David Koch was born and raised in Heidelberg. He studied guitar with piano as a minor subject at University of Music Mainz and at the Conservatory “G.B. Martini” in Bologna and graduated with a Bachelor of Music. Afterwards he graduated with a Masters degree in “Music Journalism in Broadcast and Media” at the University of Music Karlsruhe. He gathered work experience at Bayrischer Rundfunk in the editorial office of “BR-Klassik”. Since finishing his studies he works as music editor at SWR 2 for the science magazine “Impuls” as well as for the radio play series “Tandem” and realizes projects with a focus on media design. As a musician he's still active in a multitude of Jazz ensembles, works as music teacher and regularly plays concerts in Karlsruhe and its surroundings. After an internship and working as a research assistant at Max-Reger-Institute he now works as a research assistant for Reger-Werkausgabe (RWA) since October 2017.