Torbjorn Hultmark

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Torbjörn Hultmark was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1957. He is a naturalised British citizen subsequent to having moved to the UK in 1985. Torbjörn studied trumpet and composition at the Gothenburg Conservatoire of Music and at the National Centre for Orchestral Studies, Goldsmith's College, London. His main teachers were Bengt Eklund (Gothenburg) and John Wallace (London). Alongside his work as a member of Notes Inégales and the Headspace Ensemble, he works with orchestras and ensembles such as the London Sinfonietta, Philharmonia Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe as well as film and TV session work. Torbjörn has worked as a soloist with the Northern Sinfonia and with the BBC Philharmonic, on BBC Radio 3 and at the Albert Hall Proms. He was a founder-member of Chaconne Brass.

Torbjorn is also an experienced composer ( whose compositions have been performed extensively, including Scandianavia, Australia and New Zealand and the UK (BBC R3, Classic FM etc). His music has been recorded on CD (DXL1141, CBCD1101 and CBCD597).
Torbjörn published The Torbjörn Hultmark Trumpet Method in 2017 which has been highly acclaimed worldwide by many of our best known brass players and pedagogues - see - followed in 2022 by The Torbjörn Hultmark Tuning Method.
His output is wide-ranging and includes works for large orchestra and choral music as well as scores for different types of chamber ensemble. Commissions have included those from the BBC R3. Torbjörn's music is published by Brass Wind Publications, Onyx Brass, Composers Edition and Svensk Musik. Some of Torbjorn's music can be heard on his soundcloud page. Torbjörn’s Youtube channel contains much in the way of his work as a musician, composer and performer.

Richard Morrison, The Times (Britten's Midsummer Night's Dream) … 'its fiendish trumpet part particularly crisply delivered by Torbjörn Hultmark'.

Reviews of The Torbjörn Hultmark Trumpet Method:

Jonathan Rees, The Brass Herald - 'I cannot recommend this book highly enough to players of any brass instrument, or any brass teacher’.

Raymond Mase, Chair of Brass, the Juilliard School, New York - “Lots of well organized material for all playing levels...a really nice overview of all aspects of trumpet playing”.

Rex Richardson, international trumpet soloist - “Torbjörn Hultmark's trumpet method is ingenious. At once succinct and remarkably comprehensive, he addresses every imaginable element of trumpet playing, from fundamentals through to extended techniques such as circular breathing and multi-phonics. Brilliant!"

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