Prizes & awards

1983 1st prize in the composition competition for orchestral works from
the city of Vaihingen / Enz
1984art prize of the city of Filderstadt
1985Scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Culture (Monbusho)
Award at the 8th International Composition Competition "Valentino Bucchi", Rome (Italy)
1986 Awarded a study visit to the "Künstlerhaus Boswil" (Switzerland) on the occasion of the 9th International Composition Competition
19872nd prize at the international composition competition "Ensemblia" of the city of Mönchengladbach
1988Selected for the "Forum of Young German Composers, Berlin"
1st prize at the 6th International Composition Competition Turin (Italy)
Award at the 8th International Composition Competition "Valentino Bucchi", Rome (Italy)
2nd prize at the international composition competition of the "Ensemblia" of the city of Mönchengladbach
1989Composition Prize of the State Music Council of Baden-Württemberg in the composition competition for choral works.
Scholarship from the Baden-Württemberg Art Foundation
1990"Musica Viva" sponsorship award, Pforzheim, on the occasion of the Baden-Württemberg State Art Weeks
Promotion Prize for the International Composition Competition "Pro Loco Corciano", Perugia (Italy)
Award at the 11th International Composition Prize "Valentino Bucchi", Rome (Italy)
1991Composition Prize from the State Music Council of Baden-Württemberg
Award at the composition competition for new choral works Spittal / Drau
2nd Göttingen Portrait Day (composer portrait of the city of Göttingen, the state of Lower Saxony and the NDR)
19921st prize at the international composition competition "Pro Loco Corciano", Perugia (Italy)
Composition prize of the State Music Council of Baden-Württemberg in the competition for choral and orchestral works
1996European RTA Prize, Kassel
1998Commissioned for the German Lutheran Church Congress 1999 in Stuttgart
1999Commissioned by the state capital Stuttgart for the year 2000
2002In recognition of the artistic achievements in church music, the "Church Music Composition Prize" of the Archdiocese of Freiburg, the Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, the Lutheran Church in Baden, the Lutheran Church in Württemberg and the State of Baden-Württemberg by Regional Bishop Gerhard Maier
World premiere of the oratorio "CREDO" in Stuttgart
20111st prize at the 6th International Composition Competition of the City of Saarlouis
2013Award at the 5th German Music Festival in Chemnitz with the special prize of the GEMA Foundation and the Federal Association of German Music Associations (BDMV)
20142nd prize at the 3rd international composition competition "Uuno Klami" (Finland)
2015"Artist in Residence" at Aichi University of Arts and Music, Nagoya (Japan)