Dominik Wagner has been selected to represent Austria at Eurovision Young Musicians 2016.
Dominik beat off competition from 16 other young musicians from across Austria to win the selection process and represent Austria this September in Cologne. The jury was made up of Christoph Becher, Raimund Langner, Angelika Losek, Martin Traxl and Elke Tschaikner. Also within the top 3 were:
- Felix Gutschi
- Marianna Busslechner
The jury told ORF that:
Today showed the enormous potential of Austrian young instrumentalists. All 16 candidates impressed with their musical skill. Because of the ease of his musicianship, his talent to inspire the audience, his technical virtuosity as well as the variety of expression, and style it was the bassist Dominik Wagner who emerged as a winner of the national Trials.