Biography Patrik Randefalk
Patrik Randefalk started playing the euphonium at the age of 6 in the Ystad Salvation Army Band in Sweden. He completed his pre-graduate musical schooling in Malmö and went on to Dalarö Folk High School where he studied euphonium and tuba under Christer Palm.
Patrik then studied tuba and euphonium under Michael Lind and Sven-Erik Ericksson for his bachelor’s degree at the renowned Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm where he graduated 1997.
In 1995/96 he studied for his Professional Performance Diploma under Steven Mead at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester/UK.
In 1997 Patrik won the audition for the Royal Swedish Navy band where he held the position as the solo euphonium until 2007.
Between 1997 and 2007 he was the principal euphonium in Gothenburg Brass Band. He has frequently appeared as a soloist worldwide and has performed in Europe, USA, Russia, Australia and New Zealand.
He has worked with Stockholm Symphony Orchestra, Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orcestra, Norrlandsoperan and other professional wind and brass ensembles in Scandinavia. His teaching and conducting employment have included the Gothenburg Music Academy, Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Grieg Academy in Bergen and the Stavanger Conservatory of Music.
In 2007 Patrik Randefalk moved to Bergen, Norway. He works as a tutor, conductor, adjudicator and soloist both in Norway and worldwide.
2007-2016 he held the principal euphonium position with the renowned Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag.
Patrik is an endorser for Sterling Musical Instruments (he play Euphonium Sterling Virtuoso) and he currently plays with the elite band, Tertnes Brass from the Bergen area.
About Randefalk Music
Being an international and professional musician Patrik Randefalk have experienced all sides of a musician´s everyday life, from travelling long distance with large instruments to persistent practise. This has led to a desire to develop better solutions for different music related issues. After years of developing his own mouthpieces for euphonium, other musicians contacted him asking if they could buy these mouthpieces. As a response he founded his company Randefalk Musikk early 2017. Then he started to develop mouthpieces for the full range of brass instruments and other music related products to. He is passionate and driven to help both professional musicians, music-students and amateur-musicians to an even better music life.
Today some products are in stock, others are still on the drawing board or in different stages of innovation processes. His products range from mouthpieces for all brass instruments to sophisticated innovative multifunctional flight cases and gig bags. In his developing activities he cooperates with different highly regarded professionals from other disciplines like Per Finne ( perfinne.no ), a renowned and prizewinning designer from Norway.