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  • More scholarships for US tour

    19th of September 2017 · tags:

    Soloist flute student Valdemar Ulrikkeholm has just begun his studies at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh PA, USA, with Lorna McGhee. Also he has just received a commitment from the Augustine Foundation to support his studies by DKK 30,000.

    Valdemar has previously received...
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  • Research in instrumentation

    13th of September 2017 · tags:

    In his KUV project "Instrumentation Methods in Sound Oriented Composition", Lasse Laursen studied a number of new musical works and revealed new instrumentation methods in 21st century composition music.

    The project is based on the fact that the sampler and other electronic instruments...
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  • New EP

    12th of September 2017 · tags:

    On Friday September 15th songwriter student Mary Jean Moore releases her debut EP "Summer Child" and invites for a release party in the evening at the Dome of Visions at Aarhus Harbor from 7.30 p.m. There will be samples from the album and opportunity to buy the album both as a CD and as a 10...
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  • Student to Japan

    11th of September 2017 · tags:

    Two weeks ago percussion student at the Academy,  Stian Sopp, traveled to Japan to spend his final year at the master's program with one of the world's leading marimba players, Keiko Abe. Through her development of percussion techniques and play with multiple sticks in each hand, she is a...
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  • Visit from Italy

    10th of September 2017 · tags:

    After a visit in late August, “Italian Jazz on the road” will hit us again at RAMA in Aalborg, Tuesday to Thursday. Two bands from Saint Louis College of Music will be visiting:

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  • Theater performance with headphones

    9th of September 2017 · tags:

    On the surface, the current performance "Human Nature" at Theater Katapult in Aarhus is about a cvouple where two different relationships with nature clashes. Behind is the question of whether we can live our modern life...
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  • MGP workshop at RAMA

    8th of September 2017 · tags:

    Monday, September 11, the Academy will again provide facilities, equipment and auxiliary coaches when a large group of children will show up with their own lyrics and melodies to the MGP workshop in Aarhus. The workshop is part of the process leading up the selection of the ten songs that...
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  • Trombones at Arctic Festival

    7th of September 2017 · tags:

    In the weekend 7-10. September five trombone students from the Academy as well as three MGK students shall travel to The Arctic Trombone Festival in Tromsø, Norway, the northernmost festival of the world. Here they will receive teaching as well as play a concert, including a first...
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  • Electronic piece to Austria

    6th of September 2017 · tags:

    Ars Electronica Festival is the largest international event for media art. Every year it is being held in Linz, Austria, with up to 100,000 visitors. This year's festival takes place from 7. to 11. September under the main theme: Artificial...
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  • Windfeld Masterclass

    4th of September 2017 · tags:

    Thursday, September 7th. the young, upcomming Danish jazz pianist and big band leader Kathrine Windfeld holds an open master class at the Academy. Here she will tell about writing for bigband. All interested are welcome at 10-12 am in Chamber Music Hall, Music Hall Aarhus. The night before,...
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  • About music reviews

    31st of August 2017 · tags:

    The music magazine PubliMus has just released a new article and a new book review.

    Music reviewer at Politiken Thomas Michelsen writes about the review genre that have been under pressure in the age of the internet and of structural...
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  • Watermusic in Randers

    30th of August 2017 · tags:

    Academy lecturer Niels Bastrup is conductor at one of the most spectacular experiences during Aarhus2017: "Watermusic" in the industrial harbor of Randers, 2.-3. September. In addition to advanced lighting, sound and 3D projections as well as the harbor's silos and cranes, 300 choir singers from...
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  • 60's blues from Italy to Aalborg

    29th of August 2017 · tags:

    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week three Italian musicians from the Saint Louis College of Music in Rome are visiting the Academy’s department in Aalborg. Bassist Andrea Rosatelli and drummer Daniele Chiantese are lectures and will host a series of workshops with the students in...
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  • New work by Buchanan

    28th of August 2017 · tags:

    Friday 1 September composer, trumpeter and lecturer at the Academy, Jakob Buchanan, will perform a new musical and visual work on the Rosenhøj residential area in Aarhus. The work "On Rosenhill"...
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  • World class visit

    25th of August 2017 · tags:

    American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Chris Speed is a world-class musician. He visits the Academy in Aarhus on Wednesday, August 30, where he holds a clinic for the rhythmic students at the Academy. Here he will focus on the tenor saxophone and the clarinet, and also on improvisation.

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  • RAMA Strings at Ribe festival

    25th of August 2017 · tags:

    Academy ensemble RAMA Strings plays a concert in Aarhus on Thursday August 31. On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Niels W. Gade they play his very poetic "Novelletter No. 1". In addition, they play music by Rued Langgaard, his also very poetic ”Upåagtede...
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  • Busy before Vegas

    23rd of August 2017 · tags:

    Emil Præstegaard, who just begun on the program Electronic Sound and Music at the Academy in Aalborg, has been busy the last few days until he leaves for Las Vegas tomorrow, Thursday. During the latest year Emil has delivered music to MMA star Conor McGregor (see news Monday, 21st) prior...
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  • Masterclass for Chinese pianists

    22nd of August 2017 · tags:

    This week the Academy holds a master class in Aarhus for 16 Chinese pianists aged 9 to 25 years. They are invited in connection with the Academy's collaboration with China. All interested, also from outside, are welcome to both the master class lessons and other events. Ass. Professor...
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  • Music up to the world's biggest boxing match

    21st of August 2017 · tags:

    On Thursday Emil Præstegaard, new student in Aalborg, travels to Las Vegas to attend the world's biggest boxing match: McGregor vs Mayweather. Under the alias Notize, Emil has made a total of 13 electronic music tracks to Conor...
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  • Entrepreneurship in Art Education

    16th of August 2017 · tags:

    Just before the summer holiday, "Caki, Center for Applied Artistic Innovation" published a large report on entrepreneurship activities in artistic education. The report contains a formal review of the specific teaching in the field at all the artistic high-level educational institutions. ...
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  • Aalborg Festivals

    15th of August 2017 · tags:

    At the annual Aalborg Festivals, RAMA in Aalborg is involved in different ways. First and foremost through a series of concerts on and around the culture ferry OmForm 24th August. But also in other ways.

    On...
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  • World elite!

    14th of August 2017 · tags:

    Saturday ass. Professor Uffe Steen from the Academy received the "Blueslive Award of the Year” in Randers. The prize was awarded by Danish Music Award Blues 2017, arranged by JazzDanmark,...
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  • RAMA collaboration with PubliMus

    13th of August 2017 · tags:

    The magazine PubliMus publishes articles on all possible topics in music and musiclife. The writing is aimed at musicians, music teachers or music students, but also very much to music lovers without professional background. The articles can be read as web texts or can be downloaded as pdf...
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  • Jazz with Mads!

    11th of August 2017 · tags:

    Head of the Academy’s rhythmic department in Aarhus, Mads Kjær Jensen, has since 2015 been the Academy's representative in the board of Aarhus Jazz Festival. From this year he is chairman of the board, and for this reason he was portrayed in several local media up to the...
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  • Brain conference to Aarhus

    10th of August 2017 · tags:

    The Center for Music in the Brain (MIB) at Aarhus University and RAMA shall host the next "Neurosciences and Music Conference" in 2020, the world's most prestigious conference in the field. The conference was held recently in Boston and...
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  • New RAMA ensemble on Nordic tour

    8th of August 2017 · tags:

    Monday 14th of August, Ensemble Sirius plays their first concert in Denmark in the Chamber Music Hall in Music Hall Aarhus. The concert is part of a Nordic tour, which the ensemble started on August 5th in...
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  • 50,000 Euro to Simon Steen-Andersen

    7th of August 2017 · tags:

    On 29th of October Academy lecturer in composition, Simon Steen-Andersen, will be awarded the Mauricio Kagel Music Prize 2017 at the Philharmonie in Essen, Germany. The prize is every second year awarded to an internationally renowned artist, who likes the German-Argentinian composer Mauricio...
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  • RAMA prof. at World Symposium

    1st of July 2017 · tags:

    From 22 to 29 July, Barcelona will host the 11th World Symposium on Choral Music. Academy professor Jim Daus Hjernøe participates in the official program with a seminar about...
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  • Nielsen-prize for RAMA composer

    30th of June 2017 · tags:

    Loïc Destremau has just finished his master's degree at the Academy. At the beginning of June he received one of nine talent prizes from "Carl Nielsen & Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen's fond". Each prize is DKK 100,000. The talent prize is a great help for Loïc to continue his artistic...
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  • RAMA portraits in "Basunen"

    28th of June 2017 · tags:

    In the latest issue of "Basunen" from the Danish Musicians Association in Aarhus there are two major portrait articles, about the Academy band Lowly, and about Academy sound engineer Thomas Qvist.

