-Born in 1943
-1959 start playing the clarinet under the influence of Chris Barber's Music
-1965 - 1970 student of medicine at the Universities of Freiburg, Innsbruck and Vienna
-1972 - 1977 research and teaching at Freiburg University/Biochemical Institute. Playing too much clarinet at this time forced me to switch back to clinical medicine
-1977 Medical doctor in several hospitals as a cardiologist, currently at Paracelsus Klinik Hemer
-1972 reed player in an amateur oldtime jazz band at Freiburg/Breisgau, several productions in TV, broadcast and recording studios (Frl. Mayers Hinterhaus-Jazzer)
-Since 1993 lessons in playing classical clarinet at the Hagen Philharmonic Orchestra
-1993 founding member of the "Lutzemanns Jatzkapelle", still active in this promising band with cl, as, ss, bsx and bassett horn. CD productions, cruises and concerts (see web-site for details)
-1995 Aquirement of a Conn Panamerican Bass-Sax
-1996 starting to play the bassett horn, several public concertos including the Mozart "Gran Partita"
-2002 Live-CD with "The Management Symphony" and members of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig directed by chief conductor Prof. Herbert Blomstedt (Dvorâk: Symphony No. 8)
-2004 concentration of my leisure time activities on playing Hot Jazz of the Twenties with cl and bsx.
My amateur status is well tolerated by my profi colleagues,
and I hope to become a profi, too, when I'll have to end my "career"
as a medical doctor in 2008. Let's hope the best!
Contact: Volker Riebeling