Travel Choir Australia

Travel Choir Australia

Soprano

Konstantin Barta

Age: 10
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Hitzendorf
School / Study / Job
: Elementary School Pirka
Hobbies
: Model railway, Cycling, Drawing
Instrument
: Guitar
Favorite Song
: Der Nippel, All things bright and beautiful
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Great fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Summer-Camp
E-Mail: kb@kapellknaben.at

 

Levi Donauer

Age: 9
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Seiersberg-Pirka
School / Study / Job
: Private Elementary School, Congregation of Merciful Sisters, Dobl
Hobbies
: Reading, Draw dragon books, Skiing
Instrument
: Flute
Favorite Song
: Is changing constantly.
Favorite Composer
: B. Britten
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Summer-Camp (food!)
E-Mail: ld@kapellknaben.at

 

Valentin Fina

Age: 13
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Körösi, Graz
Hobbies
: Tennis, Swimming, Skiing, Climbing
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Strauss)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: many concerts, Tours
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: vf@kapellknaben.at

 

Noah Heinzl

Age: 11
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Lieboch
School / Study / Job
: High School Kepler, Graz
Hobbies
: Swimming, Skiing, Cycling, Games club
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Baba Yetu
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Because it’s fun, meeting friends
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Choir Camp, Opera Production at the Theatre at Vienna
E-Mail: nh@kapellknaben.at

 

Jakob Juffinger

Age: 9
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Private Elementary School, Congregation of St. Ursula, Graz
Hobbies
: Soccer, Program computer games
Instrument
: Dulcimer
Favorite Song
: Nearer my god, Titelsong Pirates of the Caribbean
Favorite Composer
: E. Grieg
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun, Joy, Friends
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Sommer Camp 2017
E-Mail: jj@kapellknaben.at

 

Antoine Juric

Age: 10
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Hart bei Graz
School / Study / Job
: Graz International Bilingual School
Hobbies
: Soccer, Running, Sport
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Baba Yetu; Es ist so schön, ein Musikant zu sein
Favorite Composer
: J. Williams
Reason for joining the choir
: I love to sing!
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Summer Camp
E-Mail: aj@kapellknaben.at

 

Til Kleindienst

Age: 12
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Gratwein-Straßengel
School / Study / Job
: High School, Rein
Hobbies
: Table tennis, Gymnastics
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Waltzing Matilda, Christmas Oratory
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Because I enjoy singing and I like to meet the other guys.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Sommer Camp 2017
E-Mail: tk@kapellknaben.at

 

Paul Krenn

Age: 10
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Elementary School Nibelungen, Graz
Hobbies
: Judo, Lego
Instrument
: Double Bass
Favorite Song
: Christus factus est (Bruckner)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Will come!
E-Mail: pk@kapellknaben.at

 

Paul Kronawetter

Age: 7
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Elementary School of the University for Education, Graz
Hobbies
: Skiing, Swimming, Lego
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Baba Yetu
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Wozzeck (Opera Production Theater an der Wien)
E-Mail: pkr@kapellknaben.at

 

Peter Painsi

Age: 10
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: St. Georgen an der Stiefing
School / Study / Job
: Private Elementary School, Congregation of St. Ursula, Graz
Hobbies
: Skiing, Soccer, Handball
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Baba Yetu
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun with rehearsals and friendships within the choir.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: B. Britten: St. Nicolas and rehearsals for it
E-Mail: pp@kapellknaben.at

 

Simeon Possert-Jaroschka

Age: 9
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Elementary School Jägergrund, Graz
Hobbies
: Reading, Lego
Instrument
: Trumpet
Favorite Song
: Crucifixus (Mass in b minor, Bach)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Because we are a very musical family and my brother also sings in the choir.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Sommer Camps
E-Mail: spj@kapellknaben.at

 

Oskar Rotman

Age: 8
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Private Primaray School, Franciscan nuns of the Immaculate Conception
Hobbies
: Technic
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Christus factus est (Bruckner)
Favorite Composer
: C. Debussy, A. Bruckner
Reason for joining the choir
: My two brothers are already in the choir and I like it.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: The first choir camp was so exciting because I was without mom and dad for so long.
E-Mail: or@kapellknaben.at

 

Jakob Schellauf

Age: 11
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Seebacher, Graz
Hobbies
: Soccer, Drawing
Instrument
: in preparation
Favorite Song
: Nearer, My God, to Thee
Favorite Composer
: B. Britten
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Choir trip to Ulm
E-Mail: jsch@kapellknaben.at

