High Points over the years

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2013-14 Master Classes and recitals in Shenyang and Chengdu, China and Seoul, Korea,  Concerts with Ciompi String Quartet in the USA

china-smaller2005-12: Concerts with the Faust and Ciompi Quartets,  numerous Solo-Recitals and Master Classes in USA, Concerts as a part of the Mosel Musikfestival, Freiburg Festival der Höfe, Monadnock Music Festival (USA), Soloist with the Izmir Symphony Orchestra (Mozart Concerto) and Bläserphilharmonie Osnabrück. Recording of the complete works for clarinet of the composer Daniel Carney

2003-4: Tours of Albania with the Ciompi Quartet and the Saint-Clair Trio, Solo-Recital in Izmir, Turkey, Solo concerts in the USA.

2001: Recitals in the  USA und Germany

2000: Tour in the USA with the Laurentian String Quartet.

1999: Soloist with the Erzgebirgische Sinfonieorchester (Mozart Concerto)and the American Music Festival (USA)

1995: Soloist with the Altenburg Landeskapelle (Copland Concerto)

1990-92 regular performances with the with Lutz Leskowitz´s Salzburger Soloists, the Ciompi, Laurention String Quartets, the Saint-Clair Trio, and the Bremen Clarinet Quartet and Trio Lusingando. 

1989: Solist with the Osnabrück Orchestra (OOM) (Mozart Concerto)

1988: Special Prize at the International Brahms Chamber Music Competition in Hamburg (Finalist and “Honorable mention”)

1987: Honorable Mention Prize and finalist at the Carnegie Hall Concert Artist's Guild Competition in New York (Finalist with an “Honorable Mention”) Recitals in Moscow and Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia

1986:  "Grand Prix" (first prize for wind instruments) at the 4th International Chamber Music Competition in Paris as partner in the McKenzie-Ware Duo (clarinet and piano). 

Selected as Soloist for the “Förderprogramm” of the Bayerische Vereinsbank in Germany.

Soloist with the Cairo Philharmonic Orchestra, Recitals in Kuwait, Syria, Turkey, numerous recitals in Germany, England and the USA.  Became Artistic Director of the Concert Series “Sonntagskonzerte auf dem Gertrudenberg” www.kulturamgertrudenberg.de until present day.

1985: Concert-Recitals in Italy, Amman, Jordan, Brussels, Paris, East-Berlin, Algiers, Casa Blanca, Rabath and Tunis (and Ireland with the Aeolian Woodwind Quintet).

1984: selected as part of the McKenzie-Ware Duo by the "Arts America" Program of the National Endowment for the Arts of the US government, concerts in 22 countries

1980-82: two year Fulbright Grant to study with Prof. Jost Michaels in Detmold, Germany.