Composer and musicologist. External lecturer at the University of Innsbruck (Music Edition, Counterpoint) and at Mozarteum (History of Piano Music), before at the University of Graz. Music editor at HELBLING. Author of many articles, editor of several first editions (2013 German music editing prize “Best Edition”) and of large-scale choral collections (choir book ROMANTIK a cappella in three volumes, with Jan Schumacher). Prizes in competitions for composers (e.g. 1st prize at the 2010 AlpineChoirFestival in Upper Valais), CD recordings of selected works by the “Vienna Chamber Choir”, numerous performances of his sacred and secular choral music in Europe and beyond (USA, Namibia).