Philip Woloch the 2014 Winner of the “Z” Award, will be coming to the U.S in august for 10 days as part of the International Music Student Exchange Program.
Let’s get to know Philip Woloch:
Philip Woloch was born on August 24th, 1999 in Mödling, Lower Austria. He began singing in the choir at Musikschule Laxenburg at the age of 5, began studying classical piano at age 7, and classical voice at age 10. In 2007, Philip joined the internationally renowned Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Children’s Choir. Since then, he has performed in numerous shows, both in Austria and abroad, including Puccini’s Il Trittico, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Haydn’s Missa Sancta Aloysii, “A Tribute to Joe Zawinul” at Festspielhaus St. Pölten, and the International Children’s Choir Competition, “Il Garda in Coro.” Since 2008, he has been cast in musical theatre and children’s opera productions including “Joseph”, “Evita”, and the title role in “Pollicino”. In 2012, Philip won 1st Prize for Vocal Excellence in the Austrian youth music competition “Prima La Musica” for Lower Austria, and then went on to win 2nd Prize at the national level. Philip loves to sing and play the piano, and composes music for films he makes with his classmates. He also enjoys swimming and skiing. He loves the music of Ed Sheeran, and is also a big Michael Jackson fan. Philip would one day like to be an opera singer, singer/songwriter, or pianist.