- Born in Berlin, Germany,
- Professional training as
a studio technician,
- Received his Ph.D. in Musicology
1993 at the Humboldt-Universität Berlin.
- He began his compositional
studies in 1984 and has been Composer-in-Residence at several studios
for electronic music (i.e. Berlin, Budapest, Paris, Vienna).
- 1992 - 2006 he has lectured
Electronic Music and Music of the 20th Century at the Music University
Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria), the Technische Universität Berlin
and the University of Cologne (Germany).
- From 1995 to 2006 he was Professor
of Electronic and Computer Music at the Music University Mozarteum Salzburg, where
he directed the Electronic Music Studio of the Composition Department.
- Since 2006 he is Professor of Sound Art at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia (USA).
- His book "Electronic
sounds and musical discoverings" was
published in 1998 by Reclam Stuttgart (in German language).
- He has prizes and mentions
from various competitions for electronic music, i.e. Italy, (International
competition for electroacoustic music "Luigi Russolo"1989, Prize of
the City Varese, 1990), France, (Bourges 1985, 1989, 2000 International
Competition for Radio Art, Paris 1997), Germany, (1. Prize at the Composition
Competition for Computer Music at Braunschweig, 1998), USA ("Sonic Circuits
VI" by the American Composers Forum, 1998).
- His works are recorded
on CDs of "TonArt" Berlin, "La
Muse en Circuit" Paris and "Sonic
Circuits" Minneapolis / St. Paul (USA).