Chamber Music, Contemporary [Art] Music, Baroque Music... are my passion.
My activities as a musician:
* Since 1996: Violist (founding member) and co-management of the Berlin-based Kairos Quartet (string quartet for contemporary music)
* 1988–90: Teacher for violin, viola, and chamber music at the youth music schools in Freiburg i. Br. and Staufen (Germany)
* Conceptualization and management of concert programs, especially Early and New music
* Many concert tours (often to International Festivals, especially from 1997 to the present with the Kairos Quartet): in practically all countries in Europe, Mexico, and the US
Ensemble and Chamber Music
* Contemporary Music: Ensemble Modern (1987), Ensemble Aventure Freiburg (1986–89), Contemporary Music Ensemble Aspen Music Festival (7+8/1991), Composers Inc. San Francisco (1991), work in progress-Berlin (1993–1999), Klangforum Heidelberg (9/2013)
* "Early Music" (on period instruments): Ensembles/Orchestras: Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (1992/93), Concert Royal New York (1991–93), Concerto Köln (1992–96), Ensemble für Alte Musik Dresden (1995-present), Concerto Brandenburg (1998-present), under the artistic management of (a.o.) René Jacobs, Ludger Rémy, and Robert Hill, Chamber music: Palladio-Quartet )(1992/93 New York, with members of Tafelmusik Toronto und Concert Royal) as well as projects with Claudius von Wrochem and Siegbert Rampe (harpsichord)
* Music in mixed settings: with strings, piano, wind instruments, and percussion, a.o. Duo Four Eyes (Viola and Cello, since 1993) and Canzonetta Berlin (1992–97)
As a member, also as alternating solo violist: Junge Deutsche Philharmonie (1985–87), Philharmonische Werkstatt Schweiz (1982–91), Serenata Basel (chamber orch., 1984–90), Freiburger Bachorchester (1985–90)
As a substitute: Freiburger Philharmonisches Orchester (1992–93), San Francisco Ballet Orchestra (1991), Berliner Symphoniker (earlier SOB, 1992–2002), Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin (1992)
conductors (a.o.): Gerd Albrecht, Rudolf Barschai, Donald M. Runnicles, David Shallon, Mario Venzago, Jürg Wyttenbach.