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Staff - Jazz

Here you will find an overview of the staff in the jazz section.

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Head of Section Jazz
Percussion

Stein Inge Brækhus is the main instrument teacher for percussion, ensemble and second instrument percussion. He is also head of the jazz section.

Førsteamanuensis
51832789
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Academic coordinator jazz
Theory and Ensemble

Thomas Torstrup is a trained pianist and organist. He is responsible for Digital Jazz Studies, teaches ensemble, movement and hearing theory, as well as electives related to aural and improvisation.

Universitetslektor
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Project/ensemble
Project teacher

Marius Neset has been appointed Professor II for a term of three years from 2021. His expertise will be an important contribution for the institution in jazz and improvisation, as well as in project work across genres. He is a Norwegian jazz saxophonist (tenor and soprano saxophone) and composer.

Professor II
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher Saxophone
Saxophone

Tor Yttredal is the main instrument teacher on Saxophone . Furthermore he teaches History in music for both Bachelor and Master.

Professor
51834032
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher piano
Piano

Svein Olav Herstad is the main instrument teacher on piano. He also teaches ensemble and electives related to aural and composition.

Førsteamanuensis
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher Trumpet
Trumpet

Simen Kiil Halvorsen is the main instrument teacher on Trumpet. He teaches at DigJazz and is project manager for Bjergsted Jazzensemble. He is also academically responsible for one-year programmes in jazz.

Universitetslektor
51833031
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher Vocal
Vocal

Anita Kaasbøll is the main instrument teacher on Vocal. She furthermore teaches vocal ensemble

Universitetslektor
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher Gitar
Gitar

Wayne Brasel is the main instrument teacher on Gitar. He furthermore teaches ensemble.

Førsteamanuensis
51834057
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher Bass
Bass

Per Zanussi is the main instrument teacher on Bass. He furthermore teaches ensemble.

Førsteamanuensis
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher bass/ music theory
Bass

Theodor Barsnes Onarheim is the main instrument teacher on bass. He furthermore teaches ensemble, music didactics and movement and hearing lessons.

Universitetslektor
Campus Bjergsted
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher second instrument
Piano

Petru Popa is a teacher on piano. He furthermore teaches ensemble and second instrument.

Universitetslektor
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher music theory
Theory and master project

Petter Frost Fadnes is a teacher in music history and is responsible for the master's project - jazz. He is a trained saxophonist.

Professor
51834036
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Teacher percussion one-year programmes
Percussion

Raymond Lavik is the main instrument teacher on percussion for the one-year programme in jazz.

Tekniker
51831405
Faculty of Performing Arts

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Scholarship holder

Vidar Kvamme Schanche is a scholarship holder

Ekstern
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Scholarship holder

Kristoffer Alberts is a scholarship holder. Kristoffer is a jazz musician and has done everything from acoustic American free jazz to European contremporary music.

Stipendiat
Faculty of Performing Arts

Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Scholarship holder

Dag Magnus Narvesen is a scholarship holder.

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