Gerald Wirth received his first musical training as a member of the Vienna Boys Choir and at the Anton Bruckner University
in Linz, Austria, where he studied voice, oboe and piano. In 2001, he became artistic director of the Vienna Boys Choir,
in 2013, its president.
From 1986 to 1989, Wirth was a choirmaster of the Vienna Boys Choir, in charge of one of the four touring choirs. Between
1989 and 1991, he was chorus master of the Salzburg opera house. In Canada, he held the posts of artistic director of the
Calgary Boys Choir and musical director of the Calgary Civic Symphony. Wirth has conducted choirs and orchestras all
over the world, and he can get practically anyone and anything to sing. Wirths first love is the human voice. He holds
workshops all over the world, and often works with music teachers.
Gerald Wirth has written three childrens operas, several large oratorios, masses, motets, and songs. He often gets his
inspiration from myths and philosophical texts. Wirth is convinced music has a positive influence on every aspect of a persons