He is a double
bass player who took his studies at the Universityof
Graz. He then moved on to study
at the Exposit ur in Oberschutzen.
When he won
the first prize in the young Musicians competition in 1987 and that same yer he became a member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra.
Several years later
he was given a position of a double bass payer in the Vienna Symphony
Orchestra in 1994.
Alongside his work
with the symphony he has also performed as a member of Circus Bassimus and appeared on their self-titled CD and the
Vienna Chamber Ensemble.