Introducing our three clarinet teachers for the newly-expanded 2024 Summer Academy clarinet class: Andreas Sundén, Björn Nyman and Karin Dornbusch!

Andreas Sundén is a clarinet soloist in the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and was previously clarinet soloist in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. He has been a soloist with many of the leading European orchestras and has won several prizes in international competitions. Sundén is currently a Professor at the Ingesund School of Music and teaches at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Sundén is the Artistic Director of the Voksenåsen Summer Academy Winds courses.

Björn Nyman is clarinet soloist for the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. He is an active soloist and chamber musician. Nyman is an awardwinner of two of the most prestigious international competitions for clarinetists, the ARD competition in Munich in 2004 and the Carl Nielsen competition in Odense in 2005. He has also been a clarinet soloist for the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester conducted by Pierre Boulez and Claudio Abbado. Nyman teaches at the Norwegian Academy of Music.

The Swedish clarinettist Karin Dornbusch, who has lived in Switzerland since 1995, grew up in a family of musicians in Stockholm,. After studying at the Berlin University of the Arts and the Basel Music Academy, she is now an internationally sought-after soloist and chamber musician. Her main focus is on chamber music and the solo repertoire, which ranges from the classical and romantic periods to crossover projects and world premieres. From 2006-2017 she was artistic director of the Båstad Chamber Music Festival in Sweden and since 2019 she has been artistic director of FRONTSIDE – Gothenburg International Chamber Music Festival, which she founded. She is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and King Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, awarded her the Medal Litteris et Artibus in 2009.

The Summer Academy Wind course is from July 30th – 3 August, 2024. Read more and apply here.

Apply by April 7th!