 

Raphael Troppko

Age: 11
Voice
: Soprano
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Carneri, Graz
Hobbies
: Tennis, Swimming
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Requiem (Mozart)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Because I have fun singing.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Trip to Ulm, looking forward to Australia
E-Mail: rt@kapellknaben.at

 

Alto

Noah Donauer

Age: 12
Voice
: Alto
Residence
: Seiersberg-Pirka
School / Study / Job
: Highschool Klusemann, Graz
Hobbies
: Reading, Skiing, Draw dragon books
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Circle of Life (Lion King)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: nd@kapellknaben.at

 

Simon Haingartner

Age: 13
Voice: Alto
Residence
: Eisbach-Rein
School / Study / Job
: High School, Rein
Hobbies
: Modelling
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Four Season – Summer (Vivaldi)
Favorite Composer
: A. Vivaldi
Reason for joining the choir
: Musical education combined with fun and community.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: sh@kapellknaben.at

 

Christoph Heinzl

Age: 13
Voice
: Alto
Residence
: Lieboch
School / Study / Job
: Secondary School, Mooskirchen
Hobbies
: Climbing, Skiing
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: I like it all!
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: To experience something, meet friends
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: chh@kapellknaben.at

 

Daniel Mörtl

Age: 12
Voice
: Alto
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Private High School, Congregation of St. Ursula, Graz
Hobbies
: Model railway, Snowboarding, Skiing
Instrument
: Oboe, Saxophone
Favorite Song
: Requiem (Mozart)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Summer-Camp
E-Mail: dm@kapellknaben.at

 

Christian Reijnders

Age: 12
Voice
: Alto
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Secondary School for Music, Graz
Hobbies
: Football, Climbing, Table Tennis, Swimming
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Symphonie Nr. IX (Beethoven)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart, L.v. Beethoven
Reason for joining the choir
: Singing, Singing, Singing
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Sommer Camp (with presentation)
E-Mail: chr@kapellknaben.at

 

Anton Rotman

Age: 11
Voice
: Alto
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Academics, Graz
Hobbies
: Drawing
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Pirates of the Caribbean, For Elise
Favorite Composer
: L.v. Beethoven, A. Vivaldi
Reason for joining the choir
: My older brother is already in the choir and I like it.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Midnight insert technician ball 2017: we sang cool songs and it was a great atmosphere. Rehearsal weekend 1 Australia: was very funny!
E-Mail: ar@kapellknaben.at

 

Christian Sauerwald

Age: 11
Voice
: Alto
Residence
: Hitzendorf
School / Study / Job
: Graz International Bilingual School
Hobbies
: Soccer, Skiing, Snowboarding, Running, Tennis, Cycling, Reading
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Christmas Oratory (Bach)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: To sing, have fun and make friends.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Rehearsal Weekend in Hitzendorf
E-Mail: chs@kapellknaben.at

 

Felix Tischler

Age: 14
Voice
: Alto
Residence
: St. Oswald bei Plankenwart
School / Study / Job
: Secondary School for Music, Gratwein
Hobbies
: Soccer, meet friends
Instrument
: Drumset
Favorite Song
: Halleluja (Händel)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Vocal development, fantastic travels, the joy of singing and great friends in the choir.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: ft@kapellknaben.at

 

Tenore

Christian Dunker

Age: 24
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Essen (Germany) / Graz
School / Study / Job
: University of Technology, Graz / Science Civil Engineering
Hobbies
: Sailing, Skiing
Instrument
: Guitar, Piano
Favorite Song
: I could never decide…
Favorite Composer
: As difficult as the favorite piece. Maybe Heinrich Schütz.
Reason for joining the choir
: Once in the boys ‚choir, always in the boys‘ choir!
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Australia-Tour 🙂
E-Mail: chd@kapellknaben.at

 

Tobias Danzer

Age: 14
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Highschool Klusemann, Graz
Hobbies
: Diving
Instrument
: Piano, Organ
Favorite Song
: Requiem (Mozart)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Singing is beautiful, I like the people there
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: td@kapellknaben.at

 

Florian Göttlich

Age: 14
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Premstätten
School / Study / Job
: Catholic High School of the Diocese, Graz
Hobbies
: Tennis, Karate
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: St. John’s Passion (Bach), Pop und Rock
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Singing is fun, you do something with friends.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: fg@kapellknaben.at

 

