Born 1966 in Vöcklabruck (Upper Austria)
After completing his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende
Kunst in Vienna (Dieter Kaufmann and Michael Jarell), he attended further
courses with Klaus Huber, Emmanuel Nunes and Brian Ferneyhough, among others.
1997 participated in the Stage d' Informatique Musicale at the IRCAM in Paris.
1996-03 associate lecturer at the Wiener Musikuniversität.
1992 Talent Sponsorship Award from the Upper Austria regional government
1994 award winner Steirischer Herbst Casablanca Composition Competition
1995 Theodor-Körner-Sponsorship Award
1998/99 stipend for the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart
2000 Sponsoship Award of the City of Vienna
2001 state-awarded Composer Stipend
2002 Anton Bruckner Stipend
2003 SKE Publicity Prize
1997 artistic director of the Kulturspektakel in the Stadtinitiative Vienna
Performances at the Musikbiennale Zagreb, Musikprotokoll Graz, bludenz tagen
zeitgemäßer musik/ days of timely music, Wien Modern, Hörgänge, the Zeitklängen
Berlin, and in the Linzer Brucknerhaus, among others.
In addition to intensive involvement with computer-aided compositional forms
(CAO) and electro-acoustic music, his interests range to include interdisciplinary
projects involving film (Kerry Laitala/USA), dance (Rose Breuss/Austria) and
literature (Christine Huber und Wolfgang Herles/Österreich).