Solo trombonist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra

Born 1973 in Ried/Innkreis

1986
Admitted to the Linz Highschool of Music and the Bruckner Conservatory Linz with professor Friedrich Loimayr

1988
Enrollment at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with professor Horst Küblböck

1993
Enrollment at the Universitiy of Music Freiburg im Breisgau with professor Branimir Slokar

1996
Solo trombonist of the Bavarian Staatsopera Munich

1997-2000
Solo trombonist of the Berlin Radio Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra

seit 2000
Solo trombonist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra

2012
Guest professorship at the University of Arts Graz/Oberschützen

Member of Pro Brass, Austrian Brass Connection, Vienna Symphony Jazz Project.
Performs regularly with the Wiener Philharmoniker, Concentus Musicus Wien, Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, Ensemble Modern Frankfurt, Klangforum Wien, Chapelle Royal Paris, Gulbenkian Orchestra Lissabon.
Member of the Seji Ozawa Saito Kinen Orchestra.
Founding member of Mnozilbrass. 

Regular appearances as soloist with Wiener Kammerorchester, Ensemble de la Musique de Toulon, Klangforum Wien and Wien Modern.