*1975 in Munich
Training as alto soloist in the Tölzer Knabenchor, international concert tours.
Diploma in Munich, Barcelona and Madrid for classical saxophone and jazz saxophone. Flute studies with Elisabeth Weinzierl and composition studies with Wilfried Hiller in Munich.
Training as music teacher for people with disabilities, Remscheid.
Master studies Music Therapy at the Leopold Mozart Centre of the Augsburg University.
Since 2002 Saxophone teacher at the Municipal Singing and Music School, Munich.

Since 2013 music therapist at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University Hospital;
Certified Yoga Teacher and founder of the holistic method Leela Yoga® – Music and Yoga with Children.

Since 2018 research on the historical performance practice of conical traverse flutes from the 19th century onwards, especially on the concert practice of the reform flute according to Maximilian Schwedler.

Richard Strauss Scholarship Munich
Cross Culture Scholarship of the Institute for Foreign Relations (IfA) Stuttgart
Scholarship of the Pedagogical Institute Munich (Pädagogisches Institut München)