1970 First prize in the newcomer competition “Goldene Gitarre” for musicians and groups, Regensburg


1977 First prize of the “Deutscher Musikwettbewerb” in Bonn, Beethovenhalle, category: percussion, solo


1977 Scholarship of the “Vera and Oskar von Ritter Foundation”


1977 Composition prize of the “Musikalische Akademie Würzburg”


1977 Scholarship of the “Walter Kaminsky Memorial Foundation”


1978 First prize of the “Deutscher Hochschulwettbewerb”, category: percussion, solo


1978 Double stipendiary of the “Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes” (composition, percussion)


1980 3me Grand Prix and Prix Spéciale at the “Internationaler Wettbewerb zur Interpretation zeitgenössicher Musik” of Radio France, Paris


1980 Advancement award of the “Deutsche Phonoakademie Hamburg”


1982 Scholarship of the Free State of Bavaria at the “Cité Internationale des Arts”, Paris


1986 Bavarian State Award for Music and Fine Arts


1991 First prize in the competition on the interior of the Volksbank Forchheim (nine photographs on aluminum)


1992 First prize in the sculpture competition of the official buildings Weiden (“Stelen”, cast iron)


1999 First arts and cultural award of the County of Tirschenreuth


2000 Laureate of the Nordgau Award for the hitherto artistic work


2001 First prize in the sculpture competition on the new development of the technical college Weiden-Amberg (“Junge Denker”/Young Thinkers, two-part, steel)


2003 Advancement award of the “Joe and Xaver Fuhr Foundation Regensburg” for the hitherto artistic work


2004 Cultural award for Sculpture of the district of Upper Palatinate


2007 “Best Artist” in the readers poll on “The 50 most important Upper Palatinates”, carried out by the cultural department of the “NEUER TAG”


2007 Appointed to the jury of the III. International Biannual Festival for Photography in Kaliningrad, Russia