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Andreas Kratz

Mus.B (hons)

Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher

Andreas Kratz

Contact details

Skärgårdsvägen 23, 79293 Venjan, Sweden

  info@andreaskratz.se
  www.andreaskratz.se
  +46 (0)735002403


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Andreas Kratz was born in Tranås 1979. He is raised within the Salvation Army and started playing in the Tranås Band of the Salvation Army at an early age under his father Torbjorn.

1997-2001, Andreas studied trombone at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, where he studied with Professor Ingemar Roos.

Between 2003-2017 Andreas worked as a Tenor & Bass trombonist at the Gothenburg Opera House.

Andreas also plays euphonium and basstrumpet.

Over many years Andreas worked with orchestras like:

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra , Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK), Oslo Opera Orchestra, The Royal Opera Stockholm, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra , Gothenburg Wind Orchestra, Musica Vitae, The Royal Band of the Swedish Army, The Royal Marine Band of the Swedish Army.

Andreas conducting experience spans over 20 years working with amateurs and professional ensembles. He has undertook conducting studies at Gothenburg Universty of Music and private with David King and Garry Cutt.

Andreas is the first Swedish conductor to have been conducting at the National Brassband Championships in Royal Albert Hall, London 2018. He has also been a judge at a number of competitions.

He is frequently invited as guest conductor with several brass bands and wind bands in Europe.

As a conductor he has collaboration with:

Garry Cutt, Prof. David King, Dr. Phillip McCann, David Childs, James Morrison, James Fountain, Tom Davoren, Prof. Ingemar Roos, Richard Phillips, Glenn van Looy, Lucy Cutt, Richard Marshall, Owen Farr, Michael Becquet, Chris Houlding, Mogens Andresen, Nils Landgren, Stefan Schulz, Øystein Baadsvik.

 

 



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