Johannes Kubitschek was born in Innsbruck in 1979.
He began playing the cello at the age of five and his teachers have included Klaus Haselwanter and Michael Tomasi. In 1996 he began studying with Clemens Hagen and Heidi Litschauer at the University Mozarteum Salzburg. In 2004 he passed his diploma examination with distinction. He then went on to do a postgraduate course with Tobias Stosiek at Graz University.
He was able to broaden his musical horizons and gain further experience in master classes given by Thomas and Patrick Demenga, Antonio Meneses and Wenn-Sinn Yang.
Johannes Kubitschek enjoys playing in small ensembles, and has already performed with several European and American groups such as the Wiener Jeunesse Orchester and the European Union Youth Orchestra. He was a substitute in the Tiroler Symphonieorchester and the Mozarteumorchester in Salzburg, and also helped out the Camerata Salzburg ensemble. Since 2003 he has been a member of the Mirabellquartett Salzburg and since 2010 has played for Trio Frizzante.
He was won several prizes at the Jugend musiziert and prima la musica competitions. In 1999 and again in 2008 he won third prize at the international cello competition in Liezen.
He has worked as a cellist for the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2008.