Bolette Roed graduated from the advanced solo performance class of the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, March 2004, and since then, her solo career has brought her to festivals and concert scenes all over Europe and the US.
Parallel to the studies with Dan Laurin in Copenhagen, she also studied with Pierre Hamon at Conservatoire National Superieur Musique et Danse de Lyon, and she graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Copenhagen.
Soon after her debut, Bolette was appointed Artist-in-Residence of the Danish National Radio and in 2011 she was nominated for the Nordic Council’s Music Prize.
Furthermore she received the Grand Prize of Jacob Gade Foundation in 2003.
Bolette is an all-embracing musician, working not only with the classical repertoire for recorder, but also with improvisation, folk and world music. Her repertoire ranges from medieval through renaissance and baroque to contemporary music and she has world premiered a large number of works.
As part of her innate curiosity Bolette is constantly striving to expand the musical playground of the recorder. She works with many different instrument combinations and styles, including innovative co-operations such as with DJ’s, jazz musicians and the theatrical stages.