... was born in 1981 in Lübeck and studied percussion from 1992 to 1997 at the Institut für schulbegleitende Musikausbildung an der Musikhochschule Lübeck. He has won numerous drum and composition prizes. From 1997 to 2001, he studied composition with Friedhelm Döhl and Prof. Dirk Reith in Lübeck and, since 2001, instrumental and electronic composition with Thomas Neuhaus, Dietrich Hahne and Günter Steinke at the Folkwang Academy in Essen. This year he was awarded a sponsorship prize by the Society of Friends and Supporters of the Folkwang Academy.dis.playce was founded in 2002 by the musicians Maximilian Marcoll and Hannes Galette Seidl. They released their first CD, R, in May 2005.