1977born in Berlin/Germany
1985-1994guitar lessons with Bernd Stahl
1987first contact with plucked orchestral music: anniversary concert “40 Years Teg’ler Zupforchester”
1992member of the Teg’ler Zupforchester (TZO)
profound interest in classical music, thus first experiments in composing
1994-95guitar lessons with Michael Kubik
first pieces are finished
1997interest in comtemporal music arises: Bartók, Schostakowitsch, Schönberg; later Penderecki, Lutoslawski, Rihm
1998played in the European Guitar and Mandolin Youth Orchestra (EGMYO)
Autumn 1998The first orchestral piece “Concerto No. 1” was performed by the TZO.
1999-2004member of the Landesjugendzupforchester (LJZO) Brandenburg/Berlin
1999-2000mandola lessons with Ariane Lorch
2000participated in the contest “Jugend komponiert” (youth composes), 2. price for “Burleske Szenen
2001“Burleske Szenen” are published by Vogt & Fritz
2. price in the contest “Jugend komponiert” for “Kleine Machnower Musik”, 1. price for “Mandala
20032. price in the contest “Jugend komponiert” for “Die sechs Ansichten des Kirchturms zu Springiersbach” (The six views of the steeple in Springiersbach)
2006Capriccio” is performed during the “Eurofestival Zupfmusik” in Bamberg.
2007Since Easter 2007 I work as a tutor for mandola at the LJZO Brandenburg/Berlin.
2010Canyon” is performed by the Duo Christian Laier and Takaaki Shibata during the mayoral welcome for the foreign guests of the “Eurofestival Zupfmusik” in Bruchsal.
1st Price in the Composition Competition “José Fernández Rojas” in Logroño, Spain for “Rituel
2012Cantô” is written as a commissioned work for Michiko Kataoka and is premièred in Tokyo with her conducting the Ensemble Testa Calda.
2013Kaleidoskop” is written as a commissioned work for the Eurofestival 2014 in Bruchsal and is premièred by the Landesjugendzupforchester Sachsen and Olga Dubowskaja.
2018founded the Eulenspiegelquartett with Sandra Kebig, Janett Wollert (mandolins) and Charlotte Klages (mandola). The ensemble was given 24 points and 1st prize at the competition “Ü30 Musiziert” in Hamburg.
2020wrote “menhir”, the first work for symphony orchestra.
2021piano lessons at the music school Charlottenburg
2022“Philharmonic Composition Prize” of the University of Tübingen for “menhir