After brilliant oboe studies at the HEMU in Lausanne, Fabrice Umiglia pursued an outstanding career as an oboist, becoming substitute soloist with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester in 1997. As a musician, he has played with numerous orchestras on 4 continents and worked with the most renowned soloists. In 2017 he switched to orchestra management and has since worked with orchestras such as Camerata Schweiz, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich and Festival Strings Lucerne. At the same time, he continues his teaching activities. His students regularly win awards at regional and national level. He joined the Swiss Orchestra team in January 2024.
Project Manager & Dramaturge
Andreas Baumgartner has been working for the Swiss Orchestra as project manager and dramaturge since 2021. After studying musicology, German literature and philosophy in Giessen and Freiburg im Breisgau, he is currently completing his doctorate at the Institute of Musicology at the University of Basel, where he is also a lecturer. From 2019 to 2020 Andreas Baumgartner was Managing Director of the Ensemble-Akademie Baden-Württemberg in Freiburg, a joint institution of the ensemble recherche and the Freiburger Barockorchester.
Orchestra Office & Dramaturgy, Swiss Orchestra Society & Ticketing
Lukas Nussbaumer has been part of the Swiss Orchestra team since July 2022, supporting in the areas orchestra office and dramaturgy and since November 2023 as the person responsible for the support of the Swiss Orchestra Society and ticketing. He studied Musicology and History at the University of Basel and is currently doing research on the influence of pop music into the contemporary music scene of the German speaking part of Europe. As a freelance journalist, he regularly writes concert reviews and musician portraits for daily newspapers as well as specialized magazines.