Music teacher, conductor, composer and author. Conferral of Dr. phil. at the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa. Many years abroad in South Africa and various countries in Latin America. Intensive on-site collaborations with musicians and choirs. Since returning to Germany, works as a music teacher, conductor, composer and author. Lectureships for music education as well as ensemble and choral conducting at various music colleges and universities (Würzburg, Frankfurt, Weimar, Halle/Saale). Sought-after speaker and conductor in many European countries (incl. Belgium, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Slovenia). Multiple prize winner with his choirs. Numerous contributions to various publications. Research focus on developing choral work and choir/movement/body.