Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, on October 18, 1971.
First trumpet lesson in his native town.
Moves to France.
Enters the Versailles Conservatoire in the trumpet class of Roger Delmotte.
Enters the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris in the trumpet class of Antoine Curé.
First contact with Wynton Marsalis.
Wins the Maurice André International Trumpet Competition
in Albert, France.
First concerts oversea in Canada.
Wins the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship in Paris.
First European Tour in Germany (Berlin Philharmonie), Poland, Italy and Great Britain (BBC Proms in London).
Moves to New York City.
Enters The Juilliard School in the trumpet class of Raymond Mase.
Wins the National Trumpet Competition of the United States of America.
Wins 2nd Prize in the Geneva International Music Competition.
Joins the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra in Switzerland as Principal Trumpet.
First South American Tour in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Wins the ARD International Music Competition in Munich,
and becomes the second Swiss classical musician, in 68 years of history, to be awarded with prizes in both Geneva and Munich international competitions.
Enters the Geneva Conservatoire (HEM) in the Master Program of Orchestral Conducting.
Moves to London.
Artistic Director & Conductor of Sinfonia Nova London.
NOCTURNE | CD release of his first classical solo album, accompanied by the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra.
Solo appearance on the CD album "Jean-Claude Schlaepfer: Portrait" accompanied by the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra conducted by Alan Gilbert.
Appointed Music Director & Conductor of Redhill Sinfonia, UK.
Moves to Berlin.
Awarded with a scholarship for conducting studies, following Sir Simon Rattle and his collaboration with the Berlin Philharmonic.
Joins the Bern Symphony Orchestra (Berner Symphonieorchester, BSO) in Switzerland as Principal Trumpet.
Joins the Brass Faculty of the Lausanne University of Arts (HEMU) as Professor of Trumpet.
Becomes later Head of Brass, Founder/Conductor of the ensemble HEMU Brass & Rhythm and Founder/Artistic Director of HEMU Brass Festival.
Joins the trumpet section - lead by Reinhold Friedrich - of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado.
"Quiet City", first track of his album "Nocturne", wins the title of "best version" in a blind test broadcasted by the RTS-Radio Télévision Suisse, in front of 5 world reference recordings of the same composition.
EARLY RECORDINGS | Solo album release on Indésens Records, with 28 tracks of classical trumpet music available worldwide on all digital platforms.
First concerts with his own jazz band.
1st SET | CD release of his first jazz album on Indésens Jazz Records.
TIE-BREAK | CD release on Indésens Jazz Records of a live performance at RTS-Radio Télévision Suisse. Special guest Julien-François Zbinden.