Prize-awarded pianist from Norway specialising in classical music and Argentine tango. Concert experience from USA, Argentina, Germany, Sweden and Norway. Professional pianist, chamber musician, accompanist, teacher, arranger and composer.
Private lessons with Joan Stiles (as secondary instrument at Manhattan School of Music), André Bongard (as secondary instrument at The Norwegian Academy of Music) and Steinar Nickelsen (Hammond organ).
Private lessons with Pablo Ziegler and Christian Zarate. Ensemble lessons through Tangueros del Norte and Tango Ensillado with Juan José Mosalini, Horacio Cabarcos, Roberto Tormo, Marcos Madrigal, Osvaldo Montes, Mauricio Marcelli, Kåre Jostein Simonsen, Sveinung Lillebjerka, Sverre Indris Joner, Steinar Haugerud, and Per Arne Glorvigen.
2005 - present
- Versatile piano soloist, chamber musician and accompanist
- Extensive concert experience in Norway, USA, Argentina, Germany, England and Sweden as soloist and in groups on several prestigious festivals as well as on live radio and television
- Long term temporary position at the conservatory of classical performing music in Trondheim, Norway
- Long term temporary position teaching musicology students with piano as main instrument in Trondheim, Norway
2009 - present
- Argentine tango quintet fronted by singer Ingrid Nyhus (vocal, piano, bandoneón, violin, bass)
- Extensive touring through Norway since 2009
- Debut album «Pasión Polar» was released in 2013
2010 - present
- «Nuevo tango» quintet
(bandoneón, violin, electric guitar, piano, bass)
- Several concerts in the bigger cities of Norway
- Second prize winners in the International Accordeonwettbewerb in Germany
- First prize winners in the chamber music contest at the Norwegian academy of Music
- Invited by the government of Buenos Aires to play at the Tango Festival in august 2012
2005 - present
- Tango ”orquesta típica”
(3 bandoneón, 3 violin, piano, bass)
- Critically acclaimed ensemble with extensive concert performance in Norway as well as performances in Argentina, Denmark and Germany
- Played on national TV and radio in Norway and Argentina
- Recorded the album «Inspiracion» in 2008
2014 - present
- Accompanist for The Vocal Ensemble of Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
2006 - present
- Duo with violinist Rannveig Ryeng
- Concerts in Norway and Sweden and USA
2009 - 2015
- Playing old keyboard instruments on guided tours
- Giving concerts for tourists
- Performing for prestigious guests such as The Queen of Norway
- Concerts for upper secondary level schools in northern Norway, funded by The Arts Council of Norway
- Norwegian singer Britt Synnøve Johansen’s tango group (vocal, piano, bandoneón, violin, bass).
- Several concert tours throughout Norway.
- Recorded the album «Skyt meg med tre roser» in 2010.