After studies with Prof. Patrick Jüdt at the College of Arts in Bern, where he completed a Bachelor and Master of Music Pedagogy with distinction, Swiss born Samuel Mittag commenced his study at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna in 2017 with Prof. Thomas Selditz.
Samuel Mittag has won several prizes, and was a finalist at the Swiss Young Musicians Competition. He has participated in several master classes with Prof. Mikhail Mouller, Prof. Hatto Beyerle, Prof. Patrick Jüdt, Prof. Veronika Hagen, Prof. Pauline Sachse und Prof. Thomas Selditz. He was a member of the Vienna Philharmonic Angelika Prokopp Summer Academy at the Salzburg Festival in 2018 and 2019. He has received scholarships from the Friedl Wald Foundation and the Lyra Foundation.
In addition, Samuel Mittag has garnered artistic experience in prominent orchestras such as the Sinfonietta Schaffhausen, Camerata Schweiz and Bern Symphony Orchestra.