Mikael Rudolfsson was born in Stockholm in 1987, becoming solo trombonist with the Gävle Symphony Orchestra in Sweden at the age of 20 before moving to Germany to continue his studies. He studied the trombone in Gothenburg and Hanover and chamber music in Basel. He has appeared in several theatre productions at Schauspiel Hannover. Rudolfsson has performed as a soloist with orchestras and ensembles in Germany, Slovenia, Russia, Mexico, Norway and Sweden and has been a regular guest with the Ensemble Modern and Klangforum Wien. Mikael Rudolfsson has been a regular member of Klangforum Wien since 2017.