Björn Nyman is one of the leading clarinetists of his generation in the Nordic region and a sought-after chamber musician and soloist. He is principal clarinetist with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra.
Nyman was a prizewinner in two of the most prestigious international competitions for clarinetists: the ARD Competition in Munich in 2003 and the Carl Nielsen competition in Odense in 2005. In both competitions he was also awarded the prize for best interpretation of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. Nyman won shared first prize at the International Crusell Clarinet Competition in 2002 as well as the ConocoPhillipps Prize the same year.