was born in Karlsruhe and got his first piano lessons at the age of 6.
With 17 he made his debut with the Orchestra of the University of
Paderborn in the 1. pianoconcerto of Beethoven.

He studied at the University of Paderborn by Marton Keönch,
at the Academy of Art in Darmstadt by Prof. Grigory Gruzman, at
the Hochschule für Musik Detmold by Prof. Anatol Ugorsky and at
the Conservatory of Amsterdam by Prof. Naum Grubert, where he
got his solo-degree with summa cum laude.

“Selten hat man von einem jungen Musiker ein derart
charakteristisches Mozart-Spiel gehört”
                                   (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)

“fijnzinnig, sprankelend pianospel”
                                                       (Delftsche Courant)

“Concert de grande qualité ”
                                                    (La nouvelle Gazette)