Photographers: Yat-Ho Tsang (1st, 2nd, 4th from the left; Sven Czichovicz (middle & right)


The Flutist



Studied recorder and modern flute (with Prof. Günther Höller) at the Cologne Musikhochschule

Private studies with Walter van Hauwe (Amsterdam)



Prize winner at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich as recorder player



Foundation of the chamber ensemble CAMERATA KÖLN

First recordings as a soloist with the complete sonatas of Telemann and Handel for the Deutsche Harmonia Mundi label

Beginning of international acitivities as a soloist and chamber musician



Appointment as professor at the former "Hochschule der Künste" (now "Universität der Künste") Berlin


Change to the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt/M. as professor for recorder and head of the Department of Early Music


1979 until today

Recordings of nearly the complete baroque recorder repertoire including three versions of the complete recorder concertos by Antonio Vivaldi (1980, 1990, 2009), the complete concertos and sonatas by Georg Philipp Telemann, the Brandenburg Concertos by J.S. Bach (with "Musica Antiqua Cologne"), a box of 8 CDs with an anthology of baroque recorder music plus one of 6 CDs with baroque recorder concerti

Labels: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, cpo, Delta Capriccio, DGG-Archiv



Telemann Award of the City of Magdeburg


Contemporary Music:
Premieres of works by Kazimierz Serocki ("Arrangements"1978) and Gerhard Müller-Hornbach ("Sisyphos" 2005)

Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Tierkreis" (Zodiac) (own arrangements for different chamber ensembles)


Numerous masterclasses all over the world: Stockholm, Jerusalem, Stuttgart, Paris, USA, Canada, China, Taiwan and Korea



Foundation of the "Frankfurter Flöten Forum": Academy for Flute Music together with Karl Kaiser and Paul Dahme