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Per Morten Bye

trumpet

Per Morten Bye (trumpet), born in Trondheim, Norway, won the position of alternate trumpet soloist in the Århus Symphony Orchestra at the age of 19, and from 1996 until 2007 he was first trumpet soloist in the Royal Danish Orchestra, only interrupted by a year as first trumpet soloist in the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (2001-2002). Since 2007 Per Morten Bye has been first trumpet soloist in the Odense Symphony Orchestra and alongside this has been active as a chamber musician in ensembles such as Århus Brass, Århus Sinfonietta, Royal Danish Brass and Scandinavian Brass Ensemble. Per Morten Bye has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in Århus, and has also been a soloist with several of the Danish and Norwegian symphony orchestras.