Markus (*1995) is the youngest member of our ensemble. In spite of his youth he has achieved quite a few successes playing the trumpet. He began his career in the local chapel of his hometown Hilpoltsein, from where he moved to the National Youth Orchestra soon. Only a few years later he became member of Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and has been a member of the Academy of the Symphonieorchester des Bayrischen Rundfunks. Moreover, he plays the trumpet in the brass quintet “Ardenti Brass” who won the first prize at the International Brass Competition in Passau.
Apart from several national prizes at “Jugend musiziert“ Markus won the third prize in the Felix Mendelssohn Barthody University Competition. He also receives scholarships from Bundesauswahl Konzerte Junger Künstler of the German Music Competition 2013, the Mozart Society Dortmund and the Yamaha Music Foundatoin of Europe.
Initially Markus was taught by his father and then completed a pre-study programme at HfMT Munic with Prof. Hannes Läubin and Prof. Thomas Kiechle. Since 2013 Markus has been a student at HfM Karlsruhe with Prof. Reinhold Friedrich.
Markus has been with Salaputia Brass Connection since 2013.