Raphael
PERSONALS:

BORN IN LINKÖPING, SWEDEN 1971.
SON OF TWO MUSICIANS.
BEFORE BEGINING WITH BRASS INSTRUMENTS I TRIED SEVERAL DIFFERENT INSTRUMENTS, SUCH AS CHURCH-ORGAN, GUITAR & DOUBLEBASS.
STARTED PLAYING EUPHONIUM AT THE AGE OF 10,
THEN CHANGED TO TROMBONE AT THE AGE OF 15.

STUDIES & WORK:
BEGAN TROMBONE STUDIES WITH MAGNUS BJÖRKLUND
(NORRKÖPING, SWEDEN) 1987.
CHANGED TO OLE-KRISTIAN HANSEN
(OSLO,NORWAY) 1988
MOVED TO COLOGNE, GERMANY TO STUDY WITH MICHEL BECQUET
(PARIS, FRANCE) 1990-1993

PLAYED IN VARIOUS ORCHESTRAS, SUCH AS
ORQUESTA SINFONICA GALICIA (LA CORUNA, SPAIN) AND
GÜRZENICH ORCHESTER KÖLN (COLOGNE, GERMANY)
BEFORE STARTING A CAREER AS A FREELANCE TROMBONIST.

STARTED PERFORMING ON PERIOD INSTRUMENTS 1991
FOLLOWING THE EVOLUTION OF THE TROMBONE -
BEGINING WITH BAROQUE / SACKBUT,THEN CLASSICAL
AND LATELY EVEN ROMANTIC (GERMAN) INSTRUMENTS.

MADE NUMEROUS RECORDINGS AS SOLO-TROMBONIST/SECTION-LEADER
WITH RENOWNED PERIOD-INSTRUMENT-ENSEMBLES IN EUROPE.
ANIMA ETERNA, BRUSSELS,
LA CHAPELLE ROYALE, PARIS,
AKAMUS, BERLIN,
NEDERLANDSE BACHVERENIGING, AMSTERDAM,
DAS NEUE ORCHESTER, COLOGNE
...TO NAME A FEW.

ALSO A SOLID BACKGROUND AS AN ARRANGER.

FIRST BRASS-ENSEMBLE ARRANGEMENTS AT AGE 13 , DEVELOPING MY WRITING SKILLS WHICH LED TO FORMING AN OWN ENSEMBLE IN 1989.
I COLLECTED THE YOUNGEST PROFESSIONAL SCANDINAVIAN BRASS-PLAYERS
AND STARTED THE ENSEMBLE THAT IS TODAY THE NORDIC BRASS-ENSEMBLE.
MANY OF THE ARRANGEMENTS THAT WE PLAYED, AMONGST OTHER ORCHESTRAL SCORES YOU CAN FIND IN MY OWN MUSIC SHOP AT VANG-MUSIC.

SINCE 1995 I ALSO HAVE BEEN ACTIVE IN THE RECORDING AREA AS AN
PRODUCER / ARRANGER & ENGINEER,
THEN SOLELY WORKING UNDER MY PSEUDONYM R4Dt.
PLEASE VISIT MY WEB-SITE TO LISTEN TO SOME OF MY OWN MUSIC.


INSTRUMENTS:


BAROQUE-TROMBONES

ALTO-SACKBUT: E.MEINL
TENOR-SACKBUT: GLASSL - MODEL "DREWELWECZ"

CLASSICAL-TROMBONES:

ALTO-TROMBONE: E.MEINL

ROMANTIC-TROMBONES:

ALTO-TROMBONE: M.ENDERS
TENOR-TROMBONE: M.ENDERS

MODERN-TROMBONES:

TENOR-TROMBONE: CONN 2H, WURLITZER BELL
TENOR-TROMBONE: VINCENT BACH 42B