received his training as guitarist at the Folkwang Academy of Music in Essen with Prof. Hans Gräf and Prof. Iwona Salling. After graduating with a degree in chamber music with distinction he concluded his education by finishing his concert examination.
As a member of the “Folkwang Guitar Duo” he has gained international reknown.
He presently concertizes with the flutist Lesley Olson, the guitarist Judith Niehusmann and the Kinnari Ensemble.
He works as vocal accompanist on a regular basis with a number of singers including Prof. Scot Weir and Antje Bitterlich.
He has given a master class at the Conservatory of Music in Salvador (Brazil) and is a frequent guest for song accompaniment at the Music Academy “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin.
The musician has received a number of prizes, among which is the Cultural Prize from the city of Essen, Germany. Numerous recordings have been produced, among which are releases with the ORFEO, SIGNUM and SONIC MARKET labels (www.sonicmarket.de).