Ludwig Hornung began his education at the age of six with classical pianolessons and drumlessons, during the following years he won several prizes at jazz and classic competitions.
In 2006 he began to study Jazz-Piano in Stuttgart, in 2008 he transfered to the Jazz Institut Berlin, where he finished his studies with top grade, taking lessons with Prof. Hubert Nuss, Prof. David Friedman and Prof. Kurt Rosenwinkel. At the same time he took classical lessons with Prof. Susanne Grützmann.
He appeared with the Dima Bondarev Quintet at the competition of the Festival „Jazz à Montauban“ in France, where the group won the first prize. Tours led this group to the Festival „Jazz Bez“ in L'viv (Ukraine) and to „Jazz nad Odra“ (Poland). Other Festivals, where Hornung appeared, were the Jazzopen Stuttgart, German Jazz Nights in Brussels (Belgium), Jazz Festival Lyons (France) and the Nachwuchs-Jazzfestival Leipzig. His musical activities led him to France, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Belgium, Czechia, Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, Austria, South Korea, Switzerland, Ukraine, Netherlands, Turkey and in the USA.