Born 1981 in Vienna.
A former member of the Vienna Boys Choir, he attended the Vienna Musikgymnasium and subsequently recieved a diploma in composition & music theory at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in 2005, where he studied with Michael Jarrell, Dietmar Schermann, Detlev Müller-Siemens, and Wolfgang Suppan. His master´s thesis is about Luigi Nono´s piano piece „…sofferte onde serene…“. His compositions have been performed at Festival MUSICA Strasbourg, Ensemblia Mönchengladbach, Wiener Festwochen, and Alte Schmiede Wien, among others. His piece, „Nachzeichnung“, was awarded both the Förderpreis der Landesmusikakademie NRW and the Sonderpreis of the Wiener Musikseminar 2004.
He completed internships and worked at institutions such as the Austrian Cultural Forum (New York City), Clifford Chance (Frankfurt/Main), Klangforum Wien and VIDA-Latin Art Studio (Vienna). He participated in the 2nd International Roman law moot court competition (Kavala/Greece) as a member of the Viennese team (2nd prize). In January 2014 he gave a lecture at Chinese University (Hong Kong) about „The variety of European polyphonic theories before appearing in China“. In 2015 he finished his law studies and, after being assistant at the Institute of Roman Law and Ancient Legal History of the University of Vienna, he completed his doctoral studies with a thesis on Roman Private Law.
Dominik currently works both as senior lecturer for counterpoint and harmonics and as a jurist in matters of legal assistance at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.