Sebastian Hatzi

Age: 16
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Hönigtal
School / Study / Job
: College of Agriculture and Forestry, Graz
Hobbies
: Hiking, Climbing, Swimming, Skiing
Instrument
: Trombone
Favorite Song
: Stabat Mater (Dvorak)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Singing is for me the most important balance in my life, it’s wonderfully easy to float there Favorite Choir Adventure: with the music.
E-Mail: USA Tour 2015
seh@kapellknaben.at

 

Moritz Kleinsasser

Age: 13
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Söding
School / Study / Job
: Private Secondary School, Congregation of Merciful Sisters, Dobl
Hobbies
: Dance, Jog, Soccer
Instrument
: Drumset, E-bass
Favorite Song
: Mass in b minor (Bach)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: great experiences, of course the music
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: mk@kapellknaben.at

 

Felix Klengel

Age: 20
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Civil servant, Caritas, Graz
Hobbies
: Games, Math, Music, Card tricks
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Wie liegt die Stadt so wüst (Mauersberger)
Favorite Composer
: too many to choose from
Reason for joining the choir
: Community, Friendship and music. Perfect combo.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Gogol (Opera Production Theater an der Wien)
E-Mail: fk@kapellknaben.at

 

David Krall

Age: 18
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Catholic High School Sacre Coeur, Graz
Hobbies
:
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Carmina Burana (Orff)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: make friends, travel
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Summer Camps (all)
E-Mail: dk@kapellknaben.at

 

Johannes Rauchenberger

Age: 15
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Kirchengasse, Graz
Hobbies
: Skateboarding, Skiing, Playing Videogames
Instrument
: Guitar
Favorite Song
: Gymnopédie No. 1
Favorite Composer
: E. Grieg
Reason for joining the choir
: To have fun and sing together with my friends.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: jr@kapellknaben.at

 

Armin Seidl

Age: 14
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Carneri, Graz
Hobbies
: Skiing, Cycling, Hiking, Motorsport
Instrument
: Keyboard
Favorite Song
: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Strauss)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Have fun, best friends, experience a lot
Favorite Choir Adventure
: opening ski world cup 2013
E-Mail: as@kapellknaben.at

 

Spyros Stathopoulos

Age: 16
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Körösi, Graz
Hobbies
: Fitness, Fishing, Gaming
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Nearer, My God, to Thee
Favorite Composer
: F. Schubert
Reason for joining the choir
: Fun, Discipline
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015 (Mall of America)
E-Mail: spst@kapellknaben.at

 

Thomas Winkler

Age: 17
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Hitzendorf
School / Study / Job
: High School Kepler, Graz
Hobbies
: Drawing, Japanese, Anime/Manga
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars)
Favorite Composer
: Joe Hisaishi ( 久石譲 )
Reason for joining the choir
: I enjoy singing and performing together with my friends.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Trip to the USA, because it was the first time that I was really far away from home without parents.
E-Mail: tw@kapellknaben.at

 

Leon Wissounig

Age: 15
Voice
: Tenore
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Kepler, Graz
Hobbies
: Cross-Country Skiing, Skiing
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Requiem (Mozart)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: come together with friends
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: lw@kapellknaben.at

 

Basso

Benjamin von Berg

Age: 22
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Gratwein-Straßengel
School / Study / Job
: University of Technology, Graz / Telematics
Hobbies
: Drawing, Juggling, Programming
Instrument
: Larynx
Favorite Song
: That changes a lot but currently it’s Black Angels by George Crumb.
Favorite Composer
: Reger, Schütz, Brahms and Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Singing beautiful music with people I like.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: The best thing that happened to me in choir must have been back in 2006 when I first met my best friend Florian.
E-Mail: bvb@kapellknaben.at

 

Matthias Gehwolf

Age: 16
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School for Technology, Graz
Hobbies
: Programming, Friends
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Naked (DNCE)
Favorite Composer
:
Reason for joining the choir
: Singing is fun, you do something with friends.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: mg@kapellknaben.at

 

Benedikt Krainz

Age: 20
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Seiersberg-Pirka
School / Study / Job
: Electronics Technician, Company Anton Paar, Graz
Hobbies
: Trampolining, meet friends
Instrument
: Guitar, Piano
Favorite Song
: From now on (The Greatest Showman), Happier (Ed Sheeran)
Favorite Composer
:
Reason for joining the choir
: Years of membership, Friendships in the choir, Fun
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015, Hamburg Tour 2014
E-Mail: bk@kapellknaben.at

 

