Professional piper since 1998 +++ First German ever admitted to BA course of studies for Scottish
Music (Piping Degree) at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama / Piping Centre +++
Several appearances on "Hessischer Rundfunk", both in 1999 and in 2000 +++ Multiple appearances on "Tagesthemen" (ARD) +++ live interviews on several TV-stations like SWR +++
Played for Johannes Rau, President of the Federal Republic of Germany +++ piping for further notables such as Rod Stewart and Hans Eichel +++
Scholarship of the Hessen Ministry of Science and Art and "Naspa-Stiftung für Initiative und Leistung" +++ more than 500 concerts/appearances in Germany and other European states.