Dan Styffe is from Sweden and based in Norway as co-principal bassist in The Oslo Philharmonic. He studied with Göran Nyberg, Knut Guettler and Gary Karr and performs in worldwide chamber music festivals and as soloist. Styffe has recorded four critically acclaimed solo CDs on SIMAX Classics.
He has commissioned numerous works from international composers including Rolf Martinsson, Fredrik Högberg, Teppo Hauta-aho, Bernard Salles, Paul Ramsier and Rune Rebne. He plays a 1580 Gasparo da Saló double bass made in Brescia, Italy owned by foundation Dextra Musica, Sparebankstiftelsen DnB NOR.