Received his first music lessons at the age of 6 including recorder & trumpet,drums. He studied classical Percussion at the Music University of Graz/Austria.Further on he studied Jazzvibraphone & Jazztheory at the Berklee Summercollege of Music in Perugia / Italy.1989 he became Principal Percussionist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.2000 composes the music to the ballet " Caravaggio" with Tunakan & Pulsinger for the Volksoper Wien.2004 premieres an original composition at the opera in Cairo „Dis-sonata Concordata" for 2 percussion players and 2 pianos with Ferhan & Ferzan Önder .2006 Austrian premiere of "marimbavibe" a piece for marimba/vibraphone & stringquartet composed by the Austrian free jazz trumpetplayer & composer legend Michael Mantler.2007 Project at the KAZ Bregenz with the Trio "Gaze“ feat.french vocalist Alice Daquet.In 2009 he gave a Percussion Masterclass at the“ Bunri University“ in Tokushima (Japan).
Since 2014 he teaches at the Jam Music Lab Vienna,Premieres his "concerto for marimba & strings" as a composer as well as a soloist at the topkapi palace in istanbul turkey with a division of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.Collaboration with the japanese Rock Band „Quruli“ .Tours with singer Lana Cencic aka „Lanais“ through Germany,Austria,Slovenia& Switzerland. Premieres his Composition "Der Schlag des Schmetterlingflügels" for the wiener kammerduo at the wiener musikverein/brahmssaal.Recordes "Descartes" with Paul Gulda for the vienna art orchestra Record called "European Visionaries".Besides he played with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna,Mahler Chamber Orchestra,Super World Orchestra,Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunk Tapiola Sinfonietta(Finnland) ,Philharmonie Konstanz (Germany),Beat Furrer, Friedrich Cerha,Ensemble „Die Reihe“,Heiner Goebbels,Vienna Art Orchestra,Klangforum Wien(A),Sinshi Tanimura (Japan),Fujiko hemming (Japan),Ensemble des 20.Jahrhunderts (A),Ensemble Die Reihe (A),Natalie Cole, Joe Zawinul,Idris Muhamad,Lalo Schifrin, Diana Ross, Placido Domingo,José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti,Diane Warwick, Wayne Horvitz, Patrick Pulsinger,Kruder& Piano Duo Gröbner&TriskoDorfmeister,Quruli,Franz Hautzinger,Vienna Art Orchestra,Gilbert Becauld,Charles Aznavour,Christian Kolonovits,Igudesman & Joo,Renato Chicco,Robert Jukic, Christian Havel,Johannes Enders,Adrian Mears,Andy Middleton,Christian Salfellner,Jure Pukl,Daniel Nösig,Ingrid Jensen,Laurinho Bandeira,Dobrek Bistro,Jure Pukl,Adam Rapa,Fatima Spar,Louis Ribeiro,Mario Gonzi,Oliver Kent,Claire Dolby,John Arman, El Madrid de los Austria,Gerd Hermann Ortler,Cloud Tissa,Marci Nyman(Finnland),Walt Weiskopf,Brandenburgisches Philharmonisches Orchester,Juan Garcia Herreros,Daniel Mesquita,Melissa Coleman,jani moder,marko crncec, ...
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Very interesting and very modern vibraphone trio around Flip Philipp with some electronic journeys. (Lorenz Raab, a.o)
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One big step more into international acceptance for Flip Philipp. Great vibraphone playing and composing, brilliant musicians out of the Vienna Art Orchestra.
(Lorenz Raab, Georg Breinschmid, Christian Salfellner..)