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Instrumental Teachers, autumn 2019

Artistic direction

Conductor Henrik Schaefer is artistically responsible for the programme. Henrik Schaefer also holds the position of Artistic Director at the Göteborg Opera orchestra with whom he performed Le nozze di Figaro, Mozarts Requiem, The Magic Flute etc. The last couple of years Henrik Schaefer has been engaged with many Swedish orchestras. In 2011 he performed Wagners Der Ring des Nibelungen with Värmlandsoperan in Karlstad.
As viola player he was the youngest member of the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra ever and in the year 2000 he was chosen as Claudio Abbado's assistant conductor.
He has been a guest conductor at opera houses in Leipzig, Rouen, Chemnitz, Seoul, Hong Kong and at Opera Hedeland and NorrlandsOperan, among others. As a concert conductor, Henrik Schaefer has collaborated with orchestras such as Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Metropolitan Orchestra in Tokyo, New Japan Philharmonic, Netherlands Philharmonic and Hong Kong Philharmonic.

Faculty members

The main coaches for the students are the principal players from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the Göteborg Opera. Many of them teach at the Academy of Music and Drama, and other Nordic music conservatoires.

Instrumental advisors, teachers

Flute: Håvard Lysebo
Oboe: Mårten Larsson
Clarinet: Urban Claesson
Bassoon: Anders Engström
French horn: Philip Foster, Ingrid Bakke Karlstedt
Trumpet: Jan Gustavsson
Trombone: Louise Pollock, Ingemar Roos
Tuba: Even Evensen
Violin: Tobias Granmo, Marja Inkinen, Øyvor Volle
Viola: Johanna Persson, Hanne Skjelbred
Cello: Claes Gunnarsson, Johan Stern
Double bass: Jan Alm, Charles DeRamus
Percussion: Daniel Berg, Roger Carlsson, Hans Hernqvist
Harp: Erik Groenestein-Hendriks
Piano: Mikael Kjellgren, Magnus Ricklund, Erik Risberg

There are also a number of teachers employed by the hour as well as guest teachers. The instrumental teachers also work with chamber music and ensemble tutoring.


Head of unit: Anders Köllerström
Programme Supervisor: Maria Wigander
Ensemble coordinator: David Glänneskog

Page Manager: Tobias Egle|Last update: 9/4/2019

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