“THERE IS NO REASON FOR ANYTHING THAN OPTIMISM!”

John Cage

Teaching music has always been an essential part of my life as a musician. Progressive openings on new prospects in music and setting up curricula for contemporary music education are important missions in the course of my current work at JAM MUSIC LAB.
As a scholar I´m working in the fields of “Jazz Research” and “Artistic Research”.

EDUCATION

Teaching music has always been an essential part of my life as a musician. From the mid 1990s I was working at various conservatories in Vienna, mainly as a lecturer for jazz guitar and music theory and also as an ensemble director. Between 2008 and 2011 I was leading the classes for composition, arranging and music theory in the jazz department at the Musikhochschule Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany.

In 2011 I was joint founder of a new music conservatory in Vienna, the JAM MUSIC LAB – Conservatory for Jazz and Popular Music. This impulse started what I would probably consider to be the most exciting era in terms of my experiences in music education!

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