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When I was 6 years old, my motherís pots and detergent boxes were no longer safe from me because I was completely smitten by drums and rhythms. Shortly after, I learned the rudiments on drums as well as classic percussion at the local music school.

After several years of being an orchestra musician and a band drummer, I went to the Ecole Agostini school in Strasbourg, where I gained live, and studio experiences. At that time, Simon Phillips and Terry Bozzio were my biggest role models. During a seminar in Munich, I got to know Terry personally and a few years later he invited me to his workshop-tour in France. This enabled me to learn from him directly.

After my graduation in Strasbourg, I decided to go and study drums and percussion at ATLA, the famous music school in Paris.

With the right "know-how" and a diploma with top grades under my belt, I went back to Strasbourg, where Iíve run my own mobile drum school on both sides of the Rhine since 2003.

I have many students from 5 to 75 years old to whom I teach drums, classic percussion, world percussion such as djembe, cajon etc. and drum circles.Early rhythmic education and rhythm workshops in jazz and Latin are also part of the program.

I have taught my own "IBoClic" drum concept at a number of workshops and seminars, among others at the Pedagogical Institute of Teacher Education of the City of Munich, the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich and the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, as well as several general schools. I was also on the road with the ďDrums & Sound" master-class concept for workshops, for example at the CIAM in Bordeaux (France).

In 2015 I started another adventure as a transcriber and with "The Drumbook of Bang!" from Swiss multiplatinum band GOTTHARD, I wrote my first drum book. Since then my services as a transcriber are highly appreciated and I'm being asked to transcribe a lot. I'm currently working on new drum and percussion books for children and adults together with my business partners.

In addition to my activities as a teacher and lecturer, I also play internationally as a live/studio drummer and percussionist. You can find more information at

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