Music critic Steffen Nørregaard, at Thy Chamber Music Festival
Vahid Khadem-Missagh, Concertmaster in Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich
Jesper Busk Sørensen, trombone player, Berliner Philharmoniker
Max Fage-Pedersen, radio host on Danish P2 and Danish judge at International Rostrum of Composers
Composer Henrik Budde works with live musicians from solo instrumentalists to large, orchestral settings and with original electronic material recorded and manipulated by the composer. Musicians and artists come from all kinds of backgrounds and countries; creativity being the uniting factor in the collaboration. Budde’s works have been performed in Film and TV and by various ensembles at festivals and in concerts in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Lithuania, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Canada, and Japan. Furthermore, Budde has appeared as a conductor in Denmark, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Italy, and has been leader of both choirs and instrumental ensembles.
Henrik Budde holds 4 university and conservatory degrees from bachelor to ph.d. level and has studied with some of the best living composers and conductors in Europe and the US. Studies in manuscript writing has further more resulted in the work as writer and script consultant in film and TV.