    Thomas Qvist talks about his extensive work with sound technology in Aarhus music life,...
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  • Jazz Special: Portrait and Review

    27th of June 2017 · tags:

    In the latest issue of Jazz Special there is both a review of RAMA Festival in Aarhus in April, and a big portrait of former student and current teacher Kenneth Dahl Knudsen.

    The magazine's reviewer had reached some concerts at the RAMA festival and was mostly satisfied, among other...
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  • 106,000 for concerts and masterclasses

    26th of June 2017 · tags:

    Together with the foundation Voxhall the Academy has received DKK 106,000 from Nordic Culture Fund's pulse project to introduce Nordic artists at a total of 8 live concerts and associated masterclasses in Aarhus.

    The pulse project reverses the traditional look at music export and instead...
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  • Two US scholarships for new soloist student

    23rd of June 2017 · tags:

    Last Tuesday, flute player Valdemar Ulrikkeholm received the Danish-America Foundation's grant of DKK 75,000 for his studies at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Here Valdemar shall study with Lorna McGhee in the academic year 2017-18. In addition, Valdemar also receives...
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  • From debut to residence composer

    22nd of June 2017 · tags:

    Composer Allan Gravgaard Madsen made his debut from the Academy May 26th. Now he shall be composer in residence at Aarhus Symphony Orchestra from 2018 to 2021. During this period the orchestra will perform a series of brand new works by Allan Gravgaard, written to this particular orchestra.

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  • Big portrait of newly debut

    19th of June 2017 · tags:

    "Allan Gravgaard Madsen experiences the world in a different way than most people do." This is the beginning of a big portrait article about Allan Gravgaard in the culture magazine Fine Spin. Allan made his debut from the Academy on May 26. Read Read more

  • From Aarhus to N.Y.

    15th of June 2017 · tags:

    From June 22 to July 1st two lectures and eight students from the Academy will be in New York to attend the New Music for Strings Festival. Here, strings and composers from the US and Europe meet for concerts, seminars and masterclasses focusing on contemporary music with strings. Experiences...
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  • First master in songwriting

    14th of June 2017 · tags:

    Monday, June 12, Anna Bell finished her Master of Music (cand. musicae) in songwriting. She is thus the first student to complete the songwriting program at the Academy after it was established in 2012. See Read more

  • Largest amount of new students since 2009

    10th of June 2017 · tags:

    The Academy’s department in Aalborg just has got a total of 22 new students for study start in August. At the moment there are a total of 73 ordinary students in Aalborg. The number of new students is the biggest since 2009 and hence the biggest since the education of classical musicians...
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  • Guided tour in sound installation

    9th of June 2017 · tags:

    Students from the Electronic Sound and Music program at the Academy in Aalborg (ELM) present three place-specific audio installations in the House of Music Tuesday, 13 June between 12.45 and 13.45.

    The installations create new experiences of space and sound in combination with the...
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  • Examination concert on television

    7th of June 2017 · tags:

    Today, Wednesday, TV2 Østjylland followed BA student in songwriting Hans Edward Andreasen at his examination concert in Aarhus. The visit is expected to result in a small feature in the regional news program at 7.30 pm, showing a very different way to graduate. The feature will can...
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  • DEBUT with Swedish eyes

    6th of June 2017 · tags:

    A Swedish culture journalist attended RAMA composer Allan Gravgaard Madsen's post debut concert at KLANG Festival in Copenhagen. He sees this debut concert as a tendency in the time that the composer himself is an indispensable part of the performance and where self-reflection is an important...
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  • Academy pianist at symphony concert

    4th of June 2017 · tags:

    When Aarhus Symphony Orchestra plays a free summer concert Wednesday, 14 June, at 7:30 pm. in Symphonic Hall in Aarhus RAMA student Rima Chacaturian will attend on stage. She is soloist in Chopin's short but very virtuoso Grande polonaise brillante.

    Rima Chacaturian won the right to...
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  • RAMA singer in television loop

    3rd of June 2017 · tags:

    Singing student at the Academy’s department in Aalborg, Mai Skytte, will be on air in a loop at the local station TV Aalborg throughout the coming week with a recording from a “Kapelmesterkoncert” in Musikkens Hus in April. Here she performed with the comrades Lasse Sandkamm,...
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  • New single with academy vocal group

    2nd of June 2017 · tags:

    Tomorrow, Saturday 3 June, vocal group Echoes in Veil publishes a new single "All my senses" in connection with their performance at the Aarhus Vocal Festival on Saturday evening in Symphonic Hall, Aarhus, where also Touché (DK) and New York Voices (US) are on the program.

    Echoes...
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  • Podcast about sound sculptures

    1st of June 2017 · tags:

    Previously we have told about Academy teacher Christian Windfeld, who is currently engaged in a project at Kunsthal Nord in Aalborg where he, with the trio Flamingo, plays three concerts every day, where the...
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  • RAMA at Vocal Festival

    1st of June 2017 · tags:

    When Aarhus Vocal Festival from 2th to 5th of June takes place in central Aarhus the Academy is participating both on stage and behind the stage. Sunday evening there is a crossover concert, "Voices of Aarhus", with a series of choirs, all of which...
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  • New CD from student

    31st of May 2017 · tags:

    Saturday 3 June the folk trio Hvalfugl releases their debut album "By” (City). The trio consists of Academy student Jonathan Fjord Bredholt, piano, former Academy student Jeppe Lavsen, guitar, and a student from the conservatory in Gothenburg (Anders Juel Bomholt, double bass).

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  • 1st prize for RAMA saxophone student

    29th of May 2017 · tags:

    During the weekend 25th to 28th of May, saxophone student Aina Helgeland Davidsen participated in the Stockholm International Music Competition, which is a fairly new international competition for children and young people who...
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  • Big debut portrait

    29th of May 2017 · tags:

    On Friday 26 May, Politiken brought a big two pages portrait of composer Allan Gravgaard Madsen, who made his debut from the Academy Friday evening. In the portrait, Gravgaard tells how his character "Speaker Allan" in the satire program “Den Korte Radioavis” in several ways is more...
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  • First live stream of candidate concert

    24th of May 2017 · tags:

    On May 30 at 4 pm Jonas Hellesøe plays his final candidate concert in Aarhus Cathedral. With this concert he completes his master's degree at the Academy. At the same time, the concert is the first live stream of a classical candidate concert at a Danish music conservatory. The concert...
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  • Jazz master at RAMA in Aarhus

    22nd of May 2017 · tags:

    The award winning and Grammy-nominated American pianist Kenny Werner is considered to be one of the greatest pianists in international jazz today. His musical versatility is evident in his many different constellations, including Joe Lovano, John Scofield and Benjamin Koppel.

    On...
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  • Positions in songwriting

    21st of May 2017 · tags:

    The Academy has just posted a number of part time positions in songwriting.

    See full notice (in Danish).

  • Star Quartet at RAMA

    20th of May 2017 · tags:

    The four strings in JACK Quartet from New York will visit the Academy in connection with composer Allan Gravgaard Madsen's debut from the soloist class on 26 May. It is quite...
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  • Danish Sound Prize to Prof. Peter Vuust

    19th of May 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Thursday, research professor Peter Vuust from the Academy received "Danish Sound Prize 2017" at the audio industry's annual conference in Folkets Hus in Struer, "The City of sound" and headquarters of B & O. The prize is awarded each year to people who have made a special effort...
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  • Bachelor project as a music performance

    18th of May 2017 · tags:

    Vocal and choir leader student at the Academy in Aalborg, Sarah Thordsen, presents the music performance Kollaps as her bachelor project. She has extensive experience with composition and songwriting and also has worked extensively with theater and music.

