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Rasmus Schjærff Kjøller

accordion

Rasmus Schjærff Kjøller (accordion) concludes his soloist course at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen in September 2013. There he has been taught by Professor Geir Draugsvoll as well as by James Crabb. His repertoire ranges from the Baroque to newly composed music, and he works across the music genres: from classical to tango to pop and rock. Rasmus Schjærff Kjøller is one half of the classical accordion duo MYTHOS, who won DR P2’s Chamber Music Competition in 2011 and the International Chamber Music Competition Almere in 2012. He has played with The Esbjerg Ensemble, The Jutland Ensemble and the Swedish contemporary music ensemble Ars Nova. In 2012 Rasmus Schjærff Kjøller received the Léonie Sonning Music Grant.