The Austrian jazz pianist and composer Christian Wegscheider graduated from the Musikhochschule Graz. During a two-year stay in New York, he perfected his skills with the US jazz musician Garry Dial. In 2014 his Concerto for Jazz Trio and Orchestra was premiered by the Tyrolean Symphony Orchestra in Innsbruck. In addition to his work as a freelance musician and composer, Wegscheider has been teaching jazz piano at the Mozarteum Salzburg and the Innsbruck Music School since 2016. He is also chairman of the Ton Art Tirol association, which promotes jazz and improvised music.