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Ann Elkjär is a graduate both from the Gothenburg School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she was awarded the top graduation prize, the Queen's Commendation for Excellence. She has won several prizes and awards, amongst them a second prize in the major Swedish music competition "Ljunggrenska", and the first prize in the 2003 International Kuhlau Competition in Germany.
As a devoted chamber musician, she works in close collaboration with guitarist Martin Fogel. Her interest in contemporary music led to the commission and successful premiere, as a soloist with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, of the Flute Concerto by Joel Eriksson. In 2005 she released her debut-CD "Never A Dull Moment" with pianist Hee-Won Park, followed in 2006 by a concert at the prestigious Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Ann was appointed "Associate of the Royal Academy of Music" (ARAM) last year. She is the professor of flute playing at Ingesunds Musikhögskola, Sweden.

Ann was appointed "Associate of the Royal Academy of Music" (ARAM) in 2009

"She plays brilliantly, ...she has an ability to find something spellbinding at the very core of things, making her playing beautifully pure and uncluttered." (Magnus Haglund, GöteborgsPosten )