Karl Nyhlin, born in Umeå, northern Sweden, studied lute and continuo playing in Stockholm and Malmö. He was subsequently awarded several major scholarships, including a Fulbright, to travel to America and study with Nigel North at IU Bloomington, Indiana, where he completed his studies in 2002.
Based in Stockholm, Karl works regularly with distinguished early music ensembles across Europe, including B’Rock (BE) and Les Talens Lyriques (FR). He is also principal lutenist of the Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra. He has performed in over 35 countries on six continents. Karl has made numerous recordings as an ensemble musician, and two critically acclaimed solo CDs.