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curriculum vitae (english)

curriculum vitae (cv)

Education

2015 - 2017: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Masters degree in Composition.

2014 - 2015: The Norwegian Academy of Music, One-year diploma in Composition.

2012 - 2014: The Norwegian Academy of Music, Masters degree in Performing Harp.

2012: The Manhattan School of Music, Exchange student, Masters degree in Performing Harp.

2008 - 2012: The Norwegian Academy of Music, Bachelor degree in performing Harp.

 

Career development

2023 - 2024 - ArtEx, Talent Norge (NO). Interdisciplinary talent program for the best young Nordic performers in their field.

2021 - 2023 - Care, Coaching & Career Development Program, The Dutch Harp Festival (NL). Career program for the winner of the World Harp Competition. 

Substituting harpist in professional orchestras

2021 - Present –  The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

2021 - Present –  The Norwegian Wind Ensemble 

2017 - Present – The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces

2017 - Present – The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

2015 - Present – Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

2015 - Present – The Royal Norwegian Navy Band

2015 - Present – The Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Opera

2014 - Present – The Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra

2012 - Present – The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

2011 - Present – The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

2010 - Present – Oslo Camerata Chamber Orchestra

 

Soloist

2023, Aug. - World premiere of Forbidden Love, The Helsinki Harp Festival, Musiikkitalo (FI).

2023, May. - Solo recital and chamber music concerts, The Harp Festival, Gothenburg Concert Hall (SE).

2023, May - Soloist (Grieg and Vesje) with The Norwegian Wind Ensemble, Brygga kultursal (NO).

2022, Dec. - Trio concert with Mette Henriette, Musée d’Orsay, Paris (FR).

2022, Okt. - World premiere of Evviva! in Øysteinsalen, Trondheim (NO).

2022, July - Solo recital at the World Harp Congress, Richard Burton Theater, Cardiff (UK).

2022, June - Solo recital at the World Harp Congress, Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff (UK)..

2022, May - Solo recital at Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (NL).

2022, May - Solo recital at the Dutch Harp Festival, TivoliVredenburg (NL).

2022, Jan. - Solo recital at Pratté International Harp Festival, Louis de Geer Concert Hall Norrköping (SE). 

2021, May - Solo recital at the Dutch Harp Festival, streamed from Sentralen (NO).

2020, Feb. - Solo recital at The Helsinki Harp Festival, world premiere Our Planet, Our Future, Musiikkitalo (FI).

2019, Oct. - Soloist with the Trondheim Symphony & Opera, Bragi´s Harp (Vesje), Olavshallen.

2019, Jan. - Soloist (Ravel) with Arctic Philharmonic Sinfonietta, Narvik Concert Hall (NO).

2019, Jan. - Soloist (Vesje) with Tønsberg musikkorps av 1919, Oseberg Culture Hall (NO).

2018, Sept. - Soloist (Vesje) with the Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, UNM-festival, Grieghallen (NO).

2018, May - Recital at the Dutch Harp Festival, TivoliVredenburg (NL).

2018, May - Performance at TEDx, Oslo Concert Hall (NO).

2017, June - Recital at the World Harp Congress, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre (HK).

2017, May - Soloist, world premiere Bragi´s Harp (Vesje) with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra&Opera (NO).

2017, Jan. - Soloist (Mozart) with the Vestfold Symphony Orchestra, Hjertnes kulturhus (NO).

2016, Mar. - Recital at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, New York City (USA).

2016, Jan. - Soloist with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, touring the west coast (NO).

2013, May. - Recital at The International Grieg Festival, National Gallery of fine art, Oslo (NO).

2012, Dec. - Recital at Charles Myer Performance Space, New York City (USA).

2012, Okt. - Recital at The Mikowsky Recital Hall, New York City (USA).

2012, May – Soloist (Mozart) with The Green Orchestra, Oslo (NO). 


 

Discography

2023 - Video production, 736 Million Women, ConcertLab (Nederland).

2022  - The World Harp Day, Indesens Records (Paris).

2019 - Håper er ei stjerne, Kirkelig kulturverksted.

2017 - OSLO(VE), Harp concertos and Chamber music by Vesje, Audio Records AS

2014 - Poems From a City, debut solo album, Sweet Sound Records AS

2014 - The Exquisite Hour, EP. EP 5.1 surround, NISS.

