Since 2001 professor for violin at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, before that at the University of Music in Hanover. Since 2003 artistic director of the Chamber Music Festival Schwäbischer Frühling and since 2006 of the Music Festival Loisiarte. 1999–2005 artistic director of Festival Mondseetage. Concerts with the Berlin Philhamonic Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under conductors e.g. C. Abbado, C. von Dohnányi, J. Levine, L. Maazel, Z. Mehta, F. Welser-Möst. Chamber music partners such as B. Canino, P. Demenga, H. Holliger, N. Imai, K. Kashkashian, M. Tan, L. A. Tomter and L. Vogt. Studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and under D. DeLay at Juilliard School New York.