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Career

1970                            

born in Neindorf, Germany

1994-1996                  

studied musicology, philosophy and history of art at the Martin Luther Universität Halle

1996                            

studied composition and piano at the Musikhochschule Leipzig

1995-2002                  

under contract with Moderato Publishing - learned a lot from legendary Peter Meisel

since 1995                  

worked in some first-class studios (Pilot Studio Munich, Hansa Studios Berlin, Phillips Studio London) with fabulous producers like Martin Phillips (Erasure, Natalie Imbruglia, Roachford) or Armand Volker (Münchner Freiheit, Sally Oldfield)

1997-2001                 

cooperation with Harold Faltermeyer („Beverly Hills Cop“, „Tango & Cash“, „Top Gun“) on various scores at the red deer studios

1998-2000                            

studied film composition under professor Enjott Schneider at the Musikhochschule München, diploma

2005-2016                  

film music studio "tonfarm" together with Cornelius Renz

since 2016                  

the new "Wittekind-Studio" is ready to run

2018                            

"German Film Music Award" for the best song