    Collapse is a music performance...
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  • Balkan to Aarhus

    17th of May 2017 · tags:

    Today, Wednesday, a duo with in-depth knowledge of music from the Balkans area will visit the Academy in Aarhus. This afternoon, the duo holds a master class for the students, and tonight there is a public...
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  • RAMA composers in “Klasisk” and on snyk.dk

    16th of May 2017 · tags:

    In May and June, two composers from the soloist class at the Academy will have their debut: Mette Nielsen (24 June) and Allan Gravgaard Madsen (26 May). Also both composers participate in the forthcoming KLANG Festival for Contemporary Music in...
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  • Frozen music in Nordjyske

    15th of May 2017 · tags:

    Saturday Nordjyske Stiftstidende presented a full-page report on a very special music project with Academy lecturer Christian Windfeld participating: Freezing music in 3D sculptures. During 72 concerts at Kunsthal NORD in Aalborg, music and movements in the room are transformed via a 3D printer...
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  • Students at Platform4 in Aalborg

    14th of May 2017 · tags:

    Students from the Electronic Sound & Music program at the Academy in Aalborg will host a showcase toghether with Platform4 on Wednesday, May 17th, from 7:00 pm at Student House Aalborg. Here the audience will experience sonic experiments by Academy students Mark Steensen, Lars Bork, Rune...
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  • Another great review

    9th of May 2017 · tags:

    In February, singers and musicians from the Academy participated in Den Jyske Opera's setup of David Bruce's new opera "Nothing", based on Danish Janne Tellers famous youth novel of the same name. The performance got a lot of...
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  • Chamber music week and concerts

    6th of May 2017 · tags:

    In the past week, classical students have worked intensively with chamber music. The results can be heard at two concerts in the upcoming week, Thursday 11 and Friday 12 May, both days at 7.30 pm in Chamber Music Hall, Music Hall Aarhus. ( Read more

  • Student playing at brain test

    5th of May 2017 · tags:

    Academy student Steen Lavigna delivers the music when 3 x 100 test persons make themselves available for a scientific experiment at SPOT Festival Saturday afternoon.

    The experiment will document how...
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  • Freezing music in 3D

    5th of May 2017 · tags:

    Academy lecturer Christian Windfeld freezes music in 3D sculptures together with his experimental trio Flamingo. From 6 May to 4 June, the trio performs three times a day, six days a week at Kunsthal NORD in Aalborg. Each concert results in one sculpture.

    With so-called MYO bracelets,...
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  • RAMA at Aarhus Calling

    3rd of May 2017 · tags:

    Two songwriter students from the Academy, Simone Tang and Yasmin Cevik, are participating at international songwriter camp "Aarhus Calling" 3rd to 5th of May. A total of 12 up-comming talents are selected to participate.

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  • Singers to the "Ministry"

    3rd of May 2017 · tags:

    Tonight, 3 May, classical vocal students and lecturer Frode Stengaard will perform excerpts of operas, which the students has worked with in the subject Music Drama. The concert takes place in the "Ministry",...
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  • RAMA opens SPOT Festival

    2nd of May 2017 · tags:

    The Academy is markedly present in the official festival program when one of the year's major music events in Aarhus, SPOT Festival 2017, will be held on May 4th to 6th.

    The Academy again has its own stage in Chamber Music Hall on Friday, May 5th. Here 5 RAMA bands will play between 5.30...
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  • Debut in DR P2

    2nd of May 2017 · tags:

    Guitarist Mikkel Egelund, who debuted from the Academy in February, plays Mompou and d'Angelo in national radio DR P2 tonight, Friday, at 7.20 pm in a recording from the debut concert.

  • RAMA debut in DR P2

    28th of April 2017 · tags:

    Guitarist Mikkel Egelund made his debut from the Academy in February. Tonight, Friday, DR P2 brings an excerpt from his debut concert in continuation of this evening's “P2 Koncerten”. Approx. 9.15...
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  • 2 winners

    25th of April 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Monday, 24th, the Academy held an internal soloist competition in Aarhus, in collaboration with Prinsens Musikkorps. A total of 8 students made up for the competition, 6 trumpets and 2 trombones.

    The winners were: Sofie Brems Sørensen, trumpet, and Therese Iversen,...
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  • Academy composer in DR P2

    25th of April 2017 · tags:

    Tonight, Tuesday 25th of April, it is possible to hear a work by composer student Allan Gravgaard Madsen in DR P2. The work "Ouverture" from 2016 was performed at the Ultraschall festival in Berlin by Ensemble Recherche. The recording will be broadcasted approx. at 9.30 pm. In connection with...
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  • Debut in DR P2

    24th of April 2017 · tags:

    Tonight, Monday, DR P2 will broadcast an extract from the debut concert in February with Marie Sønderskov, flute. From around 9:15 pm she will play Saariaho, Schilingi and Wayne Siegel.

  • RAMA at KLANG festival

    21st of April 2017 · tags:

    The Academy is widely represented by a number of current (and former) students and lectures at the forthcoming KLANG - Copenhagen Avantgarde Music Festival, 25 May to 5 June in Copenhagen.

    For example, works by composer students Marta Sniady, Line Tjørnhøj and Eric...
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  • Debut in the DR P2

    12th of April 2017 · tags:

    Today, Wednesday 12 April, National Radio P2 will broadcast a recording from the debut concert in February with flutist Marie Sønderskov. The excerpt from the concert will be sent about 9.30 pm, featuring music by Teizo Matsumura and Lasse Thoresen.

  • Saxophones from all over Europe

    10th of April 2017 · tags:

    The Academy is host of the Nordic Saxophone Festival from Tuesday 11 April to Friday 14 April, Concert Hall Aarhus. The festival presents a total of seven free concerts each with its own focus. There is for example a concert focusing on tango, a concert with young music school students and a...
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  • Big Vuust article in Jazz Special

    9th of April 2017 · tags:

    First came the musician union's Aarhus-magazine "Basunen" - and now Denmark's most important jazz magazine, "Jazz Special", in its latest issue brings a great article on the Academy's ass. Professor in saxophone, Christian Vuust, on the occasion of receiving "Gaffelprisen" earlier this year.

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  • Live stream from RAMA Festival 8 April

    7th of April 2017 · tags:

    If you are not able to be there - or if you are in the wrong city - it's still possible to follow a part of the RAMA Festival in both Aarhus and Aalborg tomorrow, Saturday 8 April. Via Internet a part of the festival is transmitted directly from Rhythmic Hall in Aalborg, between the hours 1.30...
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  • New book from research professor

    6th of April 2017 · tags:

    Today 6 April research Professor at the Academy Peter Vuust publishes a new book: "Music on the brain." Here he describes what happens in the brain when we listen to music; a subject which Vuust for many years has worked extensively with in the interdisciplinary Center for Music in The Brain,...
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  • Percussion Players from all over Scandinavia

    5th of April 2017 · tags:

    From Sunday 9 to Tuesday 11 April, Aarhus is host for the Nordic Percussion Festival. The festival present’s three concerts, one each day, each with its own focuses. At the first concert, the focus is on listening to new instruments; at the second concert focus is on the modern "groove";...
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  • New video from RAMA current students

    3rd of April 2017 · tags:

    Songwriter student Mary Jean Moore plays at RAMA Festival in Aarhus on Saturday 8 April 4.30 pm. in room 226. Together with her band, Mary Jean, where all are students at the Academy, she has just released a new live...
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  • Children's audition for electro opera

    28th of March 2017 · tags:

    Olga Szymula, Academy student on electronic composition, has written an electronic opera and is now looking for children between 6 and 12 years who want to be part of a the performance in late November. The opera includes film, performance, choreography and electronic music. The children shall...
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  • Students with 2017 project

    27th of March 2017 · tags:

    Saturday 1 April the public can get a very special experience at Radar in Aarhus, where the project Concert-In-installation blends live music with visuals, dance, design and sculptural creations. At the concert " Read more

  • Aalborg student in Nordjyske

    24th of March 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Thursday 23 March, Nordjyske Stiftstiden brought a full-page article on Senjka Danhieux who came from Belgium to the Academy in Aalborg two years ago to study vocal leadership. Under the artist name Roxorloops Danhieux is welknown as one of the world's leading beatboxers - for ten...
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  • 4 + 5 stars

    23rd of March 2017 · tags:

    Composition lecturer at the Academy, Niels Rønsholdt, gets a great review in Politiken for his two new experimental music dramatic works. The reviewer is experiencing a remarkable, fragile authenticity of "Blik for Blik”, which was premiered in Copenhagen last weekend; and also he...
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  • Masterclass with New York'er-hotshot

    22nd of March 2017 · tags:

    From 23 to 25 March world famous percussionist Gregory Zuber from the Metropolitan Opera in New York will visit Aarhus for a master class for orchestral playing and percussion at the Academy. The masterclass extends over several sessions and is not only designed for percussionists. At each...
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  • Teacher and student on tour

    21st of March 2017 · tags:

    In 2006-11 guitarist Michael Vestbo was a student of ass. Professor Uffe Steen. Today Vestbo also is a lecturer at the Academy and tomorrow, Wednesday, he will start on tour with his old professor. First, they will play one set each with their own trio’s - and then at last a common...
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  • LMS winner: PUST

    21st of March 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Monday 20 March, four Academy ensembles competed on the right to be part of LMS’ (Live Music in Schools) offer to the country's primary schools in 2017/18. They played for a hall full of schoolchildren and a jury with representatives from both LMS and the Academy.

