Hermann Palluber was born in Innsbruck, Austria in 1967. He began piano and trombone lessons when he was 10 and went on to study conducting and piano at the Vienna Conservatoire and then music education at the Mozarteum in Salzburg/Innsbruck. He also studied Classical Philology (Latin) at the University of Innsbruck and is a graduate of the Academy of Music Nuremberg-Augsburg, where he majored in wind orchestra management and instrumentation. He has also taken composition tuition from Franco Cesarini (Music Academy in Zurich) and Richard Heller (Music Academy in Augsburgeveral years as a lecturer at the Pedagogical University Tirol and as a secondary school teacher of music and Latin in Innsbruck and Telfs, Pallhuber’s career is now focused on the Austrian wind band community, as conductor, composer and arranger, and on choral music (since 1999 he has directed the church choir Telfs).
He is a busy and award-winning conductor of wind orchestras in the Tyrol and Alto Adige, including the Tyrolean Sate Youth Wind Orchestra. In 2003 he founded the Symphonic Wind Orchestra Innsbruck and in 2007 was appointed the Chief Conductor of the Tyrolean band music association.
Pallhuber‘s commissions have included Oenipons for the City Band, Wilten (2003), Christus, an oratorio for Passion plays Thiersee (2005), King Laurins Rose Garden for the Tyrolean Blasmusikverband (2005), Festive Dances, a second commission from City Band, Wilten (2007), a commission from Bürgermusik Götzis (Österreich) commissioned work for the Austrian National Competition (2008) and a commission from Brass Connection Tyrol (2008).
Hermann Pallhuber also works as a radio presenter and producer of choral, folk and wind band music for the Austrian broadcasting company ORF.