 

 

Prizes

2021 - 1. prize, The World Harp Competition.

2020 - Silver Medal at the 5th Manhattan International Music Competition.

2020 - 3. prize, Harp Column New Music Contest (International). 

2018 - 1. prize, the USA International Harp Competition Composition Contest

2013 - Gold prize, best 5.1-surround recording at the Audio Engineering Society Recording Competition in Berlin.           

2013 - 3. prize, The International Grieg Composition Competition.

2012 – Semi finalist in The International Harp Competition Composition Contest, USA.

2010 - Arve Tellefsens young talent prize for performers.

 

Scholarships

2023 - The Norwegian Government Work Grant for Artists (2 years, harpist).

2023 - Arts and Culture Norway (commission, Forbidden love).

2023 - Scholarship for art and culture, Oslo municipality (commission, Forbidden love).

2023 - Norwegian Society of Composers, editing for publishing grant (Bragi’s Harp).

2022 - The Audio and Visual Fund (FFLB), (commission, Evviva!).

2022 - The Norwegian Composers’ fund, (commission, Evviva!).

2022 - The Composers’ Remuneration Fund, working grant.

2022 - Norwegian Society of Composers, world premiere grant.

2022 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), travel grant.

2022 - TONO-stipend (commission, Forbidden love).

2022 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), soloist grant. 

2022 - Norwegian Society of Composers, world premiere grant.

2021 - Oslo Municipality's artist scholarship

2021 - TONO-stipend (composition grant).

2021 - The Norwegian Government Work Grant for Artists  (1 year, harpist).

2021 - Norwegian Society of Composers, concert grant.

2020 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), Our Planet, Our future project.

2020 - Arts Council Norway (kulturrådet), (commission, Dandelion). 

2020 - Furestiftelsen (composition grant).

2020 - Norwegian Society of Composers, editing for publishing grant.

2019 - American Harp Society, (commission, Nocturne).

2019 - The Norwegian Composer Fund (commission, Our planet, our future).

2019 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), project grant.

2019 - Norwegian Society of Composers, concert grant.

2019 - Norwegian Society of Composers, world premiere grant.

2019 - NOPA working grant.

2019 - TONO-stipend (composition grant).

2019 - The Norwegian Composer Fund (commission, symPHONEy).

2018 - Establishment grants, Oslo municipality.

2018 - Norsk Tonekunstnersamfund, "Young Musician Scholarship".

2018 - Norwegian Society of Composers, world premiere grant.

2018 - TONO-stipend (composition grant).

2017 - The Composers’ Remuneration Fund.

2017 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), travel grant.

2017 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), phonogram recording.

2017 - Arts Council Norway (kulturrådet), Artist grant.

2018 - TONO-stipend (composition grant).

2017 - Arts Council Norway (kulturrådet), phonogram recording.

2017 - NOPA, travel grant.

2017 - Meltzers scholarship.

2016 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), debut concert at Carnegie Hall.

2016 - Klæstads Scholarship.

2016 - Skipsreder Tom Wilhelmsens Stiftelse.

2015 - MFO's vederlagsfond.

2015 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), phonogram recording.

2015 - Skipsreder Tom Wilhelmsens Stiftelse.

2014 - Arts Council Norway (kulturrådet), Artist grant.

2014 - Vestfold Fylkeskommunes culture grant.

2014 - Fegerstens stiftelse for norske komponister og utøvende musikere.

2013 - Johnny Ellings scholarship.

2013 - The Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK), phonogram recording.

2012 - Sammenslåingsstiftelsen støtte for yngre, lovende musikere.

2012 - Fegerstens stiftelse for norske komponister og utøvende musikere.

2011 - Tono, Young talents 2011.

2011 - Ingar Dobloug stiftelse.

 

Other

2021 - 2023 - Board member and communications officer at the Norwegian Harp Association.

2019 - Jury member at Spellemannprisen (the Norwegian Grammy Award), TONOs Komponistpris.

2017 - Present - The Norwegian correspondent for the World Harp Congress Review.

Teachers

Isabelle Perrin (harp)

Deborah Hoffman (harp)

Willy Postma (harp)

Tobias Southcott (harp)

Ståle Kleiberg (composition)

Kjell Habbestad (composition)

Dr. Mark Stambaugh (composition)

Bjørn Kruse (composition)

Henrik Hellstenius (composition)

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