Ralf has been a professional guitarist for more than 30 years.
Studies at the Guitar Institute Of Technology (G.I.T.) in Los Angeles, USA
Classical education at the University of Hildesheim
Musical activities as live and studio musician
Official Ibanez artist since 1998
Official Cort acoustic guitar artist since 2019
Endorser(demonstrator) for Mesa Boogie, Marshall, Ovation
Release of several own music CDs
Over 1.000000 clicks on YouTube
Over 1000 live performances/workshops/clinics etc.
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"Playfully at home in the upper league like Vai, Satriani, Lukather, but still with his own style."
"Guitar solos on maximum warp."
"His playing commutes between rock, blues, fusion and crossover with a lot of pressure."
"Mature tone with sure instinct and headstrong sound."
Ralf is endorser for Ibanez, Cort, Mesa Boogie, Eventide, D´Addario and Fractal Audio
Ralf has 35 years of teaching experience and is the owner of the Guitar School Hannover.
Since 2009 Ralf has been teaching at
in Hannover. The Guitar School Hannover has a high customer satisfaction with a
Google rating of 5.0.
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Here are some of Ralf's lessons in the past: