neustadt (2006)
- VDS – Media Award (2008)

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Professional Activities

Drummer, percussionist, author, teacher

Why Schlagwerk?

Schlagwerk attaches importance to quality, innovation, development and an attractive and  modern presentation – and so do I!

Favourite Instrument?

Cajon Fineline, Cajinto Roland Peil


Musical Style

World music, rock, pop, jazz, fusion


Rhythm Xing, Die Dorftrommler, Arabian Waltz, Christina Zurbrügg & Band, Richard Filz & Acoustic Instinct

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DC300 Cajonito
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CC 202 Cajinto Roland Peil Signature
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CP 604 comfort Mocca
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DC300S Cajonito Surprise
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