He is a trumpeter
and professor who started taking musical studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna in 1970.
In 1977, the year
before he finished his studies at the University, he became a trumpeter at
the Theater Baden. The following year he became First Trumpet
with the NO Tonkunstler Orchetra
and remained with them for two years.
Once the 1980s
came around he became a member of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in 1981 and
played Baroque Trumpet with Concentus Musicus from 1983 to 1992.
include Internationale Orgelfest Stifft Zwettl with
Ensemble Prisma and EU by Werner Pirchner.
In the field
of musical education he has given numerous national and international
master classes and was on the faculty of Music School Traiskirchen
from 1977 to 1985 when he became a professor at the Vienna University.
He has also been professor of trumpet at Salzburg’s Mozarteum University since the late 1980s/early 1990s.