Biography Born 1971 in Offenburg / Germany Studied piano at the Conservatory of Music Cologne / Germany and composition, conducting and film scoring at the Berklee College of Music Boston / USA 1994 - 1996 pianist of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Peter Herbolzheimer 1998 - 1999 Full scholarship by the governmental financed DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) at the Berklee college of music / Boston 1998 - 1999 BEST scholarship by the Berklee College of Music / Boston Since that time numerous concert tours through Europe, the USA as well as composition commissions for TV, commercials, stage, orchestra, jazz ensembles etc. 1998 Musical Director of the pop group Marshall and Alexander (BMG-Ariola) 1999 - 2001 Keyboarder at BeeGee´s Saturday Night Fever Cologne 1999 - 2004 Pianist and assistant band leader at the Apollo Theater Düsseldorf 2005: Cris Crazy: Marlene Dietrich Revue, piano and orchestra leader 2005: The Prime Time Show, Düsseldorf mit Max Roth, Hermes Phettberg et al. (piano and orchestra leader) 2005 - 2006 Eckart Witzigmann Palazzo: piano and orchestra leader 2006 We Will Rock You - Queen Musical: Keyboard / conducting 2006 Theater of Dreams, Arrangemts, music production, musical director Guest conductor at the state philharmonic orchestra Rheinland Pfalz (SWR TV Gala 150 anniversary of the city of Ludwigshafen Performances as pianist with the State philharmonic Orchestra Rheinland Pfalz, the Munich Symphonic Orchestra, the International Symphonic Orchestra Dortmund, the Putbus Festival Orchestra, Festivals and live recordings at Leverkusener Jazztage (WDR Television), live at Subway Cologne (WDR Television), Mark Joggerst Trio live at Deutschlandfunk, Getxo Jazz Festival and others Guest lectures at the Conservatory of Music in Cologne, the Chamber of Commerce Cologne, at the film festival Protoroz / Slovenia as well as on divers workshops. Composer and producer in the context of a clinical study in the therapeutic effects of music in corporation with the Paracelsus Institute Salzburg, the University Hospitals Salzburg and Heidelberg. Awards: Gold Album Award for "Lovers Forever" by Marshall & Alexander European Jazz Contest (Getxo, Spanien) Full scholarship DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) BEST Scholarship Award (Berklee College of Music, Boston /USA) Offenburg Music Award.
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