Born 1963 in Neuburg (Germany) in the year of the rabbit, my years of
schooling lead me to university and the study of Mathematics and
From early on I fell for African drumming and started to
play Malinke Drums,
Djembe and Dundun
1981 and onwards: Studies with Charlie Böck (Germany),
Famaodou Konate and Mansa Camio (both from Guinea), and Paul Engel
1986 and onwards: Teaching on-going classes, courses and workshops,
including 3 years as member/soloist of the group BALUBA
Since 1992 I've been playing the Didgeridoo:
Workshops and studies with Alan Dargin, Garry Thomas and Phil
Conningham (all from Australia)
My practice of Overtone
and Throat singing
began in 1993 when I started to study the European techniques with
Helmut Kreil (München) and continued my self-study of
techniques with Catherine Darbord (France). In 2004 I travelled
to Tuva (Siberia) for further studies.
In 1995 I set up my own label
to enable productions in
my own studio. This also included organising concerts and
festivals with international musicians and performance artists,
co-operating with over 30 musicians and smaller labels.
Shaman, Master of Sound Healing:
Music is my life. After 25 years of learning a variety of instruments
and techniques I call myself a celtic-skythic inspired Music Shaman. My
sources are the
Tao, Tantra, Zen, Mathematics/Computer Science, Jazz, Sculpture,
Buddhism, Ayurveda, Pranayana, Herbal medicine, and Native
American/Tuvinian/Nepalese/Samiland/Celtic Shamanhood. From 2004 on
I gained independent work experience in Siberia and hold a work and
study permit in Tuva and Yakutia (Siberia).
Ai-Tschurek, well known Master Shamanka of Tuva told about him: "The
power of your music healing
is outstanding in this world."
the help of Tuvan and Yakutian Shamans, in
2004 was founded the first
Shamancentre in Europe that is modelled on the centres of Siberian
In 2007 was set up a yurt (mongolian tent) in the heart of
transports you right into the heart of the siberian Shaman culture.
2009 he got a note from the president on livetime of the tuvinian
shamans, Mongush Kenin-Lopsan, it says that Herbert Wagner is an
excellent shaman, his art and shamanic melody will give all people of
diffrent nationality luck. Kenin-Lopsan confirms in reliability that
Herbert Wagner is the true shaman in the international kategory.
all my concerts, music lessons and workshops I give whatever I know
- for others to find their way or to go deeper in their own
Respect, Love and Harmony,