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He is a musician originaly from Tyrol, Austria. After 5 years of studies in perccussion at The Innsbruck Conservatory (Aut), He did the "Dante Agostini" formation at Münich for another 5 years. Under the mentorship of Cloy Petersen, directeur of "drummers focus", one of the most saught out coaches for drummers in Germany. Al, has played with a great number of Rock and Jazz bands in Austria, while teaching the drums and directing percussion ensembles and wining several championships.
He arrives in Geneva in 1987, where he founds Drums & Percussion Center in 1988, and teaches using his own methods. He has formed several school professors asuring their continuous formation.
His school finds succes quickly, based on his methods both easy-going and technique that will stand the test of time. Many talented drummers you’ll see on stage as well as music professors have taken and followed his methods.
Al Widmoser is also well known for his public présentations with hes students. (50 drum kits in front of the "Grand Thèatre" or 100 drum kits at the "Parc des Bastions") Spectacles that have shown his creativity, and his quality as a teacher and director.
He is also the creator of original and breathtaking spectacles that combine percussion, street theater, dance, and song, in particular with his group Zhorn.
his motto : « Rhythm is life » of course!
Born in Guatemala in 1985, his first introduction into music started at age four with classical piano lessons which he continued for twelve years. At 14 he started playing his father’s guitar for fun, and he started composing music of his own.
Driven by the need to record his own music he starts delving into the world of sound engineering at the age of 17.
At age 18 he began drum and guitar lessons at Poliritmos academy. After finishing school he studied audio engineering at Galileo University, Guatemala.
His knowledge of piano, guitar, drums, and audio, led him to record, produce, arrange, and play for several artists and bands as well as his own bands Mofongo and A Ver A Cristo. With Mofongo and A Ver A Cristo. The bands have played in several countries in latin américa.
He arrived in Geneva in 2011 and currently teaches drums, guitar, and piano.
He is currently in charge of the studio at Drum where he works as a sound engineer, producer, and arranger. He has experience in many musical styles which range from Classical music to more contemporary styles such as Latin, Funk, Blues, and Rock.