Jesper Sivebæk trained at Vestjysk Musikkonservatorium (today the Danish National Academy of Music) with associate professor Jørgen Bjørslev, and graduated from the soloist class of the Malmö Academy of Music under professor Per-Olof Johnsson. Jesper Sivebæk has extensive concert engagements as a soloist and chamber musician and is co-founder of the Scandinavian Guitar Duo, which won the DR Chamber Music Competition in 1993. Jesper Sivebæk has played first performances of Danish guitar concertos by Karl Aage Rasmussen, Lars Hegaard, Ulrik Neumann, Anders Koppel and Poul Ruders. He has won prizes at international solo guitar competitions in Spain, France and Italy. Since 2007, Jesper Sivebæk has been an associate professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. He has been a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Malmö Academy of Music, the Estonian Academy of Music in Tallinn and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in the US.