Studied church music at the Hochschule der Künste Bremen and graduated in the Kontaktstudiengang Popularmusik, a course of studies in popular music, at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. As freelance musician, he works in different fields, for example as musical director, composer and piano player in various theatres, amongst others at the Schaubühne Berlin, Berliner Ensemble, Bar jeder Vernunft, Bremer Musicaltheater, Stadttheater Bremerhaven, Landesbühne Niedersachsen Nord and Packhaustheater Bremen. As pianist and arranger, he collaborated with Bremer Salonorchester (musical director), Cora Frost, Czech, Palma Kunkel, Aranea Peel, Grausame Töchter, Pearly Passion, Bela B, Lucy van Org, Babaji, Dirk Böhling and many others. He was also producer, editor, arranger and recording manager in music productions at numerous sound studios. He teaches musical theory, history, song interpretation and repertoire, e.g. at the Stage School Hamburg.