Ellen Ivansson



Ellen is originally from Karlstad, Sweden, where she began her journey with the clarinet at the age of 10.


Ellen received her bachelor degree in 2017, from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm where she studied with renown clarinetists as Hermann Stefansson, Andreas Sundén and Martin Fröst. After one year at the master program at the same school she was offered the clarinet position in Arctic 5 and is now enrolled in the graduate woodwind quintet program at Montclair State University, New Jersey.


In addition to her studies Ellen has also had a successful freelance career, and has played with some of the greatest orchestras in Sweden such as The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, The Swedish Chamber Orchestra,  The Nordic Chamber Orchestra and the Royal Swedish Army Band.

Ellen Ivansson


Clarinetist of Arctic 5