Educated trombonist from the Royal Danish Academy of Music 1983.
Bob Brookmeyer's composers workshop at the Rhythmic Conservatory


From 1997 studies in composition w. Karsten Fundahl and Anders Nordentoft. Orchestration w. Bo Holten

Studied conducting w. Frans Rasmussen.

Main tasks:
Musician in the Radio Jazz Group 1978-83. Thad Jones Eclipse 1979-82. Danish Radio Bigband 1983-92. Performed w. Ernie Wilkins Almost Bigband. Jazzmusician in small groups 1980 -

Composed works and made arrangements for theater, movies, CD recordings, jazz ensembles, 'new music' ensembles and symphony orchestras. Chamberopera “Restless” 2005. Soundart, electronics and videoinstallations 2000-

Director and conductor for the Copenhagen Art Ensemble from 1995. Founded and directed the third Way Chamber Players 1999-2001. Head of RMC major orchestra (40 piece orch.) 2001-02. Conductor for The Ghettoblaster Ensemble (8 piece ensemle)

Other skills / occupations:
Worked from 1993 as teacher and examiner (trombone, ear training & arr./composition) at a several higher music education institutions.

Scholarships / awards
Has received numerous awards, including from the Danish Arts Counsil to Copenhagen Art Ensemble from 1995.

Danish Arts Counsil to 3. Way Chamber Players 1999-2001 

Government Arts grants 1993-95, 1998-2012 and the Danish Arts Foundation's 3-year grant from the classical music committee  2002.

Award from DJBFA 2002


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