EDUCATION 1972-1975 Apprenticeship in commercial/technical skills ("Industriekaufmann") University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna: 1978-1980 Course in Media Composition 1979-1982 Course in Sound Engineering 1980-1986 Diploma Study "Music Theory / Composition" 1982-1985 Course in Cultural Management 1986-1987 Supplementary Study in Musicology; "Magister artium" 1989 Supplementary Examination Apprenticeship as "Music Retailer" Diözesankonservatorium of Church Music Vienna: 1981-1987 Study "Church Music" (C Examination) Musical and spiritual post-graduate seminars. Courses in Software application and development. About 20 Compositions - works for different Instrumentation (mainly for strings). Performancies in Austria, Germany and Finland. Radio Recordings. Publisher Houses: NE (INÖK), Edition Contemp-Art and Adolf Robitschek; also publishers his own works (Printed music and manuscripts). PROFESSIONAL CARREER since 1987 Freelance Composer 1990-1994 Deligate of the (non-ordinary) Members of Austrian Copyright Society "Authors, Composers and Music Publishers" (Section of Serious Music) since 1992 He compiles mainly modern manuscripts in the Music Collection of the Austrian National Library since 1994 Member of the board "Composers" of the Union KMfB Section Musicians Compositions commission by Alban-Berg-Stiftung, B. Steiner/Vienna Boys Choir, City of Vienna; occasionally Private trainer for Music Theory and Piano and journalistic activity; Project "Social Insurance for (Austrian) Freelance Musicians". AWARDS 1990 One of the "best six competitors" of the 2nd International Composer Competition for Concert guitar Berlin/Germany 1987 Theodor Körner Music Award 1989 Music Award of the City of Vienna 1989 Music Award of Lower Austria Scholarship and working scholarships; European scholarship of the Ministry of Arts.