born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany
grew up in Bingen am Rhein
early handling of the piano leads to regular piano lessons at the newly founded music school at the age of 12
three years later first public piano recital, 2nd prize at the International Steinway Piano Competition in Hamburg at the age of 17, followed by various scholarships

first piano studies at the State University of Music Karlsruhe with Prof. Sontraud Speidel, later at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with Prof. Alexander Rössler "with excellent success"; a master's degree in piano then completed at the Vienna University of Music with Prof. Jochen Köhler "summa cum laude"
further pianistic inspirations in various master classes with e.g. Prof. Leonid Brumberg, Lev Naumov and Elisabeth Leonskaja

lives in Vienna

teaching piano classes of all levels of education at the Musikschulen Wien
lecturer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

piano recitals and lecture concerts in Austria, Germany and abroad
concerts and world premieres of contemporary music
radio recordings at Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart and Austrian Broadcasting
cd publication "Piano preludes of the 20th and 21st centuries" at GRAMOLA, Vienna, awarded the Ö1 Pasticcio Prize
 
pianistic and scenic participation in productions of the Vienna Burgtheater / Casino at Schwarzenbergplatz as well as the Sirene Opera Theater at the Jugendstiltheater Wien.