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Name: Erik Ronmark
Skills: Soloist, Teacher (Concert Saxophonist)
Address: Sweden
Links: Website     E-mail
Swedish saxophonist Erik Rönmark came to the United States in 1996 to continue his musical education. To date, Rönmark has commissioned over 20 works by emerging composers but has also worked closely with established names such as Karlheinz Stockhausen, Betsy Jolas, Terry Riley, and Karen Tanaka.

An accomplished chamber musician, Rönmark is the First-Prize winner of both the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and the Coleman Chamber Music Competition. As a soloist or an orchestral saxophonist he has performed with the Windsor, Ann Arbor, Aberdeen (SD), and Sundsvall (Sweden) Symphonies. In 2000, Dr. Rönmark received the prestigious American-Scandinavian Foundation’s Award for establishing valuable relationships between Sweden and America.

As an educator and performer, Rönmark has given recitals and masterclasses in the United States, Canada and Europe and can be heard as quartet saxophonist on the Equilibrium label. He is currently in the process of recording an album for saxophone and strings to be released in 2006.

Dr. Rönmark received his D.M.A. from The University of Michigan where he studied with the renowned saxophonist Donald Sinta. He received his B.A. (Summa cum laude) from Northern State University (SD) and his M.M. from Bowling Green State University (OH). Dr. Rönmark was most recently the saxophone instructor at the University of Windsor, Canada.



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