Swedish trombonist Magnus Nilsson (who makes his current home in the Netherlands) was appointed Operations Director for the International Trombone Association in October 2004 overseeing ITA’s administration and finance, playing a key role in delivering membership services. In April 2007, he was appointed Executive Director.
Nilsson, who began his studies at the Malmo College of Music in Sweden, completed his studies at the Utrecht School of the Arts, in the Netherlands. After completing his coursework, he remained in the Netherlands working as a freelance trombonist in the symphony orchestras, military bands, and ensembles of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia. He worked as part of the 2000 International Trombone Festival hosted by the Utrecht School of the Arts; he also serves as a producer of projects for the faculty at the Utrecht School.
Apart from the trombone Nilsson spends time following the success of the Swedish soccer team Malmo FF.