Dominik Gaus studied trumpet with Prof. Malte Burba in Mainz and pursued his studies in Berlin at the Hanns Eisler School of Music where he graduated with a 'Bachelor of Music' degree.

Afterwards he did his 'Masters of Music' at the Berlin University of the Arts under Prof. Konradin Groth.


During his studies, he gained orchestral experience as part of an internship as Principal/Third Trumpet in the Brandenburg State Orchestra in Frankfurt/O. and furthermore founded the ensemble 'Berlin Brass Quintet' with university colleagues.

Since 2018 Dominik has been a member of the Berliner Symphoniker (Berlin Symphony Orchestra). Furthermore he regularly plays with the Brandenburger Symphoniker, Neubrandenburger Philharmonie, GermanPops Orchestra, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin and the Kammersymphonie Berlin.