Martin Arpåker (b. 1990) educated as a organist and conductor at The Malmö Academy of Music and The Royal College of Music in Stockholm. He have been studying with professor Fredrik Malmberg, Gustaf Sjökvist and Mats Nilsson. Between 2015–2020 Martin worked as a organist and choirdirector in St. Peter´s church in Malmö. Since july 2020 he is holding a position as a first organist and choirdirector at St. Nicolai church in Trelleborg where he have the artistic leadership of the St. Nicolai Vocalensemble. As a conductor he have been working with ensemble as The Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, The Royal Swedish Navy Band, Petri Singers, The Maria Choir in Västerås, Maria Magdalena Chamber Choir in Stockholm.
Since 2017 Martin holding the position as the artistic leader of Lund Vocalensemble, witch he have been making great development through national tours and international choralcompetitions.
Martin have through the years received scholarships by Karlshamns Fund of Musik- and Theatre, culture scholarship of the artist Johnny Martinsson and scholarship from The Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm. By this scholarships Martin have had the opportunity to go and studying in London with teachers as Patrick Russill and Nigel Short.
Martin is a dedicated bass singer both as a soloist and as a ensemble singer. Among the ensembles that he have been singing with can be mentioned The Swedish Radio Choir, Malmö Opera Choir, The Carice Singers in London and Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir in Copenhagen.
With his great passion for the search of cross-border repertoire, Martin constantly explores the textual and musical nerve in his performances. Over the years, Martin has erected works by composers such as Sven-David Sandström, Jacob Mühlrad and Linda Alexandersson.