Biography Nordic String Quartet



Nordic String Quartet

Heiðrun Petersen
was born and raised in Thorshavn, the Faroe Islands. She started playing the violin at the age of seven at Thorhavn's Music School under Sámal Petersen. Heidrun was taught by Johannes Søe Hansen and Professor Tim Frederiksen at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. In 2016, she won a trial period as Tutti First Violin with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.


started playing the violin at the age of four at Søndersø Music School. Before being admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Music, he was taught by Boris Samsing. In recent years, Mads has assisted numerous symphony orchestras in Copenhagen and has had several contracts with, for instance, Copenhagen Phil and Odense Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel Eklund
was born and raised in Lund, Sweden and started playing the viola at the age of five. Admitted to the soloist class at the Royal Academy of Music where he has been taught by Professor Lars-Anders Tomter. Since 2013, Daniel Eklund has been employed as solo viola player with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra Musicae Vitae.

Lea Emilie Brøndal
was born and raised in Copenhagen and started playing the cello at the age of six at the Suzuki Institute. Before being admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Music, she was taught by Nils Sylvest. Lea is finishing her education with Ingemar Brantelid. In 2016, Lea won the first prize in the internal scholarship competition for cellists of the Royal Academy of Music.

The Nordic String Quartet studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in the soloist class under Tim Frederiksen. Début in the autumn of 2017.

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