Hasse Borup is Professor of violin and Head of String and Chamber Music Studies the University of Utah School of Music.
Hasse has released recordings on Centaur, Naxos and Innova Labels: complete works for violin by Vincent Persichetti (Naxos 8.559725), the complete sonatas by the Danish romantic composer Niels W. Gade (Naxos 8.570524), and American Fantasies (Centaur 2918) both to critical acclaim (“Interpretative Empathy and Watertight Ensemble” – The Strad; “Landmark CD” – Musicweb; “Seamless playing” – allmusic.com). Tower of the Eight Winds, a CD on the Innova Label, featuring the complete works for violin by American composer Judith Shatin, was described by Fanfare Magazine as “..being played with superb agility by the Borup/Ernst Duo.”
Solo appearances include Vienna, Beijing, Washington DC, Venice, Cremona, Paris, Copenhagen and Miami. He was a founding member of the award-winning Coolidge Quartet, serving as the first ever Guarneri-Fellowship Quartet at University of Maryland. Hasse has performed live on National Danish Radio, National Slovenian Radio, National Australian Radio, Radio Hong Kong, and has been featured on NPR’s “Performance Today.” In addition to numerous other prestigious prizes and fellowships, Hasse was the only Dane to win the International Yamaha Music Prize.