Christoph Renhart studied composition and piano at the Graz University of the Arts. He is a composer and curator of a series of concerts for new music in the Graz cultural center "Minoriten". He has collaborated with outstanding conductors and musicians including Edo Micic, Karin and Doris Adam, Anna Magdalena Kokits, and Alexander Gebert and with formations such as Tonkünstler Orchestra, Ensemble Kontrapunkte or Shanghai Sinfonietta. He also performs regularly as a pianist and plays his own compositions. His music has been presented at the Musikverein in Vienna and the Helmut List Halle in Graz, among others, and broadcast by the ORF and the Polish radio. He has received numerous awards, most recently the 2017 Austrian state scholarship for composition.