short biography

Born in Bytom (Silesia), Poland

First band experiences in 1972

Member of the rock theatre group "Kamikaze Orkester" 1978 - 1980

Studied music at the University of Duisburg 1981 - 1986

Freelancing musician since 1986 - working in solo- and ensemble-projects, performances, compositions

TV film-music:
"Die Einwanderer" (ZDF 1981)
"Hans Karl Steffen, Dortmund, Maler" (WDR 1985)

Teaching at schools:
Volkshochschule Duisburg (from 1989 until 2009)
Waldorfschule Mülheim (since 1994)
Gustav-Heinemann-Gesamtschule Essen (since2001)                                                                                                         Teacher for saxophone and flute

Founded the "Pindakaas Saxophon Quartett" in 1990.
Several CD-releases with this quartet and winner of the "Kulturpreis 1996"
at International Masterclass "Chamber Music With Saxophones" in Unna/Germany.
Concerts in Germany, Italy, Scotland, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Kuwait, Vietnam

Member of the world-music group "Transorient Orchestra".
Winner of the "world-music award ruhrgebiet" 2003                                                                                                                            CD-releases: "Karadeniz" (2006), "Transorient Orchestra - Live" (2009)

Member of the world-music ensemble "Nefes In Motion"                                                                                                                    CD-release: "Sabah" (2008)