From 1997 studies in composition w. Karsten Fundahl and Anders Nordentoft. Orchestration w. Bo Holten
Studied conducting w. Frans Rasmussen.
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