Born in Härnösand, Niklas Brommare was the first percussionist to be awarded a soloist diploma from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. He has premiered many solo works for percussion, some specfically written for him. For his solo debut he performed a percussion concerto dedicated to him by composer Sven-David Sandström with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. In 2000, he performed Metamorphose for solo percussion by Pär Lindgren at the millennium concert in Berwaldhallen in Stockholm. The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra commissioned a percussion concerto by Anders Hillborg for Brommare, which he premiered during a live broadcast on Swedish national television in 2007. He has also performed as a soloist with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, The Swedish Radio Choir and as a chamber musician with Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Ensemble Modern and Klangforum Wien under the direction of conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Daniel Harding, Peter Eötvös and Esa-Pekka Salonen. He is a long-standing member of KammarensembleN. In addition to performing, he has also composed for Stockholms Stadsteater, Göteborg Stadsteater, Uppsala Stadsteater and Swedish National Television.