Solo trombonist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra

Born 1971 in Schärding,
Took his first trombone lessons at the age of 9

1985
Admitted to the Linz Highschool of Music and the Bruckner Conservatory Linz

1990
Enrollment at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with professor Horst Küblböck

1993
Member of the Bruckner Symphony Orchestra Linz

since 1996
Solo trombonist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra

2004
First CD production with the Wiener Concertverein as a soloist. Has given Masterclasses in Taiwan, Poland, Germany and the USA, lecturer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

since 2007
Professor for trombone at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Founding member of the Vienna Trombone Quartet and the Ensemble Tonus. Member of Concentus Musicus Wien. Participation in various other ensembles such as Pro Brass, Austrian Brass Connection, Vienna Symphony Jazz Project and Wiener Akademie.