Completed his Master’s degree specializing in Performing Arts at the University of Pretoria under the guidance of Abri Jordaan. He also completed his Teacher’s and Performer’s Licentiates from UNISA (University of South-Africa) as well as an ABRSM Performance Diploma. He currently teaches Classical Guitar at the Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool in Pretoria. In 2011 he was the 1st prize winner of the Cape Town International Guitar Competition. Guitar festivals where he was an active participant include the Calcutta Guitar Festival (India); Encuentro de La Falda (Argentina) where he was also a prize winner; the Koblenz Guitar Festival and the Guitar Foundation of America. He also received master classes from well known performers such as: David Russell, Aniello Desiderio, Marcin Dylla and Scott Tennant to name a few.