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VITA

1983

born in Wolfhagen near Kassel, Germany

1992-1996

starting as a self-taught guitarist, then first steps as a drummer, electric- and doublebass-player

1996-2005

instrumental training with several music teachers for guitar and bass (Wolfgang Rennert, Jürgen Fromm, Patrick Fehr, Berthold Mayrhofer)

2005-2013 

beginning music studies at "Musikakademie der Stadt Kassel" 

with Jan Harborth (doublebass) and Michael Tröster (guitar)


2008-2019

working as a music teacher at several music schools

2009

graduation "Diplom-Musiklehrer"

(music teacher diploma) for guitar and doublebass


2013

graduation "Orchesterreifeprüfung" (examination for orchestral musicians) for doublebass

2014-2016

part of the doublebass-section at "Staatsorchester Kassel" as an academist


since 2016

temporary contracts and substitutions

with several orchestras and projects ("Göttinger Symphonieorchester", "Staatsorchester Kassel", "Philharmonie Südwestfalen", "Kammerorchester Gütersloh", "Bundespolizeiorchester Hannover", "Hannover Festival-Orchester" and many more).

since then intensive studies in jazz and electric-bass playing


since 2019

Permanent position as electric- and doublebass-player with "Bundespolizeiorchester Hannover".

In addition, freelancing concert activity in different musical settings, ranging from chamber- and orchestral music to jazz, rock-, pop- and world music