Jens Bjørn-Larsen

tuba
Jens Bjørn-Larsen (tuba) born in 1965, is one of the most sought-after tuba soloists in the world, and a highly appreciated and successful teacher of brass instruments. He has been tuba soloist in the Danish National Symphony Orchestra / DR since he was 20 and has also been a very busy chamber and ensemble musician in both Royal Danish Brass and Stockholm Chamber Brass. He has won many prizes including First Prize in the 1985 Nordic Soloist Competition, the Victor Borge Grant and First Prize at the Concours d’Exécution Musicale in Geneva in 1991. Jens Bjørn-Larsen is a professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hanover and teaches at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and Musikhögskolan in Malmö.