Master of Arts in Recording & Music Production | Edwin Pfanzagl
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Dr. Eng. Erwin Pfanzagl

Current professional activity

Head of Sound and Acoustics department at the Salzburg Festival of classical music in Austria since 2001. (Freelance sound-engineer for the Festival during the summer seasons since 1993)


Lecturer for “Sound reinforcement Technology” at the University of Applied Sciences, Salzburg (Fachhochschule Salzburg; since 2010

Academic Record

Studies in information technology and electronics engineering at the TGM (“Technologisches Gewerbe Museum”, now “Technikum Vienna”) in Vienna 1987-1988; (equivalent of ) BEng. awarded in autumn 1988.


Studies in Sound-Engineering at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna from 1989-1991
Tonmeister-degree awarded in 1991.


“Master of Arts in Audio Production” studies at the University of Westminster, London 1999-2000.
M.A. awarded in October 2000.


Doctoral studies at the KUG – University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz (Austria) from 2003-2011.
PhD awarded in July 2011 (in the field of musical acoustics and psychoacoustics).
Title of thesis: “Signal Correlation and Spatial Impression in Stereo- and 5.1 Surround-Recordings”.