Philipp Tutzer learned to play the bassoon with Prof. Claudio Alberti at the Conservatory in his hometown of Bolzano. He continued his studies with Prof. Stepan Turnovsky in Vienna and Prof. Dag Jensen in Hanover. During his education he obtained important impulses as a member of the renowned youth orchestras EUYO and GMJO, as well as in master classes with Klaus Thunemann and Sergio Azzolini.
He won prizes at competitions such as the "AEOLUS" in Düsseldorf, the "AUDI MOZART" in Rovereto, the "KURT ALTEN" in Hanover and above all at the ARD Competition 2008 in Munich, which led to engagements as a soloist, among others at the Berlin Philharmonic, the Salzburg Festival and the Vienna Musikverein.
Since 2007 Philipp Tutzer has been principal bassoonist in the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg and has made guest appearances with the Munich Philharmonic, the Camerata Salzburg, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonisch Orkest, the NDR Hamburg and the Berlin Philharmonic.
Philipp Tutzer teaches at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz and regularly gives master classes, such as at the Mozarteum Salzburg Summer Academy.