    Winner...
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  • Interview in JP

    20th of March 2017 · tags:

    Composer Student Allan Gravgaard Madsen was on the list when the names of this year's recipients of the Sonning Music Foundation Talent Award was announced last week. Subsequently, he has been visited by a journalist from Jyllands Posten, and in Monday's edition of the newspaper you can (if you...
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  • Visit by German jazz comet

    20th of March 2017 · tags:

    German pianist Pablo Held is regarded a new piano comet on the European jazz scene. Tuesday and Wednesday this week he helds two clinics at the Academy, respectively on improvisation and on composition. Pablo Held plays with John Scofield, David Liebman and Chris Potter. The leading American...
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  • Price-portrait and book-announcement in ”Basunen"

    19th of March 2017 · tags:

    In the latest issue of ”Basunen”, magazine for the Aarhus department of the Danish Musicians' Union, there is a big portrait of the Academy’s saxophone ass. Professor Christian Vuust who received Denmark's oldest jazz price "Gaffel-prisen " in early February. Also there is an...
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  • Price nominations for students

    18th of March 2017 · tags:

    The symphonic song cycle BEINTA, which was premiered by the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra at the SPOT Festival 2016, has been nominated for the Carl Prize 2017 in the category...
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  • CD release by student

    17th of March 2017 · tags:

    Dea Marie Kjeldsen studies at the "Rhythmic Musician" program at the Academy and she has many talents; for example she plays percussion on the world's first underwater concert, Aquasonic. Just today, 17 March, she releases her first album in...
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  • String-Sundays on Dokk1

    17th of March 2017 · tags:

    Strings from the Academy will play two Sunday afternoon concerts at Dokk1 in Aarhus. The concerts are a new initiative where people can stroll around the library while listening to chamber music.

    Sunday 19 March RAMA cello ensemble play pieces by Villa-Lobos, Gershwin, and Malthe Volfing...
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  • Great creativity at LMS competition

    16th of March 2017 · tags:

    LMS (Live Music in Schools) organizes school concerts with professional musicians, giving schoolchildren the possibility to meet real live music. Also this year,  LMS arranges a competition among students from the Academy on the right to be part of LMS 'offer to the primary schools in...
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  • Opera Premiere by RAMA lecturer

    15th of March 2017 · tags:

    Niels Rønsholdt teaches composition at the Academy. On Friday 17 March, he premieres a new opera, in which he wrote both words and music and also he himself performs on stage, along with the ensemble Scenatet.

    "I am very skeptical of the making a traditional opera. First someone...
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  • Sonning prize for students

    15th of March 2017 · tags:

    Composer Allan Gravgaard Madsen and guitarist Mikkel Egelund are among this year's recipients of the Talent Price from Sonning Music Foundation.

    Annually Léonie Sonning Music Foundation...
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  • Partnership in magazine

    14th of March 2017 · tags:

    A new partnership between VIA University College Aarhus and the Academy aims to establish a genuine master's degree in music education, aimed broadly at music teachers from primary schools, music schools,...
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  • Associate Professor at guitar festival

    13th of March 2017 · tags:

    Wednesday 15 March at 7:30 pm Associate Professor Jens Christian Kwella will play at Aalborg International Guitar Festival together with guitarist Søren Bo Addemos. Together they explore the possibilities in...
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  • Composer interview

    10th of March 2017 · tags:

    The KLANG-festival website just has published an interview with Allan Gravgaard Madsen, who debuts as a composer from the Academy in May. In addition to the debut concert in Aarhus 26 May there also is a debut concert in the Concert Church at Blågårds Plads on Nørrebro 27 May,...
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  • Concert in Nablus and Jerusalem

    9th of March 2017 · tags:

    This week 5 students from the Academy are in Palestine, where they will play two concerts with students from the Palestinian Edward Said Conservatory of Music. The first concert is today, Wednesday, 9 March 5:00 pm at Al...
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  • Academy student in semifinal

    8th of March 2017 · tags:

    Thursday and Friday this week there is semifinals in JazzDanmark’s Young Jazz Competition 2017. Friday 10 March the second of the two semifinals will take place at V58 in Aarhus, with Aarhus Jazz Society as host. Here singer Read more

  • RAMA partner at piano competition

    8th of March 2017 · tags:

    Aarhus International Piano Competition 2017 will take place from 10 to 18 March. It is a unique event in Denmark, which brings together a large group of international talent and which provides unique concert experiences to a broad music audience that can meet 40 young piano talents between 11...
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  • Guitar visit from Gothenburg

    6th of March 2017 · tags:

    This week, the Academy’s department in Aalborg is visited by guitar professor at the conservatory in Gothenburg, Ulf Band Branch, and three of his students. They shall work with guitar students and other students from Aalborg, with clinics, duo concerts, compositions for 6 guitars etc. -...
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  • One organ - six RAMA organists

    6th of March 2017 · tags:

    On Thursday 9 March there is a gala concert in Galten Church, between Aarhus and Silkeborg, where six organists, all associated with the Academy, play at the newly restored organ. The concert marks the release of...
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  • New matinee season in Aalborg

    4th of March 2017 · tags:

    Wednesday and Thursday 8-9 March the first matinee concert of the season will take place in the library in Aalborg with Jens Christian Kwella's guitar students, along with Ulf Bandgrens guitar students from the conservatory in Gothenburg. Later this month, 23 March, saxophone student Tadas...
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  • Culmination of development project

    4th of March 2017 · tags:

    Ass. Professor Lasse Laursen has transcribed the French composer Bernard Parmegiani's "Incidences / Résonances" (1975), a classic of electroacoustic music. The transcription is a study of the work itself, but also it is an attempt to find out how electroacoustic music can be "translated"...
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  • 2017 Masterclass, lecture and concert

    3rd of March 2017 · tags:

    In connection with Aarhus 2017 associate professor of choir conducting Carsten Seyer Hansen and his choir Concert Clemens have planned an exchange project in which choirs and conductors from Lithuania, Finland and Denmark meet and explore musical connections and national characteristics.

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  • Aalborg student in BBC 3

    3rd of March 2017 · tags:

    Sunday 5 March BBC 3 will broadcast a feature on Danish choral singing. In this context they made an interview with Siri Myggen, vocal leadership student in Aalborg. The interview is about Nordic sound in vocal music, how Siri works as a vocal leader, the vocal ensemble Echoes in Veil, RAMA...
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  • Masterclass with honorary prof.

    2nd of March 2017 · tags:

    Cellist Andreas Brantelid is soloist with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra Thursday 2 March Aarhus and Friday 3 March in Viborg. During his visit in Jutland, he gives a masterclass for cello students at the Academy 4 March in Aarhus.

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  • 3 winners at the soloist competition

    1st of March 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Tuesday, the final at the Academy’s internal soloist competition was held in Symphonic Hall, Aarhus. The competitors were fighting for the right to be a soloist with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra at a summer concert in 2017, with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra at a concert 31 August or...
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  • Students at Holmboe Festival

    28th of February 2017 · tags:

    Students from the Academy are not only playing at four concerts at the classical music festival Holmboe in Horsens 3-12 March, they also are planning and organizing the concerts, in collaboration with the festival. The four concerts each have their own character: a prison concert, a children's...
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  • Wayne Siegel in DR P2

    27th of February 2017 · tags:

    Tonight, Monday, national radio DR P2 will broadcast a concert recording from “Diamanten” in Copenhagen 21 February with DiamantEnsemblet. The program includes a guitar concert by Academy Professor Wayne Siegel. Soloist is Jakob Bangsø who made his debut from the Academy in...
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  • Scholarships to 3 students

    26th of February 2017 · tags:

    In the past week three students from the Academy was honored at a price concert at Kromann and Reumert in Copenhagen. The three musicians played together with three other scholarship recipients for invited guests.

    The three Academy recipients are: Lisa Nyberg, saxophone, Malthe...
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  • Finalists chosen

    21st of February 2017 · tags:

    On 10 February, the preliminary round at the soloist competition, organized in collaboration with the symphony orchestras in Aarhus and Aalborg and Randers Chamber Orchestra, was held. 7 participants were selected for the final, to be held as an open concert on Tuesday 28 February at 4 pm. in...
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  • Open masterclass in Aarhus

    19th of February 2017 · tags:

    Lithuanian pianist Aleksandra Zvirblyte gives a masterclass for classical piano students at the Academy 19 and 20 February. The masterclass is open to all interested and takes place in room 222 at the Academy in the Concert Hall Aarhus 10 am to 6 pm.

    Aleksandra Zvirblyte is professor at...
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  • Guitars deliveries

    11th of February 2017 · tags:

    Two students from the Academy’s Aalborg department and associate professor Jens Christian Kwella were Wednesdayon a guest visit at "Guitar days in Frederikshavn Music School". The Guitar days were attended by 30 guitar students who played in a large guitar ensemble and also had some...
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  • Music, health and care

    10th of February 2017 · tags:

    Aarhus municipality invites Academy students to submit proposals for projects which can bring music to sick and elderly citizens. A sum of money is ready for the realization of the best projects, and also students can earn ECTS points in the subject Entrepreneurship.