Florian Lackner

Age: 22
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: University of Technology, Graz / Telematics
Hobbies
: Beach Volleyball, Programming
Instrument
: Guitar
Favorite Song
: Carmina Burana (Orff)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Music is my balance to technology. Nowhere do you meet such casual, special people.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: I met my best friend at the choir.
E-Mail: fl@kapellknaben.at

 

Julian Leonard

Age: 14
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Hausmannstätten
School / Study / Job
: High School Lichtenfels, Graz
Hobbies
: Volleyball
Instrument
: Saxophone, Guitar
Favorite Song
: Nearer, My God, to Thee
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Friends, nice hobby
Favorite Choir Adventure
:
E-Mail: jl@kapellknaben.at

 

Bernhard Lerchegger

Age: 19
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Army of Austria
Hobbies
: Orienteering, Swimming, Athletics
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: O Fortuna (Carmina Burana, Orff)
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: cool community with many friends, fun singing
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Summer Camps
E-Mail: bl@kapellknaben.at

 

Martin Pöllmann

Age: 21
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: University Graz / Jurist, Law
Hobbies
: Dancing, Volleyball, Billiards
Instrument
: Guitar, Piano
Favorite Song
: Messiah (Händel)
Favorite Composer
: Eric Whitacre
Reason for joining the choir
: Enthusiasm for music, friendships built up over years and the great feeling of singing a concert.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: Concert Trip to Athen 2006
E-Mail: mp@kapellknaben.at

 

Noah Reich

Age: 15
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Private High School, Franciscan nuns of the Immaculate Conception
Hobbies
: Natural Sciences, Digital Games
Instrument
: Viola
Favorite Song
: Lacrimosa (Requiem)
Favorite Composer
: A. Vivaldi
Reason for joining the choir
: I can develop there.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: first choir weekend
E-Mail: nr@kapellknaben.at

 

Janez Rotman

Age: 15
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Kepler, Graz
Hobbies
: Film
Instrument
:
Favorite Song
: Nearer, My God, to Thee
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: Joy of singing
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: jar@kapellknaben.at

 

Philipp Schieder

Age: 15
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Petersgasse, Graz
Hobbies
: Soccer
Instrument
: Guitar
Favorite Song
: Circle of Life (Lion King)
Favorite Composer
:
Reason for joining the choir
: Community
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: phsch@kapellknaben.at

 

Max Schüßler

Age: 16
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Klusemann, Graz
Hobbies
: Cycling
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: Requiem (Mozart)
Favorite Composer
: J.S.Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: Enjoy music, good fellowship
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: msch@kapellknaben.at

 

Jan-Fabio Siegl

Age: 13
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Secondary School for Music, Graz
Hobbies
: Longboard, Computer
Instrument
: Drum Set
Favorite Song
: Magic Flute
Favorite Composer
: W.A. Mozart
Reason for joining the choir
: I enjoy singing in the choir. I have many friends in the choir.
Favorite Choir Adventure
: USA Tour 2015
E-Mail: jfs@kapellknaben.at

 

Paul Zeyringer

Age: 18
Voice
: Basso
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: High School Academics, Graz
Hobbies
: Dance, Act, Make Films, Rugby
Instrument
: Piano
Favorite Song
: The Planets (Holst)
Favorite Composer
: G. Ligeti, E. Morricone
Reason for joining the choir
: On the one hand I love the music, on the other hand I also love the community that arises Favorite Choir Adventure: when singing. I think the choir has influenced me a lot. Both my social contacts and my CV. I think you get a lot for life, you experience a lot and can gain very good experiences. And sometimes you have a good reason for missing school lessons.
countless (opera Gogol, concert tour America, choir camp, ski world cup
E-Mail: pz@kapellknaben.at

 

Educator

Herbert Orthacker

Age: 47
Voice:
Baritone
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Business Consultant, Project Manager
Hobbies
: Ice Hockey, Swimming, Soccer
Favorite Song
: Ouverture Solennelle (P.I. Tschaikowski)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach (Christmas Oratory)
E-Mail: orthacker@kapellknaben.at

 

Director

Matthias Unterkofler

Age: 39
Voice
: Baritone
Residence
: Graz
School / Study / Job
: Director of Graz Boys Choir, Director of Churchmusic at Sacre Couer, Graz
Hobbies
: Motorbike
Instrument
: Organ, Piano
Favorite Song
: Mass in b minor (Bach)
Favorite Composer
: J.S. Bach
Reason for joining the choir
: work with young people
E-Mail: unterkofler@kapellknaben.at