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BIO

Lars Karlin is a Swedish trombonist and Arranger from Borlänge, Sweden

living in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

He he started playing the trombone the age of twelve under Hans-Göran

”Bullas” Olsson at the Music School in Borlänge, Sweden. Further studies were

made at the Conservatory of Music in Falun, The Royal College of Music in

Stockholm under Prof. Sven-Erik Eriksson, The Hochschule für Musik und Theater

in Hannover under Prof. Jonas Bylund and at the University for Music and Arts in

Berlin under Andreas Klein. 

Lars also studied private courses in "Performance Mastery under Peak

Performance" by Psychologist Ph.D. Don Greene in Los Angeles.

Lars is a Prizewinner of numerous National and International Music

Competitions including: The Lieksa International Trombone Competition in

2008, The Aeolus International Competition for Winds in 2010 and Deutsche

Musikwettbewerb in 2011.

From 2007 to 2020 Lars he was member of the Trombone Unit

Hannover where he also created much of their repertoire in form of

Arrangements. Their CD "Living on the Edge" was recorded

exclusively with arrangements by Lars Karlin. 

Lars also in 2018 joined forces with Basstrombonist Tomer Maschwkowski &

Pianist Ohad Ben-Ari in the newly formed Show ”Sliding thru the opera”.