Bernhard Philipp Eder, born in 1984 and raised in Vienna/Austria, has devoted his life to the arts of music from a very early age, when he began taking piano lessons and visiting classical concerts.
At the age of 15, while studying organ (with Thomas Schmögner) at the Konservatorium Wien University and attending the Musikgymnasium Wien Neustiftgasse (Neustiftgasse Music High School Vienna), he made the decision to become a composer and conductor.
After High School graduation, he spent his obligatory military service time as a pianist and arranger at the Military Music Department Vienna.
He has conducted orchestras such as the ORF Radiosymphony Orchestra Vienna, Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, Pro Arte Orchestra, Sinfonietta dell' Arte (Vienna), Klaaspärlimäng Sinfonietta (Estonia), tonzauber Studio Orchestra and Chamberorchestra Atout.
As a conductor Bernhard Eder sets a special focus on performing contemporary music, as well as in conducting and/or supervising filmmusic recording sessions.
On 18th June 2015 he had his debut with the ORF Radiosymphony Orchestra Vienna in the Golden Hall of the Wiener Musikverein, as part of his graduation in his conducting studies.
Since October 2016 Bernhard works as an assisting teacher at the composing class of Prof. Dr. Martin Lichtfuss, at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
In November 2016 he was an assistant to conductor Cornelius Meister at the ORF Radiosymphony Orchestra Vienna for the opening concert of the festival "Wien Modern".
Eder also organised & conducted his own orchestral and vocal ensemble for the recording of his first feature film score „Nostromo“ (an Austrian independent production, premiered in May 2014).