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Ulla Miilmann

flute
1972

Ulla Miilmann is Principal flutist of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra – a position she has held since 1994. Already during her college years Ulla Miilmann attracted attention and was selected Denmark’s representative in the European Broadcasting Union’s ‘Concerts for Young Soloists’. She is a prizewinner in several competitions, among others the prestigious ‘Flute – Talk’ competition in Chicago. Ulla Miilmann has appeared as a soloist with Denmark’s leading orchestras and has toured in Asia. She has worked as a chamber musician in Scandinavia with respected soloists and ensembles such as the Danish National Symphony Orchestra’s Wind Quintet, Katrine Gislinge, Lars Ulrik Mortensen and Gidon Kremer. As the first ever Danish soloist she received an American Grammy nomination in 2007 for ‘Best Soloist Performance with an Orchestra’ for her recording of Ole Schmidt’s Flute Concerto (Dacapo). Ulla Miilmann has received the Jakob Gade Award and the Danish Music Critics’ Artist Prize.