Born in 1980, in Dornbirn and grew up in Brengenz.
He studied double bass at the private Conservatory in Vienna with Ernst Weissensteiner.Maximilian Ölz lives as a freelance musician in Vienna.
Since 2001, he’s a member of Symphony Orchestra Vorarlberg and performs in divers formations, from chamber music to symphony orchestra, historical to contemporary music (Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg, Wiener Symphoniker, Radiosymphonieorchester Wien, Sinfonietta Baden, Wiener Kammerphilharmonie, Neue Oper Wien, Klangforum Wien, Volksoper Wien, …)
A particular interest is directed at the jazz trio “Talbot”, formed in 2010, (with Katharina Ernst on drums and Boris Valentinitsch on piano and Wurlitzer), performing exclusively their own compositions.
Since 2010, he regularly plays at the Ensemble PHACE.