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Wolfgang Zamastil

Born in Salzburg/Austria in 1981 Wolfgang Zamastil at first studied
the Violoncello at the local university 'Mozarteum', moved after his
high scool diploma to Berlin in 2000 and continued his studies at the
Berlin Universities HfM and UdK up to diploma, graduated as master.
Always being interested in contemporary music of any field he
founded his own ensemble 'continuum' in 2000, starting with his
own extended compositions in the field of tango nuevo and developing
it to a more specialized modern music concept. Since 2000 he produced
four Albums with Continuum playing his music. 2005 he achieved a one
year scholarship by 'Ensemble Modern' (as a performer) and is being
invited for several projects by this Ensemble continously since then
aswell as by the Ensemble Intercontemporain (Paris). In the same year
he played his Solo - debut in Salzburg (Shostakovich 1st Cello Concerto).
Zamastil composed music to several films, pieces for theater and dance
and performed in Europe and USA. He published lots of literature for
children and young musicians and worked as a performer with
personalities such as H. Lachenmann, P. Boulez or H. Birtwhistle.
2007 he founded the Indie-Rockband 'Lab of the Halo' together with
the composer Sagardia. An Album is being produced. Furthermore
he has been invited by several Bands and Songwriters to play or
arrange their music, such as Oren Lavie.