• 1973 Stephan Koehr began playing the flute, saxophones and keyboards in jazz fusion, avantgarde and rock bands. 
  • 1979 he added an analogue guitar synthesizer to his live rig controlled via a bassoon pickup, thus sparking a livelong fondness for wind driven electronics.
  • 1985, when he started to work full-time as a classical bassoon player, he mostly confined his composing to studio projects. 
  • Since 1989 he is a member of the orchestra of the renowned Frankfurt opera.