Lars Bröndum

Lars Bröndum, PhD, is a Professor in Music at the University of Skövde at the Department of Media Arts, Aesthetics and Narration (School of Informatics). He is also a professional musician and composer and has performed throughout the world. Bröndum’s music often explores the interaction between acoustic and electronic instruments and integration of improvisation into through-composed music. He performs live as a solo artist and in several ensemble configurations using analog modular synthesizers and effect pedals. He has received several grants and commission and his CD “Fallout” (2015) was awarded ‘best experimental music album’ at the SOM (Sveriges Oberoende Musikproducenter) Manifest Awards 2016. His latest CD Chimera Cadence was recently reviewed in Dagens Nyheter (01/16/2019) as “Master of Voluptuous Horror Music”. Bröndum completed his PhD in Music Theory and Composition at University of Pittsburgh in 1992. Healso has a Masters degree in Composition and Music Theory (1989) and a Bachelors of Music degree in Guitar Performance (1987) from the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University. Bröndum also runs an independent record label, Antennae Media. More info about Bröndum’s projects and activities can be found here: