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“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”

 

Victor Hugo

 

Portfolio

 

Achievements

  • Commissioned to write the test piece for European Brass Band Championships 2013 (B-section)
  • MA with distinction at University of Salford 2011
  • Winner of Kirklees Music Award 2010 with the composition Norhern Dimensions
  • Runner up in Salford City Reds Battle Anthem Competition 2009
  • Runner up in Shameless Film Music Competition under Exposures Film Festival 2009

Selection of works

  • Inception (composition for brass band) commissioned by NMF for the EBBC B-section 2013 and published by Norsk Noteservice AS.
  • Diorama (composition for brass band) written as part of the MA portfolio 2011
  • Northern Dimensions (composition for brass band) winner of Kirklees Music Award 2010
  • Iago (composition for big band) written for Norwegian Armed Forces' staff big band in 2008
  • Two of a Kind (composition for big band) written for Norwegian Academy of Music's big band in 2007
  • Ungdomsmesse, Juniormesse, Fader Vår, Hill Deg Maria, Helgenlitani, Ditt Hjerte (sacred music) written for NUK and published by St. Olav Forlag as part of the song book Adoremus in 2007.
  • Speedmarsj (composition for military band) written for His Majesty the King's Guard in 2006
  • Midnight (composition for big band) written for His Majesty the King's Guard's Big Band in 2006. Recorded on the CD Band of Brothers.

 

 

 

 

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