At the age of 3 conductor of Brass Band Trens (grandfather conductor).
Later on soprano singer with different choirs until puberty vocal change.
After this midfielder and striker with SV Freienfeld and GS Jolly Vipiteno/Sterzing (football) with his favourite trainer Walter Fleckinger.
At the age of 16 last chance to become a musician, as tuba player.
First music school Sterzing with Walter Holzer, later academy of music Innsbruck, professors Anton Hell, Reinhard Gritsch and Jakob Stroeher.
Thanks also to Tom Walsh (University of Stuttgart) for the great years in Stuttgart and Munich.