he was born in Germany in 1978. He got his first horn lessons from Kurt Palm and Christian Dallmann in Berlin. In 2004 he won the International Competition in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2006 he started to work at the position of the Solo Horn in the Radio Symphony Orchestra in Frankfurt. He performed as a soloist under such the conductors like Paavo Jarvi, Sebastian Weigle or Jonathan Nott, playing with Berlin Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin, NDR, BR and WDR Radio Symphony Orchestra. Since 2013 he has been a professor at the Academy of Music in Mannheim.