Manuel Schuen, born in South Tyrol, Italy. Studies in Church Music and in Organ at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. In 2009 Diploma in Church Music with distinguished success. Specialization in Choir Direction (Professor Erwin Ortner and Ingrun Fußenegger) and Voice (Professor Margit Klaushofer). In 2011 Master of Organ, passed with distinction. Post graduate studys in Organ with Professor Pier Damiano Peretti.
International concert activity.
Prizes at the International Organ Competitions “Gaetano Callido” in Borca di Cadore, Italy (2005), “Daniel Herz” in Brixen, Italy (2012), “Schnitger” in Alkmaar, Holland (2015) and “Paul Hofhaimer” in Innsbruck, Austria (2016).
From 2006 to 2017 Choirmaster of the “Unisono Chor Wien”. During the studies member of the “Arnold Schönberg Chor Wien” (Choirmaster: Erwin Ortner).
Since 2008 Organist and Director of Church Music at the historic Sieber Organ (1714) at St. Michael’s, Vienna. Founder und conductor of the “Ensemble Vox Archangeli” and the “Chorus Michaelis”.
Since October 2013 Senior lecturer at the Department of Organ,
Organ Research and Church Music of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (basso continuo, basso seguente, intavolatura, performance practice on historical organs) and repetitor in Birgid Steinbergers singing class. From October 2020 deputy head of the Department.