Professional Experience

1987 - 1988Guest engagement at the State Theater, Saarbrücken, for the role of Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier
1988 - 1991Full-time soloist at the State Theater, Saarbrücken
Jan. 1992Guest engagement at the Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe
Feb. 1992 - Jul. 1992Guest engagement at the Theater of the Altmark, Stendal, for the role of Nancy in Albert Herring
Feb. 1994 - Jul. 1995Guest engagement at the State Theater, Schwerin, for the roles of the Muse and Nicklausse in The Tales of Hoffmann
Jan. 1997 -Voice teacher at the County Music School, Halberstadt
Oct. 2001 - July 2002 Director of the childrens' chorus and voice teacher at the music school St. Anna in Augsburg
Since Oct. 2005 Voice teacher at the music school Markt Essenbach
Since 2000 Private voice teacher in Munich


1984 - 1987Countless solos in oratorio concerts
1985 - 1988Many opera concerts led by Kammersängerin Erika Köth; for example, the opera concert "Erika Köth Introduces Her Masterclass Pupils" at the Palace Festival, Ettlingen, and the television broadcast of that concert for Southwest Radio, Baden-Baden
Since 1993Numerous opera and operetta concerts as well as song recitals in various cities
1998St. John Passion (Alto arias) with the Choir and Orchestra of the Carolina Camerata, Heidelberg. Performances in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, and in five cities in the Georgian Republic


10/81 - 7/86Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg
Major: Voice
Vocal study:1981 - 1987 with Frau Prof. Christa Degler
1985 - 1988 additional private lessons with Frau Kammersängerin Erika Köth
Opera class:1983 - 1986 with Frau Prof. Christl Gernot-Heindl
Opera ensemble:1983 - 1986 with Herrn Staatskapellmeister Prof. Peter Falk
July 1986Final concert exam for voice major, passed with honors
1986 - 1987Masterclasses at the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg
July 1987Masterclass diploma

Continuing Education

1985Participant at the Bach Academy in Stuttgart, led by Judith Hamari
1985Participant in the masterclass of Frau Kammersängerin Erika Köth in Neustadt a.d. Weinstraße
1987Participant in the masterclass of Herrn Prof. Siegfried Lorenz at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival
1988Participant at the Summer Academy, Salzburg, led by Herrn Prof. Hans Hotter
1990-1992Private voice lessons with Frau Anna Reynolds
1993Private voice lessons with Herrn Kammersänger Peter Gougaloff


19853rd prize at the concluding concert of the masterclass of Frau Kammersängerin Erika Köth in Neustadt a.d.W.
19861st prize at the Armin Knab Lieder Competition in Würzburg

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