Primary Instrument: Reeds
1983-2000 dean of the Jazz department at the Music University Graz.
Associate Jazz Artist at the Royal Academy London.
2003 - 2012 Chairman of the IASJ - International Association of Schools of Jazz.
2002 - 2009 Vice-chairman Advisory Board of the EYJO - European Youth Jazz Orchestra, Denmark
Several times voted as „Austrian musician of the year“.
Soloconcerts „Wiener Festwochen“, „Solo,Duo,Trio“ Krakow...
Since 1978, Karlheinz Miklin Trio (Ewald Oberleitner b, Karlheinz Miklin jr.d); nine CD/LP released, Festivals, TV- and Radiorecordings all over the world, with guests such as Art Farmer, Albert Mangelsdorff, Sheila Jordan, Mark Murphy, Enrico Rava, Bill Dobbins, Ed Neumeister, Armen Donelian, Karl Ratzer, Wolfgang Puschnig......
Awards:"Karl-Boehm-Interpretationspreis" - Music Award of Steiermark/Styria. "Großes Goldenes Ehrenzeichen des Landes Steiermark" 2nd highest award of Steiermak/Styria "Grosser Josef Krainer Preis" - Cultural Award. "Bundesehrenzeichen" - Cultural Award of Austria
...belongs to the best of contemporary European Jazz. El Pais (Spain)
...a musician with glowing expression. Jazz Podium (Germany)
...multi-reed-player with a strong sound. Coda Magazine (Canada)
...a blues-rooted force in the tenor playing that is deep seated and effective. Cadence (USA)
...has a big, soulful, breathy sax sound. Cue (South Africa)
...surprised with the depth of his interpretation. La Nacion (Argentina)
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