Åke Hillar
Skillnadsgatan 43/ AX-22100 Mariehamn
Telefonnummer: +358408335737 / E-mailadress:
Year of birth: 1962 /Relationship status: Married


Aug. 2000  – the present Åland’s Music Institute   Position: Brass pedagogue/Ensemble leader

  • Teacher of  trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and the tuba
  • Conduct and lead Mariehamn’s Youth Orchestra and Alandia Big band.

Aug. 2001 – Dec.2001 Uleåborgs Symphony Orchestra Position: Musician

  • Principal trumpet player in Uleåborg Symphony Orchestra

May 1996  – July 2000 ”Brass Specialisten”  Position:   Manager

  • Shop manager responsible for both buying and stock control.

Feb 1996 – June. 1996 Falun Kommun   Position: Ensemble leader

  • Ensemble leader for Falun Youth Orchestra

Sept. 1995 – Dec. 1995 Degerfors Kommun   Position: Trumpet teacher

  • Teacher of the  trumpet

Aug. 1993 – July. 1995 Ålands Music Institute   Position: Brass teacher

  • Teacher of  trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and the tuba.
    • Conduct and lead Mariehamn’s Youth Orchestra

May 1994 – July. 1994 ”Musik i Västernorrland” Position: Musiker

  • Musician, sub. Trumpeter in the Brass sextet

Aug. 1989 –Aug. 1993 Öteråkers Kommun   Position: Trumpet teacher

  • Teacher of  trumpet also leader of various ensembles

Aug. 1989 – Aug. 1990 Sundbybergs Kommun Position: Trumpet teacher

  • Teacher of  trumpet also leader of various ensembles and orchestra school.

Jan. 1989 –June 1989 Nässjö Kommun   Position: Brass teacher

  • Teacher of  trumpet, horn and the tuba.


2017-2018 UIS University of Stavanger:

Digital conductor studies consist of three main elements:
Praxis gatherings in Stavanger
Dirigentuka (Mon-Fri one week in mid-August).
A weekend in January
A weekend in May (exam)
A digital, online lecture series that is pre-recorded. The student can therefore complete this part of the program according to his own schedule.
One-hour video chat
The student videos herself in front of her own corps and submits different video clips to UiS. Then you decide on the time for supervised hours with the conductor teacher, which includes the current films. .

1990 – 1993  SMI/Högskolan för musikpedagogik/University of Music Pedagogik   Examen: I/E

  • Brass pedagogue and ensemble leader I/E teacher of trumpet as principal subject.

1986  – 1988 Piano tuner /Kärrtorps Upper Secondary School Exam: Piano technician

  • Course for piano technicians with musical instrument technique and piano tuning

1984  – 1986 Musiklinjen/Kävesta folkhögskola   Examen: Music Studies Programme

  • Partook in the schools music programme 50% and 50% general studies

1982 – 1983 Military service    Telephonist /Ing 2 Eksjö

  • General signal service working within wire and radio telephony, material, switchboard and line construction skills.

References, testimonials and certificates: Forwarded upon request.