40 years solocellist of Tonkuenstler Orchestra, Professor Emeritus at the Konservatorium Vienna University, co-founder of Allegro Vivo. For 39 years professor at master classes at Allegro Vivo, Mittsommernachtsfestival in Umeå, Sweden, Wiener Musikseminar and in Japan. Focus of master classes: preparation for competitions, auditions, entrance and final exams. Many of his former students are teaching at renowned universities such as Fresno State University, New England Conservatory and music schools, and are playing in international orchestras such as Tonkuenstler Orchestra, Vienna Symphonic, Vienna RSO, RTÈ National Symphonie Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Nacional De Espana. Numerous concert tours worldwide. Many radio- and CD recordings as soloist and chamber musician.