Jonas Simonson

Deputy Head of Department

Academy of Music and
Visiting address
Fågelsången 1
41256 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 210
40530 Göteborg


Visiting address
Eklandagatan 86
41259 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 210

About Jonas Simonson

Jonas has been working at the Academy of Music and Drama since 2001 as a program director and teacher at the world music department. He teaches Ensemble, Music Theory and has individual teaching. He has previously worked as a flute and ensemble teacher at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Ingesund School of Music School, Malmö Academy of Music, University College of Music Education in Stockholm and Danish National Academy of Music.

Jonas also works as a freelance musician. He is one of Sweden’s most innovative flute players within folk and world music. For the past 30 years he has traveled the globe with his music. As an artist he has had a great impact on the innovative Swedish folk music scene and is featured on numerous albums with his intense, rhythmical and personal style of playing. He is at moment active playing with Groupa, Zephyr, Tuultenpesä and Jormin/Nelsson/Simonson. He has previously worked with Den Fule, Bäsk, Kapell Frisell, Crane Dance Trio and the Vocal Ensemble Amanda.