about felix


– 1986 born in Berlin/Germany
– 1993-1998 elementary school Gustl Sandner Berlin
– 1998-2006 high school Georg Friedrich Händel Gymnasium Berlin
– 2006-2013 university Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin
– 2009-2011 Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin academy
– 2006-2014 teaching youth orchestra (violin section) at Georg Friedrich Händel Gymnasium Berlin
– 2012ff support, testing, webdesign, plugin & sample development at ShiVa Technologies SAS
– 2012ff freelance designer, programmer, composer, musician, recording artist
– 2016-2019 executive secretary Sächsischer Kammerchor Leipzig

music education

– first violin lessons at the Berlin Mitte Music School by Jürgen Lampe
– first music theory lessons by Sebastian Stier
– youth student at the HfM Berlin with Prof. Stefan Picard and later Prof. Michael Vogler
– Georg Friedrich Händel Gymnasium in Berlin, music-focussed high school
Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin, mentored by Prof. Michael Vogler
– chamber music classes with Prof.s Eberhard Feltz, Wayne Foster-Smith and Fabio Bidini
– composing and music theory classes by Sebastian Stier and Steffen Schellhase
– diplomas in violin orchestral music and violin pedagogy

orchestra experience

– 9 years of high school orchestra, most of them as concert master
– 3 years at the Deutsches Muskischulorchester
– temporary at LJO Brandenburg
– 6 years at the Konzertorchester Berlin
– 2-year scholarship at the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
– subsequent temp’ing at the RSB for several years
– 7 years of teaching high school level youth orchestra

music awards

– several awards at jugend musiziert, the last time 2004 Bundespreisträger violin
– 2009 German Choir Contest composer award for “Ein Bitteres Liebeslied”

3D development tool proficiency

– Strong: ShiVa3D by ShiVa Technologies, Wings3D, xNormal
– Good: Autodesk Mudbox, Substance Painter, Cheetah3D

2D art tool proficiency

– Strong: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Sketch, Paint Shop Pro 7-X
– Good: Inkscape, Pixelmator

coding proficiency

– Strong: ShiVaScript/Lua
– Good: C++11, PureBasic, PHP/mySQL, HTML/CSS, Java
– Weaker: Objective-C++, Python, JS

multimedia proficiency

– Strong: Apple Final Cut Pro X, Presonus Notion
– Good: Presonus Studio One, MuseScore, Finale, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere