Scholarships and Awards

  • 2017
    Grand Prize – New York Philharmonic’s New World Initiative Composition Challenge
    “New World, Nov 9. 2016”
  • 2013
    Bayerischer Filmpreis – Bavarian Film Award
    “Brücke am Ibar / My Beautiful Country”
  • 2012
    Arras Film Festival
    Arras Film Festival Award (won) Audience Award
  • 2011
    Best Latin Jazz CD #3 2011 WBGO for “El Violin Latino”
  • 2011
    German TV Award Nomination for “Die Hebamme”
  • 2010
    Festival Zoom 2010 (Igualada/Spanien)
    “Official Jury Awards”for “Die Hebamme”
  • 2008
    Cultural Award of the Sudeten Germans 2008
  • 2002
    Latin-Grammy-Nominationin the Category “Best Latin Jazz Album”
  • 2002
    Scholarship of the Foundation for arts of the State Baden-Württemberg
  • 1998
    Jazz award of the State Baden Württemberg
  • 1996
    “President’s Award” of the Manhattan School of Music
  • 1994
    Scholarship of the Foundation for Music of the State of Baden Württemberg
  • 1993
    Award of the counties of Ravensburg and Weingarten
  • 1992
    Culture award of the State Baden-Württemberg
  • 1989
    Youth-Jazzaward 1989 with the group Bel Art Trio