Matthias Hehrmann was born in Germany, where he began playing piano and cello at a young age. He won prizes at several national youth competitions. Matthias studied in Hannover, Essen, Stuttgart and in Canada. Before coming to Denmark in 2004, he performed as soloist with orchestras in Germany, Bulgaria, France, was a member of the Pierrot Quartet and the solo cellist of the APAS Festival Orchestra in France. Besides his position as 3rd solo cellist with the Aalborg Symfoniorkester, Matthias is a sought-after chamber musician. He is a member of the Quintilian Quartet, ContiNEO, and is the director of the chamber music series Aalborg Klosterkoncerter.