Born 1963, studies in classical violin, Musikhochschule Münster (Germany). Studies in jazz, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Cologne) under Michael Gustorff. Workshops led by Hal Crook, Mick Goodrick and Didier Lockwood. Since 1990, independent musician based in Cologne.
Since 1995, violinist with Yannick Monot`s cajun & zydeco band "Nouvelle France", CD productions, several hundred concerts in Germany, concert trips to Belgium, France, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland.
Performances at international jazz and folk festivals. Incidental music for theatre productions, studio recordings for film and television.
Release of the album "Pavilion" (August 2010).
Worked with: Ugonna Okegwo, Eva Kurowski, Roland Höppner, Sascha Delbrouck, Matthias Schriefl, Tim Isfort Orchester, Fred Kellner, Danny Weiss.
Performed at the following jazzfestivals in Germany:
Gronau, Bingen, Wiehl, Osnabrück, Worms, Erlangen, Idar-Oberstein, Wendelstein, Burgthann, Lüdenscheid.