Study of church music and organ playing in Oslo, further at the State School of Music (Musikhochschule) in Cologne with Prof Michael Schneider and in Paris with Marie-Claire Alain.
Study of harpsichord playing at the State School of Music in Cologne with Prof Hugo Ruf.
1977 First and Bach-Prize in the International Organ Competition at the International Organ Week (Ion) at Nuremberg. In the same year Prize winner in the International Organ Competition in connection with the Assembly of the German Protestant church in Berlin.
1980 named professer of organ at the State School of Music and Interpretative Art in Stuttgart.
1991 named professer of organ and historical keyboard instruments at the State School of Music and Interpretative Art in Stuttgart.
Concerts in several countries of Western and Eastern Europe as well as in Japon, Israel, and the USA.
Recordings for most of the German Broadcasting Companies. Records, also with own organ music.
Jury member of International organ competitions. Courses and seminars on historical performance practice in Western and Eastern Europe.
Author of an organ tutor Historical Practice in Organ Playing” (Carus-Verlag, Stuttgart 1996) and editor of e.g., G. F. Handel’s Organ Concertos Op. 7.
Compositions for organ solo, organ with other instruments, and for other vocal and instrumental groups.
At the time being he is working on a book on the performance of romantic organ music.