Curriculum Vitae

2013 Foundation of the Leipziger Gitarrenclub e.V.
since 2012 Guest lectures in Antwerp and Linz at the music conservatory
2011 HTW Berlin / diploma for the restoration of historical instruments
since 2009 Lecturer in making musical instruments in Markneukirchen, Germany, specialising in restauration
since 2008 freelance work at Leipzip university's museum of musical instruments, Germany; musical analysis of the museum's collection of guitars in preparation for a museum catalogue
2007 2006 Design prize from the federal state of Saxony, Germany Prize and distinction from the Ad rem youth jury
2006-2008 Teacher of musical instrument construction in Markneukirchen, Germany
2005-2011 Distance course for a diploma restorer at the HTW in Berlin, Germany
2004-2005 Teacher at the Musical Instruments Academy in Moss, Norway
2004 Talent prize for technology from the Munich International Fair, Germany
2004 Talent prize for technology from the Munich International Fair, Germany
since 2004 Own guitar making atelier in Leipzig
2003 Master of Letters from the Chamber of Crafts, Chemnitz, Germany
1999-2003 Course in applied art and the construction of musical instruments in Markneukirchen, Germany
Practical with Rolf Eichinger in Granada, Spain
Course in guitar building with Paco Santiago Marin in Cordoba, Spain

Prize for the best final mark of the year
1998-1999 Practical with the guitar maker Stefan Schlemper in Worpswede, Germany
1995-1998 Carpenter's apprenticeship in Mainz, Germany; practical in Dijon, France
1993 A-levels (the German "Abitur")
1973 born in Karlsruhe, Germany
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