Jesper Busk Sørensen studied with Niels-Ole Bo Johansen, Rolf Sandmark and Jesper Juul at the Royal Music Academy in Århus. His first professional engagement was in 2002 as second trombone - later becoming first - of the Århus Symfoniorkester. In addition, he undertook further training with Chicago Symphony Orchestra trombonist Michael Mulcahy at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He joined the Berliner Philharmoniker in 2009. As a chamber player, Sørensen is a member of the Danske Basunkvartet (Danish Trombone Quartet), which has given the world premiere of several contemporary works. He is also an Honorary Professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. Sørensen participated in PMF 2014 as a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Brass Ensemble, and as PMF 2015 as a faculty member of PMF BERLIN, making this his third appearance at PMF.