Cellist John Ehde studied with professor Asger Lund Christiansen in Aarhus, taking his diploma in 1984. From 1989-99 he held the position of solo cellist with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra. He is a former member of LINensemble, which attracted international attention for its focus on contemporary music. John Ehde works closely with many leading composers and has premiered some 50 first performances as a chamber musician and soloist. He has toured in large parts of Europe as well as in Canada, Vietnam, China and Hong Kong. He has recorded many CDs, including for Dacapo Records.