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Ulrika Daviddson

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Ulrika Davidsson teaches historical keyboard instruments at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany; the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; and the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen.
From 2007 to 2012 she was Assistant Professor of Historical Keyboards at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, as well as Music Director of Rochester City Ballet, and the Draper Center for Dance Education. From 1990 to 1999 she served on the faculty of the School of Music, University of Göteborg. 1983-1985 and 1987-2000 she held the position of Organist and Director of music in Björkö Church.
Ms Davidsson has given concerts in the U.S., Japan, South Korea, and throughout Europe, and has presented recitals and lectures at many international academies and conferences, such as Göteborg International Organ Academy, Smarano International Organ Academy, International Clavichord Symposium in Magnano, International Music Festival, Iceland, EROI festival, Eastman School of Music, and at various conferences organized by The Westfield Center for Keyboard Studies. She has performed for the Boston Clavichord Society, the Göteborg Clavichord Society, and has been invited to perform and lecture at various universities, such as Eastern Michigan University; Hochschule für Künste Bremen; Ferris University, Yokohama; Luleå University; Lunds University, and Århus School of Music.

A native of Göteborg, Sweden, Dr. Davidsson holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in piano performance and pedagogy from the University of Göteborg where Elisif Lundén-Bergfelt was her teacher; and the Organist and Cantor Diploma from The Royal Academy of Music. She continued her piano studies with Willem Brons at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam. She studied musicology at the University of Göteborg before relocating to the United States in 2001, where she has graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Master’s degree in harpsichord performance under the tutelage of William Porter, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance, studying with Barry Snyder.
Dr. Davidsson has been featured as piano soloist with the Göteborg Symphony Orchestra, Mölndals Musiksällskap, the Göteborg Youth Symphony Orchestra, Camerata-ensemblen, in her native Sweden, where she has also appeared on national television and radio.
She is a versatile musician, and maintains a performance career on the piano, fortepiano, clavichord, as well as the harpsichord. Her solo CD ‘Haydn Sonatas. Galanterien to Sturm und Drang’ was released on Loft Recordings in 2009.