Leif Karlsson is a renowned Swedish conductor and also the Inspector of Music in the Swedish Armed Force. Karlsson has worked with a great number of orchestras in Scandinavia over the last decades.
As a conductor Leif has been working with, amongst others, Wermland Opera, Luftförsvarets Musikkorps, Förvarets Musikkorps Nordnorge, Norrlandsoperan, Jönköpings Sinfonietta, Västerås Sinfonietta and Bodö Sinfonietta.
He is also the leader of Norrbotten Youth Symphonic Band since more than 25 years. Leif Karlsson is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and as a performer and conductor he has premiered more than 250 compositions.
As a professional percussionist Leif Karlsson was one of the founders of the world renowned percussion ensemble Kroumata, where he was a performing and recording artist for 30 years. Over the years, Kroumata performed in 43 countries and almost 600 cities worldwide and recorded 19 critically acclaimed records.
You can find more information about Leif on his home page at leifkarlssonconductor.se.