    Research shows that...
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  • New Chappe-piece at Winter Jazz

    10th of February 2017 · tags:

    Associate Professor at the Academy Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen has written a new piece, "Concierto de Scheherazade," which will be premiered at the four concerts which Chappes extra-large big band Blood Sweat Drum + Bass will play together with Randers Chamber Orchestra and Syrian guest...
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  • German prize for Academy composer

    9th of February 2017 · tags:

    Composition student at the Academy, Óscar Escudero, gets the "Busoni Förderpreis 2017" of 2500 Euro, awarded by the German Akademie der Künste. The award will be handed over 24 November in the...
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  • Lots of great reviews

    8th of February 2017 · tags:

    The National Opera gets a lot of great reviews for its youth performance "Nothing" in which the Academy has a big share, with 20 singers in the choir and 20 musicians in the orchestra pit. Kristeligt Dagblad writes: "Right from the beginning the performance has an amazing intensity and cohesion"...
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  • Magazine reports from conference

    7th of February 2017 · tags:

    In their latest editions both the music schools association's newsletter, "DAMUSA News", and the magazine for music pedagogues, " Read more

  • Jazz Award for Chr. Vuust

    6th of February 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Sunday, “Gaffelprisen” was handed over to ass. professor in saxophone at the Academy Christian Vuust at a concert in Kunsthal Aarhus. Aarhus Jazz Society is behind the price...
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  • Academy student in quarter final

    6th of February 2017 · tags:

    Thursday to Sunday there are quarter-finals in JazzDenmark’s Young Jazz 2017-Competition . Saturday 11 February the venue is “Huset” in Hasserisgade in Aalborg, where the band "Man and Possibility" will meet with the funky big band “Mads Houe & The Quavers” -...
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  • Musical activity and working memory

    3rd of February 2017 · tags:

    Regardless of age, gender or location musically active Schoolchildren has a better working memory, which is important to learn to read and count. That is the conclusion of "The mass experiment" carried out as part of the Science Festival in Week 39 last year among more than 20,000 primary school...
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  • New video

    3rd of February 2017 · tags:

    RAMA "dream-jazz" band Røgsignal just has released a video version of their P8-radio hit "Safari". The video is a tribute to the band's hometown Aarhus and to cute animals, both living and stuffed. It is recommended to watch the video to the end – Read more

  • Guitar lecturer in Stockholm

    1st of February 2017 · tags:

    This weekend associate professor of classical guitar Frederik Munk Larsen participates in the 200th anniversary of the first great modern guitar builder, Antonio Torres, at ”Lilla Gitarrfestivalen” in Stockholm from Friday to Sunday.

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  • RAMA composer at UNM-17

    31st of January 2017 · tags:

    At UNM (Young Nordic Music Festival) in Aarhus in August 2016 the Academy contributed with composers, musicians and venues. This year Iceland is hosting the festival, and among the seven pieces that have just...
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  • "Orange Jazz" with ass. Professor

    30th of January 2017 · tags:

    Associate Professor Jens Nørholm teaches rhythmic piano and ensemble conducting at the Academy in Aalborg and has over the years developed the style "orange jazz", which is a fusion of jazz soul and latin.

    In this context, Jens Nørholm has produced music with a terrific...
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  • UNM documentary

    30th of January 2017 · tags:

    RAMA delivered both venues, musicians and composers at UNM (Young Nordic Music Festival) in Aarhus, August 2016. Now UNM present a documentary on the event - watch it here.

  • Visit at Kings of drums

    27th of January 2017 · tags:

    10 students and lectures from the Academy’s RMB-program (Rhythmic Music and Movement) just has returned from a study trip to Matanzas in Cuba. Here they visited the group Los Reyes del Tambor, "Kings of drums ", who had prepared a two-week intensive and really checked courses focusing on...
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  • RAMA-composer in Switzerland

    27th of January 2017 · tags:

    The coming days, 28, 29 and 31 January, the Swiss Ensemble Lemniscate wil perform e piano trio by Academy student Allan Gravgaard Madsen respectively in Basel, Zurich and Biel in Switzerland. The piece is called "White. Schwarz. Blau." and was premiered in 2013 at the Academy’s RAMA...
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  • Young opera

    26th of January 2017 · tags:

    4 February the Danish National Opera will premiere the opera "Nothing" with a lot of young singers and musicians on stage and in the orchestra pit, including students from the Academy. The opera is based on Janne Tellers youth novel of the same title which is a solid part of the curriculum in...
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  • Debut EP

    25th of January 2017 · tags:

    Norwegian Ane Monsrud is a third year student at the Academy in Aalborg, where she studies SSB conducting (singing, playing and moving). She just has released her debut EP "Mysterious Connections" in collaboration with her teacher, associate professor Torben Jensen. Her music she describes as...
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  • SNYK Guide to RAMA concerts

    24th of January 2017 · tags:

    SNYK, Danish Centre for contemporary experimental music and sound art, presents on its website a fine guide to concerts at the Academy with electronic, contemporary and experimental music. The guide includes guest visits at DIEM concerts and composer Allan Gravgaard Madsen's debut concert. Visit...
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  • Masterclass with German cello professor

    23rd of January 2017 · tags:

    German cellist and conductor Johannes Goritzki is guest at the Academy Monday and Tuesday, where he gives a masterclass for our cello students. There is free access for all interested in the Chamber Music Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus, Monday 1-6 pm and Tuesday 10 am-3pm.

    Goritzki is a...
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  • Final victory!

    23rd of January 2017 · tags:

    Anders Hornshøj won the final at the TV channel DK4's pop talent show Saturday night at Forum Horsens. With the award follows a publishing contract with Sony Music and assistance to management and booking by NKMusic. All finalists performed live with their own songs. Read Read more

  • Prof. Steenstrup in WA

    21st of January 2017 · tags:

    January 20 the weekly newspaper Weekendavisen had a great interview with trumpet professor Kristian Steenstrup on the occasion of his new book "Blow Your Mind". The article tells about the comprehensive...
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  • Student in Nordjyske

    20th of January 2017 · tags:

    Thursday the newspaper Nordjyske Stiftstidende brought an extensive reportage from a concert the other day at Jazz Centre in House of Music, Aalborg, with Ingrid Halle, vocal, and Jens Fisker, guitar. It was the first time they performed together as a duo, and also the Jazz Centre is a new venue...
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  • RAMA composer at 2017 opening music

    20th of January 2017 · tags:

    Composer Student Loïc Destremau has arranged and is responsible for the choreography and staging of an orchestral work, originally written by young music school students. The work will be performed today, Friday, as prelude to the children's and family performance Read more

  • Lecturer in TV show

    19th of January 2017 · tags:

    Saturday 21 January vocal lecturer at RAMA in Aalborg Anders Hornshøj will participate in the final at DK4's TV show "DanskPOP Talent," which will be broadcast live from Forum in Horsens. After six preliminary rounds there are a total of 10 finalists. It is a combination of a panel of...
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  • Top-ensemble premiering Academy composer

    18th of January 2017 · tags:

    The German Ensemble Recherche is considered one of the world's leading ensembles for contemporary music. Saturday 21 January the ensemble shall premiere a new piece by Allan Gravgaard Madsen. The piece "Ouverture" was commissioned...
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  • Culture Capital opening

    17th of January 2017 · tags:

    Two lectures from the Academy play a central role at the grand opening event of Aarhus2017 Saturday 21 January. Associate Professor Carsten Seyer-Hansen conducts Aarhus Symphony and the...
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  • Masterclass in TV2

    17th of January 2017 · tags:

    TV2 Nord plan to do a reportage from the masterclass at the Academy in Aalborg today, Tuesday morning, with the solo trumpeter Chris Martin from Chicago Symphony Orchestra. It is planned that the reportage will be sent as a feature in Tuesday's 19:30-program.

