Gustav Melander

Biography

Biography

Gustav Melander is regarded as one of Europe’s most talented young trumpet players. Having studied with Bo Nilsson and Prof. Håkan Hardenberger at the Malmö Academy of Music, since graduating, Gustav has gone on to become one of the most in demand players.

Currently the tenured Co-principal Trumpet of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Gustav also regularly features with other Scandinavian Orchestras such as the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a soloist, Melander performs regularly and has made notable solo appearances making his debut in 2014 with the Malmö Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra and in December 2016 performed Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra.

Passionate about education, Melander has a number of students and has been a trumpet teacher at the Malmö Academy of Music since 2015.

Speaking about his Yamaha trumpets Melander stated: ‘It’s great to be joining all the other fantastic musicians in the Yamaha family. The sensation of easy playing and flexibility that the Yamaha trumpets offer help me to play at my very best.’