Wolfgang Wehner was born on May 16, 1963 in Vienna. At 13, he had his first engagement as drummer at an evening ballroom dance
with a special police permit, as he was still underage.
From 1982-1987, Wolfgang studied jazz drums at the Conservatory of Vienna with Fred Mühlhofer.
At 20, he toured the USA for the first time.
As a member of the „Swingtime Big Band“, he received the „Best Sound of Glenn Miller Worldwide“ award on their US- tour in 1998 (Atlanta).
With the act „Jazz Gitti & Her Disco Killers“, he received 3 x gold, 2 x platinum, 1 x double platinum from 1987 – 1997,
the World Music award in 1992 in Monte Carlo for
the best selling artist in 1991 in Austria and toured through Asia and Australia.
Other professional engagements include: Wolfgang Lindner Big Band, Vereingte Bühnen Vienna Orchestra ,
Elly Wright, Hannes Kottek Quintet,Harry Stoyka Quartet, Beat4Feet and the drum chair in musicals such as:
Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Jekyll & Hyde, Elizabeth…).
His teaching credits (drums, percussion) include 7 years at the Franz Schubert Conservatory Vienna
and 3 years at the Gymnasium Ödenburger Str., 1210 Vienna.
He is the founder of „jazztrio.at“ (2013)
Since 2009 he played the HANG, and 2017 he produced as Composer & Musician his first HANG CD „Friedliche Reise nach Innen“