Siegfried J. Koch studied at the J. Haydn Conservatory in Eisenstadt with Reinhold Ambros (Vienna Philharmonic) and at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz with Prof. Stanko Arnold. Koch is a member of Haydn Akademie Wien, Wiener Akademie, Ensemble Zeitfluss and Catkanei – Studio alte Musik Graz. He is a past member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and Camerata Salzburg, and has also performed with the Vienna Philharmonic, Orchester der Nationen, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the ensemble Le Concert de Francais and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. He is a cofounder of the period ensemble Barockorchester J.J.Fux Wien, and has become known as a specialist for the baro-que trumpet and the cornetto. CDs made together with Wiener Akademie, the Vienna Boys’ Choir and Lauda Musica (Madrid), as well as several solo recordings, round out his musical activities. Siegfried Koch currently teaches at the music school in Hartberg and at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz.