Helmut Fuchs was born in 1984 in Oberndorf (Salzburg). He started to play the trumpet at the age of six at the Musikschulwerk Salzburg with Martin Mühlfellner. In 2001, he went to study with Igor Oder, who also taught him during his time with the military music in Salzburg (2003-2004).
In 2004, he started to study the trumpet at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with Professor Gottfried Menth. In 2005 he went to study at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with Professor Josef Pomberger.