Winning the first prize at the "Concours International d'Execution Musicale" in Geneva 1991 marked the beginning of an extraordinary career as a tuba soloist for Jens Bjørn-Larsen. He has also been awarded first prize in the Nordic Soloist Competition, Grand Victor Borge Award, the Japanese Bunkamura Prize and the European Juventus Award. From 1987 until 2005, he held the position as principal tubist of the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. In 2002 Jens Bjørn-Larsen was appointed professor at the "Hochschule für Musik und Theater", Hannover, becoming the only full-time distinguished professor for tuba in Europe. He keeps busy travelling as a B&S and Melton Artist, playing recitals, performing solo concerti with major orchestras and giving Master classes both in Europe and further afield.
Teachers (Malmö Academy of Music)