studied the violin (soloist's diploma), composition, and musicology (Mag. Art.) in Basle, Berlin, and Freiburg. Among his teachers were Alexander van Wijnkoop, Ilan Gronich, Gösta Neuwirth, and Wulf Arlt.
As a double professional he concentrates his musical practice on chamber music, especially contemporary music, and his scholarly work and teaching on early medieval music (doctoral thesis in preparation) and contemporary music. He also teaches violin didactics at the Hochschule für Musik in Basle and, as a lecturer of musicology at the universities of Basle and Freiburg.
He joined the Kairos Quartet in June 2008.
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