Dominik Gaus

Bachelor of Music | Master of Music


Teaching area

Berlin (D)



+49 176 / 96 98 48 81


Dominik was born in Haigerloch (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) and already took lessons with Prof. Malte Burba in Mainz during his time at school.  

After finishing high school, he began his studies in Mainz and graduated in Berlin at the Hanns Eisler School of Music with a "Bachelor of Music" degree.


In 2016 he began his Masters of Music under Prof. Konradin Groth (former principal trumpet of Berlin Philharmonic) at the Berlin University of the Arts and graduated with very good success. 

The postgraduate program "Instrumental Soloist" completes his studies.


Dominik held the position of Principal/Third Trumpet as an intern in the Brandenburg State Orchestra in Frankfurt/Oder. 

He regularly plays with the Berliner Symphoniker, Brandenburger Symphoniker, Neubrandenburg Philharmonic, GermanPops Orchestra and the Kammersymphonie Berlin. 

In addition, he played projects with the Ensemble Resonanz Hamburg, the Lübeck Theatre and the Deutsche Oper Berlin (stage music).


Dominik identifies himself as a crossover musician between classical and jazz. He has been a member of the State Youth Jazz Orchestra of Baden-Württemberg, the Tobias Becker Bigband Stuttgart and the 3BA Concert Brass Band Bavaria.


As a member of the „Berlin Brass Quintet“, he pursues his great passion for chamber music.

Dominik teaches as a certified Burba®BrassTeacher in Berlin und also teaches trumpet at the Faculty of Music at the b-tu Cottbus.