Honors and Achievements

Scholarships & Competitions:
2020: Official Contemporary Artist, Henri Selmer Paris

2019: 3rd Prize Internationale Music Competition & Festival of Filadelfia (Italy)

2018: Diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere, Statens kunstnerstipend, 70.000kr

2017: 1st prize, SIMC (Stockholm International Music Competition)

2016: Winner of Ticon Price, 75.000 NOK

2015: Soloist with  BISYOC European Youth Orchestra (together with  Julie Helgeland Davidsen & Ragnhild Hemsing)

2015: Drammen Næringlivsforenings Stipendiefond, 10.000kr

2015: Stockholm International Competition, 2. price

2015: Drammen videregående utviklingsstipend, as soloist

2014: Saxophonist of BISOYOC European Youth Orchestra

2013: Saxophonist of BISOYOC European Youth Orchestra/Chamber-Orchestra

2012: Soloist with Drammen Symphonyorchestra

2012: Cultural Scholarshop of Drammen Kommune, as soloist

2011: Norwegian Championship, 2. price

2010: Soloist with the Norwegian Armed Forces, Harmony-Orchestra

2010: Dream Scholarship (Drømmestipendet, as soloist), norsk tipping 10.000kr

2007-2010: Several Scholarships, amongst others: Lyche & Juels legat

2009: 1. Place as soloist in Norwegian Championship, arranged by Norges Musikkorps forbund

2009: 1st place ensembles with AQVA saxophonequartet

2009: Cultural scholarship for youth, Buskerud Fylke

2009: International Music Camp, USA

2008: Arvefølgeprisen (With saxophonequartet Aqva)

2005: Dreamscholarship (with saxophonequartet Aqva), Drammen

2005: Price of Honor, Torino Italy (with saxophonequartet Aqva)

Orchestra:
2009-2013: Member of The Norwegian National Windband

2012-2015: Member of The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus Denmark, Wind band

2012-2013: Member of The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus Denmark, Bigband, performing barytone saxophone

2016: Member of The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus Denmark, Bigband as Alto- and Soprano- saxophonist

2012: Valdres Summer symphony, Alto saxophonist

2012: NUSO, Youth symphony orchestra

2013-2015: BISYOC, European youth symphonyorchestra & Chamberorchestra

2014: Intern in Aarhus Symphony orchestra

2017: Alto saxophonist in Telemark Symphonyorchestra

Education:
2018-2021: Studying & will be concluding further studies in Timani, at Timani – Musicians’ Health & Movement Instituite 

2015-2017: Concluded Master in Classical Saxophone (Performing artist, pedagogic & contemporary music) at The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus Denmark

2016: Concluded Exchange, master, at Zwolle Conservatory of Music, Netherlands

2012-2015: Concluded Bachelor in Classical Saxophone (Performing artist and pedagogic) at The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus Denmark

2012: Concluded Drammen High School

2012: Concluded the Talent-studentline at Norwegian Academy of Music

2012: Concluded the Talent-studentline at Barratt Due Instituite of Music

Teaching:
 2010-2012: Substitute when needed at Drammen kulturskole

2014-2015: Saxophone teacher at Musikundervisning.dk

2018, jan-jun: Substitute at Porsgrunn Kulturskole, conducter for marchingband and clarinet/saxophone teacher

2017- Now: Saxophone teacher at Skien Kulturskole

2018- Now: Saxophone teacher at Skien Music High School

2019- Now: Saxophone teacher at Sandefjord Music High School

Projects Launched/Stages performed at or coming:

2021: “Å overleve tanken” (“Surviving the thought”) arranged together with painter Kirkerød Malerier.

2020: ERRATIO, at Oslo Jazzdansfestival & Stavanger Kammermusikkfestival

2019: Molde Jazz festival, Rakleverk

Other experience:
1999-2006: Konnerud Marching Band

2003-2010 Sax Pistols (Bigband)

2003-2012 Aqva Saxophone quartet (classical)

2007-2012: Åskollen Marching Band

Picture taken by Veronica Isabelle Photography 

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