The Lavant Valley and the world

 My surroundings have always had a part in shaping me. I left the Lavant Valley of Carinthia – the people, the valley, the small villages, St. Paul’s Abbey with its walls and hallways pulsating with power – to cross the mountains into the wide world. There was a good deal there that left behind traces in my life. Traces which can now be found in my music.

Traces I’m now tracking down as a musician and composer on an acoustic quest for clues.

I transport some of these elements from the valley into the city. But I also bring back others from distant places into the valleys.

It’s an exchange. This trace for that. It’s about listening for what’s inside of yourself and others.

“… during a gorgeous sunrise […] I enjoyed the ‘acoustic paintings’. Wonderful. When a day begins like that, what could possibly go wrong? :-) “

Prof. Dr. Arnold Mettnitzer (Psychotherapist, Vienna)