SCHOTT author of the instructional book "Trompete spielen - mein schönstes Hobby" (Playing Trumpet - My Favourite Hobby) and the SCHOTT Trumpet Jazz Lounge play-along books
Diploma studies in instrumental pedagogy under Malte Burba, artistic studies in jazz trumpet under Axel Schlosser in Mainz, advanced studies in "Historical Interpretation Practice - Baroque
Trumpet" under Hannes Rux in Frankfurt
Freelance conductor and trumpeter, including engagements with the WDR Funkhaus Orchestra, Concerto Köln, La Stagione Frankfurt...
Among my students are orchestral musicians, music school teachers, as well as music students and beginners of all ages.
Artistic director of the DÜREN SUMMER BRASS festival, the Brass Band Düren, and the state-wide youth band YBB NRW (performances at venues such as the Kölner Philharmonie, Duisburger
Mercatorhalle, Achtbrückenfestival Köln, and Sauerlandherbst with guests like Hans Gansch, Ian Bousfield, Frits Damrow...)