Performer and composer with at special interest in interaction and improvisation
Henrik Frisk (PhD) is an active performer (saxophones and laptop) of improvised and contemporary music and a composer of acoustic and computer music. With a special interest in interactivity, most of the projects he engages in explores interactivity in one way or another. Interaction was also the main topic for his artistic PhD dissertation `Improvisation, Computers, and Interaction’ which was presented at the Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University in October 2008.
Henrik has performed in many countries in Europe, North America and Asia including performances at prestigious festivals such as the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival, NYC and the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland. As a composer he has received commissions from many institutions, ensembles and musicians. He has made numerous recordings for American, Canadian, Swedish and Danish record labels and is currently a member of the collective Kopasetic Productions which is an independent label owned and run by improvising musicians.
Henrik Frisk is also a renowned teacher, currently associate professor at the Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University and as Research Associate at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. As a visiting lecturer he has given lectures at several schools and universities.