Valdemar Ulrikkeholm is a young danish flautist living in Copenhagen. He is an active performer both as a soloist and in various orchestras and ensembles, such as the National Danish Opera and the Band of The Royal Life Guards. He recently received his certificate from the Advanced Music Studies degree in Lorna McGhee's flute studio at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2017, he was accepted into the Advanced Postgraduate Soloist Class (Solistklasse) at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark, where he will have his debut concert in Symfonisk Sal in March 2020.
Valdemar has given classes, lessons and performed a distinguished young flautist recital in William Bennett’s International Flute Summer School. He has also given masterclasses in the Danish Flute Festival.
He is a recipient of the Fulbright scholarship and the grants of the Denmark-America Foundation, the Oticon-foundation, Top Wind, Miguel Arista, Wilhelm Hansen, Minister Erna Hamilton, Knud Højgaards Fond, Den Bøhmske Fond and Beckett-Fonden.
In 2015 Valdemar played with the Aurora Festival Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Kurt Masur. He has played with various Danish ensembles including the South Denmark Philharmonic, the Danish Sinfonietta, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. He performed as principal flute in the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra under Robin Ticciati and has played in several other symphony orchestras including Audeat Camerata, Neue Philharmonie München and Collegium Musicum Schloss Pommersfelden.
Valdemar has played in masterclasses with prominent flautists such as William Bennett, Emily Beynon, Denis Bouriakov and Lorna McGhee.
Valdemar holds a Master of Music from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark, where he studied flute with Thomas Jensen and Lena Kildahl. He studied flute with William Bennett OBE and Kate Hill and piccolo with Patricia Morris at the Royal Academy of Music, London.