Jan Sandström (1954) is one of the most frequently performed Swedish composers on the international scene today. No other Swedish orchestral piece has been played as often as his “The Motorbike Concerto” for trombone and orchestra. Sandström’s catalogue includes music for various ensembles, for choir, opera, ballet, and for radio theatre- but above all for orchestra, with or without soloists. He is a professor at the Dept. of Arts, Communication and Education at the Luleå University of Technology. In 2015, he received the Rosenberg Award from the Swedish Society of Composers for his significant and pioneering contributions and he also won a Guldbagge (Swedish “Oscar”) for Best Original Score with The Garbage Helicopters.