    Latest, 18. January: Watch...
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  • RAMA graduate New Jazz Artist 2017

    16th of January 2017 · tags:

    Trumpeter and composer Jakob Sørensen was chosen as "New Jazz Artist of 2017" at the DPA (Danish Popular Songwriters and Composers) jazz price event Friday 13 January in DR Concert Hall, Copenhagen. In 2015 Jakob Sørensen finished as a candidate from the Academy where he studied...
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  • RAMA-composer among the best in Europe

    15th of January 2017 · tags:

    Simon Steen-Andersen's Piano Concerto was rated number two at the Italian music magazine Classic Voice's survey among more than 130 European music professionals, festival managers, critics, etc. The survey was about the best pieces composed in the new millennium. The many professionals had to...
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  • Masterclass with star trumpeter

    13th of January 2017 · tags:

    In connection with the visit by Chicago Symphony Orchestra Monday and Tuesday at the House of Music in Aalborg the Academy will hold a masterclass with solo trumpeter Chris Martin. For many years Martin has been a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra but recently he started as solo...
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  • Blow Your Mind

    12th of January 2017 · tags:

    Trumpet Professor Kristian Steenstrup just has released his new book "Blow Your Mind", which is a direct extension of his first book "Teaching Brass". Both books deals with brass technique and both are in English. The first had especially focused on the physiological side of the respiration...
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  • Debut single gets great reviews

    11th of January 2017 · tags:

    Several international music blogs have nice words to say about vocal student Martin Baltser’s first single "Call Me Wild" and the accompanying music video. Goingsolo.com writes: " We can’t...
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  • Glomus camp in Brazil

    9th of January 2017 · tags:

    From 11 to 20 January 10 students and 6 teachers and leaders from the Academy participates in the international Glomus Camp 2017 in Natal in northeastern Brazil. Approximately 150 students and teachers from 25 academies around the...
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  • Academy lectures as representatives

    6th of January 2017 · tags:

    Shortly before Christmas formerly DIEM student and now lecturer in music theory and history at the Academy, Li Ying Wu, as well as drummer and lecturer at the Academy, Anders Mogensen, was appointed members of Read more

  • Conference speaker in DR P1

    4th of January 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Tuesday, one of the speakers at the current conference "Music and Learning" at the Academy was guest in the DR P1 program "P1 afternoon." Here Kristine Bjørg Markussen told about her efforts to get more...
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  • Minister of Culture at RAMA conference

    2nd of January 2017 · tags:

    Minister of Culture Mette Bock is among the speakers at the conference "Music and Learning" in Concert Hall Aarhus, Wednesday-Thursday 4 and 5 January 2017. The conference will include presentations, panel discussions and...
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  • This year's musical power feature

    20th of December 2016 · tags:

    Composer and Soloist Student at the Academy Allan Gravgaard Madsen and master student at DIEM Anna Katrin Øssursdóttir Egilstrøð are among the recipients of the National Arts Foundation awards for " Read more

  • Students in Beethoven's 9th

    20th of December 2016 · tags:

    13 Academy students participate in the large ensemble when Aarhus Symphony Orchestra launches European City of Culture 2017 with three performances of...
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  • Debut in national radio

    19th of December 2016 · tags:

    Soprano Annemette Pødenphandt made her debut from the Academy in October. On Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 December national radio DR P2 will broadcast excerpts from her debut concert at the Academy in Aarhus. Tuesday approx. 21:30...
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  • Academy researcher in "Nature"

    13th of December 2016 · tags:

    Last Friday Scientific Reports, which is part of the very renowned journal "Nature", brought an article by Academy research professor Peter Vuust and his colleagues at the Centre for Music in the Brain. The researchers have experimented with...
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  • Outstanding Christmas CD

    12th of December 2016 · tags:

    "This one is outstanding," BBC Music Magazine writes about a new Christmas choir CD with Concort Clemens from Aarhus, led by Academy lecturer...
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  • The guitar in historical perspective

    11th of December 2016 · tags:

    In the days to come the Academy will be visited by the Swedish guitarist Mårten Falk, who has been well known from concerts where he presents the entire historical guitar family, and from a popular radio series on the guitar through the ages.

    At a Read more

  • Cello professor anniversary

    9th of December 2016 · tags:

    Cello professor at the Academy Henrik Brendstrup has been a lecturer for 25 years. This will be marked by a concert with the Academy’s strings ensemble, RAMA Strings, tonight at 7:30 pm.

    For 25...
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  • Professor portrait in newspaper

    9th of December 2016 · tags:

    Today Friday Århus Stiftstidende brings a large portrait of cello professor Henrik Brendstrup on the occasion of his 25th anniversary as an academy lecturer. In the portrait he tells about the changes that have occurred in the music academy world and for the students since he began as a...
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  • RAMA and Next Move

    8th of December 2016 · tags:

    Last Friday the Academy hosted the Next Move midway conference in Aarhus. Next Move is a 3-year pilot project to explore new possibilities for communication in dance and music. The project will culminate in a teaching module (7.5 ECTS), developed by the three institutions behind, and also in a...
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  • Debut in DR P2

    6th of December 2016 · tags:

    Soprano Kirsten Grønfeldt made her debut from the Academy in September, and now once again she can be heard in national radio DR P2 tonight 6 December from about 9 pm, where she sings Saariaho and Poulenc from the debut...
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  • "Dansk Sang" on Academy conference

    2nd of December 2016 · tags:

    The magazine "Dansk Sang", published by Music Teachers Association (elementary schools), in its December issue brings a large interview with the Academy’s principal Claus Olesen and development manager Astrid Elbek. The interview is about the great music education conference " Read more

  • ”Musikskolen” on Academy conference

    1st of December 2016 · tags:

    In the latest issue of the magazine ”Musikskolen”  from Danish Music Pedagogue’s Association there is a 2-page article on "Music and Learning", the big music educational conference, arranged by the...
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  • North Jutland jazz name 2016 in TV2

    30th of November 2016 · tags:

    " North Jutland jazz-name of the Year" Lasse Sandkamm is a student at the Academy’s department in Aalborg. Yesterday, Tuesday, he played matinee concert at the academy library in Aalborg with his teacher, Jens Christian Kwella. TV2 Nord came by to make a small portrait which was brought in...
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  • Debut concert in national radio

    29th of November 2016 · tags:

    Soprano Kirsten Grønfeldt, who made her debut from the Academy in September, sings Barber, Stravinskij and Flanders from the debut concert i national radio DR P2 tonight 29 November, from 9:30 pm.

  • ”Chappe” to Paris

    28th of November 2016 · tags:

    Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen, who teaches arrangement and big band conducting, is on his way to Paris to conduct two concerts and to hold a master class with students from the Parisian Conservatory. The visit is arranged through the saxophonist and bandleader Pierre...
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  • RAMA research in new anthology

    25th of November 2016 · tags:

    Associate Professor’s Lasse Laursen and Turid Nørlund are among the contributors to a new anthology of artistic development (KUV) with contributions from all art schools in film, music, visual and performing arts.

    "Artistic research - anthology 2016 'brings together a number...
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  • Draw-to-music concert

    23rd of November 2016 · tags:

    Nine students invites to a "Draw-to-music" - event at Folkekirkens House on Gammel Torv in Aalborg on Saturday 26 November. Here, children and their parents can express themselves creatively while getting a musical experience. The music is from different periods and is sung and played by...
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  • DKKR 100,000 for RAMA ensemble

    22nd of November 2016 · tags:

    Five students from the Academy has formed a unique ensemble: "Ensemble Sirius", consisting of saxophone, trumpet, piano, double bass and percussion. It is a completely new combination of instruments in a classical context. The ensemble has just received nearly 100,000 DK kr. from...
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  • Students and new professor in National Radio

    21st of November 2016 · tags:

    Tonight, Monday 21 November, DR Radio P2 will broadcast a concert from 10 November in Concert Hall Aarhus with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, expanded with 25 students from the Academy. The students play e.g. in...
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  • 3 x 2 concert cafés

    20th of November 2016 · tags:

    In late November, there are three rhythmic concert cafés, both in Aalborg and Aarhus. Here we present a wide range of students in charge of their own band projects. Each café-evening consists of 4-5 bands - a whole series of minor concerts with very varied content. The cafés...
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  • RAMA Aalborg in Gaffa

    18th of November 2016 · tags:

    On their website gaffa.dk the music magazine Gaffa brings a large article about the Academy's department in Aalborg. The article tells about the department's programs and study environment and brings several quotes with students. Read the article Read more

  • Organ Salon with lecturer

    16th of November 2016 · tags:

    In connection with the ongoing Aarhus Symphonic Organ Festival Academy Lecturer Lars Nørremark will perform two more intimate organ salons along with soprano Signe Asmussen in the Academy’s organ...
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  • Luther hymns in new light

    14th of November 2016 · tags:

    In remembrance of the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation in 1517 The Danish Salmeduo now releases a combined book and CD with new instrumental interpretations of a number of Luther hymns. Hymns in the mother tongue were one of the important renewals by the Reformation. With...
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  • New Honorary professor

    13th of November 2016 · tags:

    On Thursday 10 November, French organist Eric Lebrun was appointed Honorary Professor at the Academy after the opening concert at Aarhus Symphonic Organ Festival 2016.

