Wolfgang Höllerer was born in Zell am See / Salzburg (Austria) in 1976. He started playing drums at the age of 8 years.
Because he crashed some cooking plates, his parents decided to buy a really drumkit! Since that time he tries to play all kind of music he is able to find.
At the age of 12 he got drum and piano lessons with his first teacher Hans Groza. 2 years later his teacher brought him into his BigBand and some concerts followed. Beside Wolfgang was asked to play in a funk-rock band and so he had the chance to work with 2 bands.
After a short trip into office business, he split and left his hometown Saalfelden to study drums at the „American Institute of Music“ in Vienna. Teachers: Jeff Boudreaux and Bruce Becker, where he received his diploma. (1993-1994).
Then he moved to germany and was teaching at the modern music school ostbayern and the private musicteacher institute regensburg and played a lot of concerts and did studiowork in all styles.
1997-2003 he studied at the anton bruckner conservatory linz (austria), jazz and popular music, where he received his bachelor diploma. Teachers: Jeff Boudreaux, Doug Hammond.
After finishing the study he moved back to Saalfelden. Since 2001 Wolfgang is teaching at the „Musikum Salzburg“ (school for music, dance and theatre in Zell am See).

He had lessons and masterclasses with:

Jojo Mayer, Deen Castronovo, Steve Smith, Shean Rickman, Billy Heart, Dave Weckl, Dom Fomularo…


1999-2005 at the harmony music school in Andorra (summer school of music & dance) and in schools all over Germay, Austria, Spain...

During the time he was on tour with all kind of artists at Spain, Germany, Austria, Greece, Switzerland....

Since 1994 he played/toured and recorded with bands/artists like:

„Austrian Connection“(Jazz/Latin/Fusion), „ Musikum BigBand“ (Jazz/Folk/Funk) „No More Fish“ (Rock/Underground), „Raida Gang“ (Chanson), „Unterland“ (Crossover/Folkmusic), „Bagage“ (Pop/Rock), „Matt Burke“ (Pop/Folk), Lisa Wahlandt“ (all kind of music), „Rudi Wilfer“ (Jazz) „Syndicate“ (Rock/Pop-Cover),
„Hubert von Goisern“ (Rock/Pop/Folkmusic/Experimental), „Zabine“ / ex.Hubert von Goisern ( Rock/Pop/Experimental), „So What“ (Jazz/Fusion/Latin/Rock), „t.ü f.“ (Pop), „Rappelkiste“ (Funk/Pop), „Quattro Formaggi“ ( Pop/Rock/Country/Jazz/Latin),

Beside he is also a sideman for all kind of projects. He made also theatre and musical work with “Kulturmobil“ (Theatre.), „Musical Ensemble“ – Miss Saigon (Musical) and appeared at BR, ORF, VIVA, ATV (Andorra TV) etc.