As a world-renowned mallet specialist, Anders Åstrand collaborates with Swedish as well as international musicians. He is a sought after percussion clinician, but has also led several choir projects both in Europe and in the US. Åstrand has performed several times at PASIC (Percussive Arts Society International Convention). Since 2008, Åstrand...

As a world-renowned mallet specialist, Anders Åstrand collaborates with Swedish as well as international musicians. He is a sought after percussion clinician, but has also led several choir projects both in Europe and in the US. Åstrand has performed several times at PASIC (Percussive Arts Society International Convention). Since 2008, Åstrand has been an International Education Orchestral Consultant for Zildjian. Anders Åstrand plays Yamaha instruments, Zildjian cymbals, Innovative Percussion mallets and Evans drumheads.  Åstrand regularly performs and gives clinics throughout the US, Latin America, Australia, and Europe. With his percussion ensemble, Global Percussion Network, he has toured extensively in Sweden, Europe, the USA and South Korea. Åstrand focuses on melodic and rhythmical improvisation, an essential feature also found in his compositions. Åstrand has been commissioned to compose for brass quintets, saxophone quartet, choirs, and big band groups. A more spectacular side features compositions for ice instruments to be performed by percussion ensemble (one of the concerts also featured fighter aircraft as instruments), tractors, and an entire building being inaugurated. Åstrand has also composed music for multimedia performances including dance, video projections, ice instruments, and fire sculptures.

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