Born in Austria in 1973, Erich Oskar Huetter studied with exceptional cellists such as Janos Starker at Indiana University, Ralph Kirshbaum at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and Mischa Maisky at the Accademia Chigiana Siena. 

While still a student, Erich won numerous prizes at international competitions.

He performed as a soloist under important conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Julien Salemkour and Alexei Korniekov.

As a soloist Erich Oskar Huetter performed in major concert halls including Musikverein and Konzerthaus (Vienna), Mozarteum (Salzburg), Beethoven-Haus (Bonn), Kennedy Center and Library of Congress (Washington), UN-Headquarter and Austrian Culture Forum (New York City), Gonfalone (Rom), Casino (Basel), Bukarest (Sonoro Festival), Jerusalem Music Center,  Prades (Festival Pablo Casals), Philharmonie (Berlin), Glocke (Bremen), Valencia (Philharmony), Schleswig Holstein Music Festival and Intern. Mozart Festival (Johannesburg).

Erich Oskar Huetter is founder and director of the festival “Sounding Jerusalem”, in the Old City of Jerusalem. “Sounding Jerusalem” presents an Europeen chamber music festival as well as an intercultural platform for young musicians from Palestine, Israel and Europe. 

Numerous appearances on radio and television as well as CD recordings made him known to a wider public.