education musical activities discography


since 2003 freelance musician (read more under musical activities)

2001-2003 member of the ensemble for improvisation and aleatory directed by Paollo Alvares.

2000 diplome music pedagogies & jazz

1998-2000 studies at the department for music pedagogies & jazz at the Hochschule für Musik Köln

1998 diplome orchestral music

1996-1998 member of the Jungen Deutschen Philharmonie

1993-1998 studies at the Musikhochschule Heidelberg-Mannheim
• orchestral music with prof. Christoph Schmidt
• jazz music with prof. Thomas Stabenow
• electric bass with Dave King

Prices & Competitions

2002 1. price composers competition of the Bunker Ulmenwall Bielefeld with the ensemble Cauldron

2002 Kulturförderpreis der Stadt Herford mit dem Ensemble Cauldron für die intermediale Komposition "Q-Spektrum"


with Jazz musicians: Barre Phillips, Paul Bley, Gary Peacock, Paolo Cardoso, Keith Copeland

with principle bassists von radio simphony orchestras: Bozo Paradzic (SDR), Peter Braun (BR), Katharina Bunners (NDR)

Salsa workshop in Brussels (1999)

international Big Band workshop with Gian-Lugio Trovesi and Pino Minafra at the jazz festival La Villette, Paris (1999)