Simon Wildauer was born in Schwaz in Tyrol in 1992 and grew up in the Zillertal.
At the age of seven he was given his first lessons in the baritone by his father Roland Wildauer. Later he took lessons in the baritone and trombone at the Zillertal regional music school. In his youth he scored numerous successes at both regional and national level in competitions such as “Prima la Musica” and “Spiel in kleinen Gruppen”.
From 2006 he attended the music high school in Innsbruck and studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, taking the foundation course in the trombone held by Norbert Salvenmoser. Since 2009 Simon Wildauer has been studying trombone at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Dietmar Küblböck and Mark Gaal. He attended master classes given by Dany Bonvin, Carsten Svanberg, Otmar Gaiswinkler, Uwe Füssl, Weston Sprott and Leonhard Paul, among others.
He has played as a substitute with the Tiroler Symphonieorchester, the Vienna Volksoper, the Vienna State Opera, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Vienna Philharmonic. He attended numerous orchestra courses, most notably with the Junge Philharmonie Wien, the European Union Youth Orchestra and the Wiener Jeunesse Orchester. He was also an academy member of the Vienna Philharmonic and at the Salzburg Festival. Besides his work in various folk music ensembles and brass ensembles such as Brass Connection Tirol, the Brass Band Fröschl Hall and the Posaunenquartett Zillertal he also played the bass trombone with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Salonorchester Alt Wien, the Original Strauss Capelle Wien and the orchestra of the Vienna State Opera Ball.
During the 2016/17 school year he taught baritone and trombone at the music school in Bruck an der Leitha. He has also taught in various workshops and courses.
Since 2016 Simon Wildauer has worked as a bass trombonist for the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra.