Michael Malmgreen

Michael Malmgreen is a Cum Laude graduate of The Royal Academy of Music, where he studied under Professor Erling Bloch. These studies were further augmented in Rome as a student of Professor Alberto Lysy. Mr. Malmgreen has been teaching at the Royal Danish Academy of Music since 1985, as well as coaching and teaching elsewhere in Europe and South America. Following graduation, Mr. Malmgreen toured for two years with the Argentinian Chamber Orchestra “The Camerata Bariloche”, travelling throughout South America, Central America, the Caribbean Islands, the United States, and Europe. Upon his return, he joined the Royal Danish Orchestra as a principal player in 1970. Michael Malmgreen's talent as a musician and organizer has taken him throughout the world. He has participated in several international festivals: The Menuhin Festival, Gstaad, Switzerland, the Menuhin-Lysy Festivals in Amsterdam, Paris and London. He has performed as a soloist at concerts with Yehudi Menuhin and other outstanding musicians. In 1973, Mr. Malmgreen founded the chamber orchestra “The Copenhagen Chamber Soloists” with which he toured Scandinavia, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. He has also worked as an organizer of the Maribo Chamber Music Festival and the summer concert series in Copenhagen's prestigious art museum “Glyptoteket”. He is a permanent jury member of important music competitions in Denmark.