    Lebrun is an internationally...
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  • Conference on sustainable leadership

    11th of November 2016 · tags:

    Together with VIA the Academy in Aarhus houses a conference on "Sustainable Scandinavian leadership" from 13 to 15 November. Among the speakers at the conference are Mogens Lykketoft and Professor Steen Hildebrandt.

    Arrangers of the conference are about 40 Scandinavian managers,...
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  • Organ Festival with Academy touch

    10th of November 2016 · tags:

    Both students and teachers from The Academy are participating at Aarhus Symphonic Organ Festival from 10th. To 20 November.

    At the opening concert today, Thursday, repeated Friday, is Aarhus Symphony Orchestra expanded by 25 students from the Academy. They play a symphony for organ and...
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  • Double jazz award

    9th of November 2016 · tags:

    This year's big winner at Danish Music Awards Jazz is trumpeter, composer and Academy lecturer Jakob Buchanan. He won both Danish Jazz Composer of the Year and the price for Best Danish Jazz Album of the Year.

    In both cases the price related to the CD release: Jakob Buchanan: Requiem...
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  • New Ass. Prof. in piano

    9th of November 2016 · tags:

    After some years as lecturer Søren Rastogi has now been appointed as associate professor in the Piano department. “I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Søren and RAMA with this”, principal Claus Olesen says.

  • Info-meeting with Roxorloops 10 Nov.

    8th of November 2016 · tags:

    Belgian Senjka Danhieux is studying vocal leadership at soloist level at the IM program at the Academy’s department in Aalborg. Outside the Academy he is better known as the beatboxer RoxorLoops, one of...
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  • Debut concert in national radio

    7th of November 2016 · tags:

    Percussionist Heigo Rosin made his debut from the Academy in June. Tuesday 8 November DR P2 presents an excerpt from the debut concert, where Rosin plays music by René Eespere and Paul Fowler. It is from about 9:30 pm.

  • Percussion lecturer plays in the US

    4th of November 2016 · tags:

    Associate Professor Henrik Knarborg Larsen is visiting the United States, where he will play a concert on Sunday 6 November in Knoxwille, Tennessee. After that he continues to Indianapolis, Indiana, where he will participate in the opening concert at the world's largest percussion festival,...
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  • Visit from Palestine

    3rd of November 2016 · tags:

    Students from the Academy again get the opportunity to play with guests from the Edward Said National Conservatory of Palestine, visiting Aarhus on Friday and a week ahead. Together they shall rehearse, record a CD and play a concert at...
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  • First “KUV festival”

    2nd of November 2016 · tags:

    KUV stands for “Kunstnerisk Udviklingsvirksomhed” (Artistic Development) and includes projects such as composing new music, recording of rare works, development of new concert forms, etc. KUV projects must have a high news value and be accompanied by a reflection on the result.

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  • DMA-winner on Spil Dansk-tour

    2nd of November 2016 · tags:

    In connection with the current “Spil Dansk-uge” (Play Danish-week) the organisation behind has arranged that around 20 former DMA winners (DMA = Danish Music Award) comes out with their music...
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  • Debut concert in national radio

    1st of November 2016 · tags:

    Soprano Kirsten Grønfeldt made her debut from the Academy in September. Now there is an opportunity to hear a part of the concert again: Kirsten Grønfeldt sings Grieg, Sibelius and Richard Strauss after P2-concert tonight, 1 November, from about 9.30 pm - DR Radio, P2.

  • Vocal lecturer in talent show

    1st of November 2016 · tags:

    Vocal lecturer Anders Hornshøj from the Academy in Aalborg is participating in the talent show DanskPOP Talent at the TV station DK4. Hornshøj participated last Saturday in the second out of six preliminary rounds. Watch his appearance Read more

  • “Play Danish!” tour Week

    31st of October 2016 · tags:

    During this week a big part of the rhythmic students in both Aarhus and Aalborg are touring highschools, colleges etc. Also in Aarhus a variety of bands are playing at the new Aarhus Central Food Market. The concerts are...
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  • Lecturer concert x 3

    30th of October 2016 · tags:

    1 to 3 November saxophone player Virgo Veldi from Estonia gives a masterclass for the classical saxophone students at the Academy. The masterclass will end with a public, free concert on Thursday 3 Nov. 7.30...
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  • An evening in New York

    29th of October 2016 · tags:

    "If big band leader Duke Ellington and New York composer Steve Reich had raised a boy together, he would probably have made music as Canadian Darcy James Argue!" – according to The Jazz Society  in Aarhus, telling about  D.J. Argue, one of the few composers who have big band as...
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  • 3. price for violinist

    28th of October 2016 · tags:

    Violin Student Lluis Castán and his Spanish string quartet "Quartet Gerhard" newly won a nice 3rd prize at the international competition "Irene Steel's International Competition". The competition took place in...
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  • Visit from Philadelphia

    27th of October 2016 · tags:

    Carol Jantsch, principal tuba in Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, USA, is visiting the Academy 28 and 29 October. Here she gives a master class and plays a concert with a tuba ensemble with students from the Academy, from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and musicians from the...
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  • RAMA-composer in the 24-hour musical

    27th of October 2016 · tags:

    4 composers, 4 screenwriters, 4 directors, 4 bandleaders and 16 actors have come together to create 4 new musicals in just 24 hours. One of the composers, Lasse D. Hansen, is a student at the Academy.

    The concept has been successful in Hamburg and New York. All participants are...
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  • SPOT on Mali in tv

    26th of October 2016 · tags:

    In early October the Academy was for the fourth year facilitator at the "SPOT on Mali" Festival in Bamako. Several students and vice principal Keld Hosbond was in Mali in connection with the festival, which is inspired by the Aarhus SPOT Festival concept.

    Subsequently the festival...
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  • Principal in the magazine "The Musician"

    25th of October 2016 · tags:

    In their latest edition the magazine "The Musician" brings a major theme about the music academy's in Denmark and about the current challenges by educating musicians and music pedagogues. Among the articles there is an interview with principal Claus Olesen from RAMA. See the magazine online Read more

  • Student grant: 100.000

    24th of October 2016 · tags:

    Percussion Students Stian Sopp just has received a grant of 100,000 kr. from Johan Helmich Janson and Marcia Jansons foundation. Every year the Norwegian foundation awards several grants of varying amounts to studies abroad.

  • Students DMA nominated

    17th of October 2016 · tags:

    Martin Stender, soloist student in Rhythmic Composition, plays sax in the band Girls in Airports, which since 2009 performs with a combination of jazz, indie and urban folk and has been on several tours in Europe, Asia and America. The...
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  • Lecturer in international journal

    14th of October 2016 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. of music theory Lasse Laursen has published an article in an internationally highly recognized and peer-reviewed research journal: Music Theory Online. The article analyzes the work of another Academy lecturer: Simon...
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  • DIEM music for the crown prince

    13th of October 2016 · tags:

    DIEM student Christian Trondheim has composed the music for Black Box Dance Companys performance 7even, inspired by the seven dead sins. An excerpt of the dance performance was performed live on national TV DR1 at the award...
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  • New partnership with VIA

    12th of October 2016 · tags:

    For the first time students from a music academy and from school teacher and pedagogue educations are training together to teach children in music. A new partnership between VIA University College Aarhus and the Academy offers a six-week module at the graduate programs with joint teaching and...
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  • Great AUT-reviews

    11th of October 2016 · tags:

    The anniversary concert in Aarhus Friday night for Aarhus Young Composers Society, AUT, was greatly influenced by the Academy: 20 students played with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, student Lasse D. Hansen got premiered his work "Stemning; Applaus "and lecturer Simon Steen-Andersen had a Danish...
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  • OPUS-festival for 10 years

    10th of October 2016 · tags:

    Classical piano students at RAMA invites for the 10th time to OPUS-festival with free concerts every day throughout this week. The anniversary will be marked by each concert reusing a theme from one of the previous years, such as "Beethoven’s Sonatas" (Saturday) or "Music from 7 different...
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  • RAMA at SPOT festival in Mali

    7th of October 2016 · tags:

    For the fourth time the Academy participates as facilitator at the "SPOT on Mali" Festival in Bamako, Mali, which every year reaches a higher level of quality. The festival will be held today, Friday October 7, and tomorrow Saturday October 8. Several students, assistant principal Keld Hosbond...
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  • Several jazz nominations

    6th of October 2016 · tags:

    A whole range of Academy lecturers are nominated for a DMA Jazz Award in November. Danish Music Awards Jazz 2016 will be held on November 7 at Bremen Theatre in Copenhagen, with among others Sinne...
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  • Open House at the Concert Hall

    5th of October 2016 · tags:

    Saturday 8 October Concert Hall Aarhus invites to Open House between 11 am and 2 pm. All the residents in the house offers 3 hours of free experiences in the halls, on stages and in a number of classrooms.

