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Barbara Gisler-Haase

was born and raised in Vienna.

In 1983 she founded the ensemble Vienna Flautists , a group of 8 flutists from the double bass flute to the piccolo. Regular concert activity in Europe, Asia and America, recording of eight CDs for Orfeo and Discover. Concert activity and CD recordings in duo with Mika Mori, piano.

1997 foundation of the Jubal Trio Vienna with flute, violoncello and piano. Recording of CDs and active concert activity.

Barbara Gisler-Haase also collaborated on research commissions of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency for the improvement of flutes. Together with the flute maker Werner Tomasi she developed in 2009 – 10 flutes for children from the age of 5 according to the “wave line” principle. The instrument was awarded a Houska recognition prize( 2012) as well as a reddot design award (2013 ).

This new development was adopted by the company “Jupiter” and is known as “Waveline Flute“.

Barbara Gisler-Haase holds annual masterclasses for “Allegro vivo”, the “Wiener Musikseminar” the “Vienna masterclasses”, as well as seminars on didactic issues. Numerous invitations to give master classes regularly take her to many different countries.

She is also a sought-after juror at national and international competitions.

  • Studied the flute at the then University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.
  • 1973 concert diploma with unanimous distinction
  • Since 1974 teaching at the Academy of Music in Vienna, later University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
  • Since 1999 Professor of Flute at the Leonard Bernstaein Institute for Wind and Percussion Instruments at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.
  • 2002- 2015 Head of the Leonard Bernstein Institute for Wind and Percussion Instruments, concert subject
  • since October 2015 Vice Rector for Teaching, Arts and Promotion of Young Academics at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna


Barbara Gisler-Haase is the author of the flute school “Magic flute”, which consists of three volumes, and the series “Fit for the Flute”, as well as “Flute Ensemble” (Universal Edition Vienna).

  • „Magic Flute“, the flute school from the very beginning, including a CD.
    • Volume I UE 30370, new edition 2010 UE 35 301 Volume II UE 30460, new edition 2011 UE 35 302
    • Volume III UE 32360, new edition 2011 UE 35 303
  • “fit for the Flute” (in German and English)
    • Volume I Finger Technique UE 3129 volume II Sound and Intonation UE 31292
  • “fit for the band”, Doblinger Vienna
  • “mini magic flute” ,
    • “Learning How to Play the Flute for the Youngest” (Flöte lernen für die Jüngsten) volume 1 and 2, UE 33 660, UE 35270
  • Flute ensemble: volume I UE 31912
  • Flute Guide UE 30444


  • Flute Sonatas by Hummel, Dvorák, Hindemith, Martinu CamerataTokyo 30CM-393
  • Modern Flute Music by Poulenc, Martin, Roussel, Prokofiev CamerataTokyo 32CM-269
  • Jubal Trio Wien Hummel, Weber, Pierné, Martinu Camerata Tokyo 30CM-480
  • W.A. Mozart Flöten Sonaten KV 10-15 for Flauto d’amore, Violoncello und Piano Gramola 98810
  • Vienna Flautists Antonio Vivaldi Le quattro stagioniOrfeo C311931A
  • Vienna Flautists Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Zauberflötiana Orfeo C239911A
  • Vienna Flautists Flauti a la Rossini Sonate a quattro Orfeo C280921A
  • Vienna Flautists Fauré, Debussy, RahbariDiscover International DICD 920255
  • Vienna Flautists Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento K 136, KV 334 Discover International DICD 920158
  • Vienna Flautists Antonio Vivaldi Concertos Discover International DICD 920230
  • Vienna Flautists Josef Haydn Quartet in G major, Op. 76 No. 1 Quartet in D major, Op. 1 No. 3 Discover International DICD 920211
  • W. Puschnig, for the love of it, col legno WWE 30007
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