Staffan Borseman
Vice President

Staffan Borseman grew up in one of the most famous Swedish music families. His father, Enar Borseman, was a violin concertmaster, music professor and he led Staffan in the best of traditions. As a five-year-old, Staffan made his first concert performance as a violinist at the Royal Stockholm Music Museum.

Staffan Borseman is respected for his musical skills, abilities and knowledge. His integrity, wisdom and ethical reliability make him treasured and loved by his colleagues and students around the world.


  • The Danish National Symphony Orchestra - Principal Concertmaster - Copenhagen, Denmark 1979-2004
  • Danish Radio Sinfonietta - Principal Concertmaster - Copenhagen, Denmark 1979-2004
  • Royal Swedish Chamber Orchestra - Principal Concertmaster - Stockholm, Sweden 1974-1994
  • Malmö Symphoniorchestra - Principal Concertmaster - Malmö, Sweden 1978-1979
  • Framnäs Folkhögskala (The College of Music, Piteå) Piteå, Sweden - Head of the violin department for violin soloists and violin pedagogues - 1978
  • Kammerorchester Tibor Varga - Detmold, Germany 1974-1978
  • Solo and Chamber Music Performances in many EU countries and in the US
  • Violin Professor and Rare Bow Stringed Instrument Consultant since 1977


  • Staaatliche Hochschule Fur Musik Westfalen - Detmold, Germany - Zeugnis über die Künstlerische Reifeprüfung (Certificate from The Master Class of Tibor Varga) 1974-1978
  • Kungliga Musikhögskolan, (The Royal College of Music in Stockholm) Stockholm, Sweden - Soloist Diploma and The Royal College of Music Award 1967-1973

Mr. Borseman studied with the following Master Teachers:
Jascha Brodsky, Tibor Varga, Josef Grünfarb, Hans Bornum, Gert Crafoord, Enar Borseman


"Staffan Borseman, a Cremona-based violin expert who helped bring the researchers together, said: 'We want to set new standards for cooperation between scientists and violin makers.' " Strad Magazine, December 2011

Board Member and leadership experiences:

  • Danish Radio Sinfonietta
  • De Unges Opera (The Young Opera) Copenhagen
  • Ledernes Hovedorganisations Udviklingsråd (Council of development - The Manager's Head Organization) Copenhagen
  • Board Member of Moderaterna and Allians för Ragunda, Sweden


  • Mother tongue: Swedish
  • Spoken and written: English, German, Danish and Norwegian

Recipient of scholarships and grants:

  • Stockholm City Culture Honorarium
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • Danish Radio Sinfonietta Honorarium

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