Philipp Scheucher was born in Graz (Austria) in 1993. At the age of five his musical studies began at first at a local music school and soon his extraordinary musical talent lead him to Maria Zgubic at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. Since 2008 he is there student of Markus Schirmer, with whom he performed already as a twelve-year-old at the “Wiener Musikverein”. In June 2015 he was awarded his second bachelor (first in 2014) diploma with unanimous distinction.After his first success at youth piano competitions – for example he won the Austrian competition "Prima La Musica" five times – several other prizes followed: He is multiple award winner of the international Munich piano competition "Münchner Klavierpodium". In May 2010 he achieved to be absolute winner of the international competition "Zlatko Grgošević" in Zagreb/Croatia and in addition, he won the first prize at the international piano competition "Ricard Viñes" in Lleida/Spain in the same year.
„His incredible stage presence and his crisp, lively
sound of his interpretations set new standards“
In 2014 he had his breakthrough at the International Music Competition in Cologne/Germany and was described as following by the WDR (German Broadcast): “His incredible stage presence and his crisp, lively sound of his interpretations set new standards.”