East Meets West
Rofelt (b.1982) made his debut as a composer in 2001 at Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall, with a performance of one of his orchestral works. He began composing in his teens and started classes in composition, heory and instrumentation with Karsten Fundal while still in High school. As a composition student at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen he studied with Niels Rosing-Schow and Bent Sørensen.
Rofelt received early recognition even during his student years and has received numerous commissions
from artists and ensembles such as accordionist Bjarke Mogensen, cellist Andreas Brantelid, the
4 Elements quartet and the Baroque flautist Jennifer Dill.
Rofelt’s works include Distruzione una sinfonia (2004/2006) for chamber orchestra, Abwesenheit in
einem Traumgarten (2006) for two guitars, Concerto for Accordion Shadow Phases (2008), Shadow
Pieces (2007) for accordion solo, and Circulaire 2 (2008) for chamber ensemble.
Rofelt currently is active as a lecturer as well as a composer.