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 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 fifth appearance at PMF.