he was born in 1977. He started to learn playing the horn with Michael Hoeltz and continued later in Berlin with Christian Dallmann. As a young musician he became a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra. Afterwards he was a musician of Komische Oper in Berlin, Radiosinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Staatskapelle Dresden and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. For the last 15 years he has played with numerous orchestras in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. He won a lot of prizes as a soloist, chamber musician and a teacher. He was for 6 years an assistant to Christian Dallmann at the Universität der Künste in Berlin and then became a professor for chamber music in Bern and for solo performance in Graz. Currently he teaches at the Academy of Music in Linz.