Salzburger Echo Brings the Alps to their audiences, playing Old World and contemporary folk music from the alpine regions of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. They continue to amaze audiences with their twelve-foot alphorns, Swiss cowbells, and harmony yodeling. Together since 1992, Salzburger Echo has played many venues and festivals throughout the United States and Europe. They are one of the most sought after Alpine bands in the nation. Festivals such as Oktoberfest (Mt. Angel, Oregon); Snowbird's Annual Oktoberfest (Snowbird, Utah); Las Vegas Oktoberfest at the Historic 5th Street School (Las Vegas, Nevada); Ruidoso Oktoberfest (Ruidoso, New Mexico); and Oktoberfest at Snake River Brewing (Jackson Hole, Wyoming) invite Salzburger Echo to perform year after year because of their high-energy showmanship, their outsatnding musicianship, and their cunning wit.
Salzburger Echo also delivers an engaging educational program for grades K-12 and is certified by ARTS inc. (formerly Young Audiences Inc. of Utah). From backyard parties to live TV and radio performances in Europe, and practically every venue between; Salzburger Echo is the perfect group for all of your festival, party, and concert needs. Gunther Zellinger, accordion instructor and official representative of Hof, Germany was stunned by the musicianship and outright flair of the 2000 Hof Germanfest in Ogden, Utah. He stated: "You know, in Germany there are some 3,500 accordion orchestras, and I tell you, these Salzburger Echo guys are right up there with the best of them".
Salzburger Echo has released nine albums during their time as a performing group. Our first four albums; In The Rockies, Alpine Tour, Pasteurized and Lost In Bavaria feature a great mix of Classic Oktoberfest songs and traditional alpine music. Our fifth album The Alphorns Of Salzburger Echo has mix of classic and new-age alphorn music. Our sixth album Cornucopia is a traditional alphorn album featuring songs from Europe and America. The Wurst of Salzburger Echo is our seventh album, and has 26 of our favorite tracks from the band's first five albums. Our eighth album Yodelology 101 showcases our own arrangements of some of the most popular yodeling songs from the entire alpine region. Our newest release Prairie Song is a brand new take on the alphorn that shows the versatility of this ancient instrument. Prairie Song features brand new compositions and arrangements for the alphorn, and even has several tracks that include orchestral instruments to compliment the alphorns beautiful tone.
To listen to Salzburger Echo's music, you can follow the SoundCloud link in the sidebar. If you would like to purchase our music, you can find us on iTunes, CD Baby, and other online retailers. You can also purchase Salzburger Echo albums directly from us at one of our live performances, or by contacting us through this website.