Based in Germany, I work as a performer and researcher in contemporary music. Since I was dazzled when first playing a modern solo piece on my clarinet as a seventeen-year-old, it was natural that I chose contemporary music as the main field of my professional career.
In 2007, it happened that an extraordinary instrument came to me: the Bohlen-Pierce clarinet which uses an alternative harmonic tone system. Since its European premiere in 2008, the Bohlen-Pierce clarinet forms an important focus of my work. As one of five clarinetists worldwide who perform on this particular instrument I was invited to enrich the first Bohlen-Pierce conference in Boston, Massachussetts in 2010 with my performances. Amongst the illustrious guests were researchers, software engineers, composers, musicologists and musicians.
I like to live out my play instinct as a stage musician in theatre productions. Furthermore, I dedicate myself to classical singing.
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