Henrik Dahlgren b. 1991
"To evolve from a hard rock loving drummer to a contemporary composer has not been an easy path to travel but when I first discovered the beauty and pureness of the human voice and the choir, I found MY instrument. That's where I belong!" - Henrik Dahlgren
HENRIK DAHLGREN (b. 1991) is a Swedish composer who studied at the Malmö Academy of Music and at London’s Royal College of Music. Henrik began his musical career as a drummer, and moved between various styles and genres ever since, both as a musician and as a composer/arranger. His main focus is on choral music and he has worked with Svanholm Singers, Vocal Art Ensemble of Sweden, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, John Bauer Brass & USC Thornton Chamber Singers, to name a few.
Henrik has received scholarships from the Crafoord Foundation and the Royal Swedish Academy Of Music and in 2014 he was awarded scholarships from both the Centre Of Choral Activities in southern Sweden and Johannes Johansson's Donation which resulted in the piece "We Fight Goliath" for choir and percussion. In 2018 he received the Cultural Scholarship of Lund, his hometown.