As gleaned from the website given below, Dan Laurin was born in Jönköping, Sweden, in 1960. An auto-didact, he started his recorder studies at The Funen Conservatory of Music in Odense, Denmark 1976 where he was taught by Ulla Wijk and Paul Nauta. Dan Laurin received his Diploma in 1979 and continued his studies in Copenhagen, were he made his debut in 1982. His interest in contemporary recorder music was brought about by professors Braun and Walter van Hauwe
Dan Laurin has taught at every possible level at academies of music in Scandinavia and Germany. Since 1980, he has held posts at the following academies: The Funen Conservatory of Music in Odense, Denmark (now The Carl Nielsen Academy of Music), The Conservatory of Music in Aalborg, Denmark, The Conservatory of Music in Gothenburg, Sweden and The Royal Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 1992, Dan Laurin was appointed assistant professor of the recorder and interpretation of baroque music at The Carl Nielsen Academy of Music, and the following year he was appointed professor of the recorder at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen, Germany.
As a performer Dan Laurin has been active on the international concert stage at such venues as the Purcell Room, London and Louvre and Le Chatellet, Paris. He performs with his own groups as well as with orchestras such as Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble, Bach Collegium Japan, The Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and The Berlin Philharmonic.
The press photo is credited to Martin Sundström.Websites :
||Dan Laurin, Recorder Player
||A very complete homepage.