Winning the first prize at the Concours International d’Execution Musicale in Geneva 1991, marked the beginning of an extraordinary career as a tuba soloist for Jens Bjørn-Larsen. He was also awarded first prize in the Nordic Soloist Competition, the Grand Victor Borge Award, the Japanese Bunkamura Prize and the European Juventus Award. From 1987 until 2005 he held the position of principal tubist of the Danish National Radio Symphony and is now an associate member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. In 2002 he was appointed professor at the Hanover Hochschule für Musik und Theater, becoming the only full-time distinguished professor for tuba in Europe. He also teaches at the Royal Danish Academy and is the international visiting tutor of tuba at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He travels as a B&S and Melton artist, playing recitals, performing solo concertos with major orchestras and giving masterclasses throughout the world.