Professor for violin at the University for Music and Theater in Hamburg. Soloist under K. Masur, G.Albrecht, L. Zagrosek, U. Segal, F. Luisi, with renowned orchestras such as Tokyo Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony, Houston Symphony and Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin. As chamber musician playing at festivals with G. Kremer, Y. Bashmet, B. Pergamenschikow and A. Steinhardt. Recitals in New York, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Paris, London, Rome and Vienna. Creative collaboration with C. Halffter, P. Vasks and M. Gielen, first performances of works by R. Hempel, A.Goehr and B. Mason. CD recordings. In 2012 release of a recital disc, together with pianist P. Nagy, featuring Ottorino Respighi’s Works for Violin and Piano. Studied with D. Takeno at the Guildhall School in London and with G. Pichler (Alban Berg Quartett) at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and at the Juilliard School in New York.