Teacher of bassoon
Annika Amundsen made her debut as a soloist with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Stockholm in John Williams’ Five Sacred Trees after studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, the Hochschule für Musik, Mannheim, and The Royal College of Music, Stockholm. She has held the post as principal bassoon with Malmö Opera Orchestra and Gävle Symphony Orchestra and since 1998 with Malmö Symphony Orchestra.
She has made recurrent appearances as a principal bassoon with The Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and she has performed as a soloist on numerous occasions, in works dedicated to her by contemporary Swedish composers Erik Peters and Olof Lindgren as well as in works from the classical bassoon repertory.
She holds a position as a teacher of bassoon and chamber music at the Malmö Academy of Music and teaches recurrent master classes in Sweden and Latvia.