born in Graz (Austria) in 1988

grew up in Krieglach in Styria

1994 - 2006: musicschool Krieglach and Kapfenberg (recorder, saxophon, piano)

2002 - 2006: jazz singing lessons with Gerhard Überbacher

various theatre experiences (School theatre performances at my Grammar School in Mürzzuschlag, Steirischer Herbst 2003, International Summer-Academy for Theatre in Graz, groups for improvisation theatre in Graz and Vienna etc.)

2006-2011: bachelor studies for jazz vocals and IGP with Dena de Rose at the „University of Music and Performing Arts Graz“ (KUG)

2011: master studies for jazz compositions with Ed Partyka at the „University of Music and Performing Arts Graz“ (KUG)

2012-2013: master studies for jazz compositions with John Hollenbeck at the "University of Arts Berlin" (UDK)

2008: foundation of the band aura:L sculptures
2012: foundation of the band L&Speiche in Berlin
2012: foundation of the Wabi-Sabi Orchestra in Berlin

Other projects: Musicact, Zum Beispiel: Binder, Duo with Artur Tuznik, Bärbel, LokoBrass, °Disappear me, Laura Winkler Group uvm.

Concert activities in Austria (Jazzwerkstatt Wien im WUK, Jazzwerkstatt Graz im Orpheum Extra, Fat Tuesday im Orpheum Extra, Kunsthaus Mürzzuschlag, Bahnhof Andelsbuch, ONO Bern (CH), Dolder2 (CH), Creativ-Center Lienz, Jazzclub Life Salzburg, Musikwerkstatt Wels, Forum Alpbach 2009, KUG Redoute 2009, Jörgi’s Bar, WIST Graz, Sunset Bar Klagenfurt, Libertad Graz etc.) and abroad (Germany, Czech Republic, Croatia, Italy, Switzerland, Poland)

December 2009: release of aura:L sculptures‘ debut CD "umami" at Session Work Records

Member of the organisation team of Jazzwerkstatt Graz and Fat Tuesday

Lessons with: Agnes Heginger, Efrat Alony, Theo Bleckmann, Ines Reiger, Alexa Rodrian Fran Lubahn, Fritz Pauer, Ed Partyka,  Juan Garcia-Herreros, Bob Brookmeyer, John Hollenbeck, Jim McNeely, Sheila Cooper, Stefan Heckel, Michaela Obertscheider, Rob Bargad, Renato Chicco, Nada Zgur, Annette Giesriegl etc.

 

KUG Scholarship 2009

Finalist of the composition competion ProJazz 2011 in Graz

ö1-Talentebörse 2011

Finalist of Metropole Orkest Arrangers Workshop 2012

Stipendiary of the club  Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Berlin e.V.