Independent percussionist, drummer, composer and music producer based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Director of Percussion Studies at the Ingesund School of Music at Karlstad University.
Steady Member of:
Global Percussion Network
Ensemble Villancico (early world music/baroque)
Basic Big Band
As a freelancing musician Rolf has been working with amongst other:
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Stockholm Royal Opera Orchestra
Gävle Symphony Orchestra
Norrbotten NEO (Contemporary Chamber Music)
Nordic Chamber Orchestra
Norrbotten Chamber Orchestra
Ballroom Big Band
Swedish Army Band
Swedish Royal Marine Band
Rolf received his Masters Degree at Piteå School of Music at Luleå University as a student of Anders Åstrand. Right after finishing his studies he became a founding member of the percussion group Global Percussion Network (GPN) together with Anders Åstrand and Daniel Saur. GPN has toured and performed around Europe, Asia, South- and North America.
Between 2006-2015 Rolf held the position as principal percussion and solo field drummer in the Swedish Army Band. As a military musiscian Rolf travelled and performed in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Schwitzerland, France, Afghanistan and Kosovo.
Since 2001 Rolf is a member of Ensemble Villancio. This ensemble has toured more than thirty countries with its Early World Music repertoire - foremost Latin American baroque music and early music.
Besides performing and teaching Rolf is also composing and producing music on his own label. 2 CD:s will be released during 2017 with completely new music.