Jens Bjørn-Larsen is one of the most sought-after tuba soloists globally and a highly appreciated and successful teacher of brass instruments. Winning the first prize at the Concours International d’Execution Musicale in Geneva in 1991 marked the beginning of an exceptional career as a tuba soloist for Jens Bjørn-Larsen. He was awarded first prize in the Nordic Soloist Competition, the Grand Victor Borge Award, the Japanese Bunkamura Prize and the European Juventus Award. From 1987 until 2005, he held the position of principal tubist of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and is now an associate member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. He teaches at the Royal Danish Academy and the Malmö Academy of Music. In 2002 he was appointed professor at the Hanover University of Music. For several years, he was also the visiting tutor of tuba at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. As a soloist and orchestra musician, Jens Bjørn-Larsen has appeared in countless recordings.