Since 2016 Christian Schüller works as artistic director of the KreisSymphonie-Orchester Saarlouis which steady improves its skills and develops a broad concert repertoire. 2017 he had his opera debut with The Rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten. In the same year he recorded Britten’s late work Phaedra for Saarländischer Rundfunk. In 2019 he led Coraline a contemporary opera by Mark-Anthony Turnage at Saarländisches Staatstheater and in 2021 he conducted three world premieres at Deutsche Oper Berlin. From 2021 he has a strong collabortion with the University of Music Hanns Eisler Berlin and the Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie (OPUS KLASSIK Ensemble of the year 2023)

After his first private lessons in conducting with Christopher Ward he became assistant to Karel Mark Chichon. He received many impulses from Sebastian Weigle, Betrand de Billy and Sébastien Rouland at Oper Frankfurt and the Saarländisches Staatstheater in Saarbrücken and visited Masterclasses with Sian Edwards, Catherine Larsen-Maguire and Anna Skryleva. In addition he cooperated with Jonathan Stockhammer, Enrico Delamboye, Alexander Mayer and Albert Horne at several orchestras and worked as a répétiteur at Saarländisches Staatstheater. He worked for example with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt/Oder, Brandenburger Symphoniker, Göttinger Symphonieorchester and different ensembles for contemporary music.

Schüller was born in 1991 in Koblenz/Germany and started to learn trumpet at the age of eight. In 2010 he got a scholarship for the Richard-Wagner-Festival in Bayreuth. From 2012 on he studied instrumental pedagogics for trumpet with Prof. Peter Leiner at the Hochschule für Musik Saar in Saarbrücken. From 2018 on he studied orchestra conducting with Prof. Toshiyuki Kamioka and conducting contemporary music with Prof. Manuel Nawri to deepen his knowledge in this repertoire. Meanwhile he is is participant of the Advanced Professional Training for Conductors at the University of Arts Berlin with Prof. Steven Sloane and Prof. Harry Curtis.