<p> Guitarist Florian Opahle was born in 1983 in Rosenheim, Bavaria in Germany.
His musical interests cover contemporary Rock and Classic Rock, Blues and Jazz as well as Classical music. His music background includes master class instruction from guitarists such as Al DiMeola. Florian has worked in a number of live acts and in studios in his native Germany.
He has toured throughout Europe with female vocalist Masha, and in 2003, he began working with Jethro Tull front man, Ian Anderson, in his solo band and orchestral projects. As guitarist on the "Ian Anderson Plays Orchestral Jethro Tull" tour, he performed in Italy, Greece, France and Germany with Anderson's band and a full orchestra. The tour has since been captured as a home DVD release.