    The Academy largely contributes to the arrangement, partly through a series of...
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  • RAMA at anniversary concert

    4th of October 2016 · tags:

    Certainly the Academy takes part at Aarhus Young Composers (AUT) 50th anniversary gala concert in collaboration with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and SPOT festival on Friday 7 October at 7:30 pm in Symphonic Hall, Music Hall Aarhus. The Academy is providing 20 students in the orchestra as well as...
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  • Farewell to lecturer

    30th of September 2016 · tags:

    Music pedagogue Ingrid Oberborbeck has for many years educated upcoming music pedagogues in the subject "Elementary Music Communication", which deals with basic music training for both children and adults with a focus on immediate musicality and how to teach in groups. Also Oberborbeck has a...
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  • New Vice principal

    30th of September 2016 · tags:

    October 1, Keld Hosbond begins as new vice principal at Academy. Since 2006 Hosbond has been head of internationalization at the Academy. He graduated cand.scient.pol. at Aarhus University in 1994 and also as Rhythmic Music Teacher at the Academy in 2003.

    The Vice principal job contains...
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  • Piano Competition in China

    29th of September 2016 · tags:

    Principal Claus Olesen is on his way to China with external examiner Erik Kaltoft and Ass.Prof. Frode Stengaard to take part in the jury at the final round of a nationwide classical piano competition being held over the summer in numerous Chinese provinces - with a total of about 300,000...
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  • PhD candidate out into the world

    28th of September 2016 · tags:

    "TEDx-talks" is a web-distributed lecture series with researchers, being viewed online by millions of people worldwide. In academic circles TEDx is considered a really good and respected way of presenting research and researchers. For the first time TEDx-talks will be held in Aarhus, on Saturday...
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  • Debut concert in DR P2

    26th of September 2016 · tags:

    Percussion Player Heigo Rosin played his debut concert from the Academy in June this year. Now the national Danish Radio, P2, will broadcast an excerpt of the concert: tonight, Monday September 26, right after tonight's "P2-concert", about 9:30 pm.

  • Professor in DR P1

    26th of September 2016 · tags:

    This morning (Monday) Research Professor Peter Vuust from the Academy was guest in national radio DR P1’s morning program to talk about "The mass experiment", where scientists from the research center...
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  • Talent-course for strings

    24th of September 2016 · tags:

    The Academy invites to a talent-course over three Saturdays for young string players, who are considering enrolling a music conservatory. The talent-course will be held at the Academy in Aarhus in October, November and December. It's free to join.

    The aim is that the young string players...
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  • Brain Exercise with music?

    23rd of September 2016 · tags:

    "Center for Music in the Brain" (MiB) is conducting a very comprehensive study with up to 30,000 children and young people from across the country participating. Participants will partly answer a newly developed music quiz, which shows...
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  • RAMA hosts conference

    22nd of September 2016 · tags:

    In January, the Academy will host a major national conference on music and learning. The conference is aimed at music teachers, church musicians, educators and volunteers from the amateur music scene and other interested parties. At the two-day free conference there will be highly qualified...
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  • Dance, Hearts & Minds

    20th of September 2016 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. Lena Gregersen and drum-playing Academy students will contribute at “Folkeuniversitetets vidensfestival” about the body: "Hearts & Minds", 23-25 September in Aarhus and Herning. At the event Read more

  • El Sistema in Aarhus

    19th of September 2016 · tags:

    70 children from the socially motivated music project MusikSak at Hasle School will give a terrific concert with both well-known classics and exotic South American rhythms on Friday 23 September 6:00 pm. in the Small Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. The concert is free and is organized in cooperation...
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  • Ass. Prof. with new songs for children

    15th of September 2016 · tags:

    Guitarist and ass.prof. at the Academy Martin Granum has together with singer and ass.prof. at Danish National Academy of Music Helle Henning written seven new songs for children. Now the songs are available on CD.

    The new CD "Vi vil ud " will be released today, Thursday September 15,...
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  • MGP workshop at the Academy

    12th of September 2016 · tags:

    Thursday 15 September the Academy provides facilities, equipment and coaches, when a larger group of children presents their own lyrics and melodies at MGP-workshop in Aarhus. The day before two workshops is held in Ringsted. The whole process is leading to the selection of the ten songs...
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  • Visit from the film world

    9th of September 2016 · tags:

    Today, Friday, the Academy’s department in Aalborg becomes a visit by a hotshot in the film and television music: Jonathan David Neal, who among other things has recorded with orchestra in the studios of Paramount Pictures and in Abbey Road, and who has worked with orchestras such as the...
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  • Jazznyt award

    7th of September 2016 · tags:

    In May 2016 bassist Jens Mikkel Madsen made his debut from the Academy. Today he is a lecturer at the Academy. Now he gets the award JAZZNYTPRISEN 2016, which will be presented at the venue Fermaten in Herning on Thursday 6 October, where Jens Mikkel’s band I Think You're Awesome will...
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  • 200,000 for candidate

    2nd of September 2016 · tags:

    Heigo Rosin made his debut from the Academy in April 2016. Today, Friday September 2, he will be granted the Harby Foundation's major travel grant of DKKR 200,000 for further studies.

    The ceremony takes place at a concert at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, where Heigo is...
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  • Students in space

    1st of September 2016 · tags:

    13 students from the Academy participates in the premiere of the Danish composer Bo Gunge's "Space Odyssey 2016 to Music of the Spheres". The piece will be premiered in Ribe Cathedral on Friday September 2 at 8:00 pm., with conductor Thomas Dausgaard and South Jutland Symphony Orchestra. At the...
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  • More web in teaching

    31st of August 2016 · tags:

    From Wednesday to Friday the Academy in Aarhus hosts a Nordic / Baltic conference under the title: "Newtime - E-learning - Maximizing the outcome." At the conference about 30 lecturers from conservatories and theater schools in Denmark,...
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  • Gaffa: Fabulous show

    30th of August 2016 · tags:

    "Fabulous boarder-breaking show" is the headline of the music magazine Gaffa's review of the Academy’s big festival week show, where students sing, play and dance along with master musicians from Mail, led by a small group of students who have been studying in Mali.

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  • "Chappe" 25th anniversary

    30th of August 2016 · tags:

    August 15 it was 25 years ago associate professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen began as a lecturer at the Academy. This will be celebrated with a reception at the Academy immediately after the concert...
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  • Newspaper on NMFS

    29th of August 2016 · tags:

    Saturday the Danish Newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad brought  a half-page article on New Music For Strings Festival, which these days takes place in Aarhus, in a collaboration between the Academy and Stony...
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  • "Next Move" Seminar at RAMA

    27th of August 2016 · tags:

    The Academy is part of a 3-year international dance collaboration with Dance and Circus School at the University of Stockholm and ArtEZ-arts high school in Arnhem, Netherlands. The “Next Move” collaboration aims to improve the quality and relevance of education in dance and music and...
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  • Student head of The Turquoise Tent

    26th of August 2016 · tags:

    Baris Citirikkaya plays clarinet and studies at the International Master's program GLOMAS (Master in global music). He also is head of the festival Roots & Hybrid, which is held as part of the Aarhus Festival in The Turquoise Tent on the square in front of the Concert Hall from August 26 to...
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  • RAMA at Aarhus Festival

    25th of August 2016 · tags:

    According to tradition the Academy offers a number of captivating concerts and shows how were the audience Aarhus Festival can experience what the talented young students masters already at the very beginning of the semester. This year's theme - Upside down - is taken quite seriously, the...
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  • Live Stream from string festival

    24th of August 2016 · tags:

    A number of concerts as well as one of the lecture recitals at the current New Music for Strings Festival at the Academy in Aarhus will be on webcast live via live stream on the Internet. The concerts are the 23, 24, 28 and...
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  • Study Grant for pianist

    23rd of August 2016 · tags:

    Piano Student at the Academy Sandra Plauskaite just has received a large grant of 49,000 DK KR for her studies as an exchange student at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. She will now have to make her first year as a graduate student in Helsinki. Gustaf Packalèns Memorial...
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  • Newspaper about NMFS-initiators

    22nd of August 2016 · tags:

    Mother and daughter are standing behind the new and very ambitious New Music for Strings Festival, which begins Tuesday in Aarhus with the Academy as co-organizer. The daughter, violinist and composer Anne Sophie Andersen, is the anchor man, with solid support from her mother, Ingrid Andersen,...
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  • "A beautiful experience"

    21st of August 2016 · tags:

    Young Nordic Music Festival 2016 in Aarhus, with the Academy as partner, is now finished. Saturday one of the concerts - late Thursday evening in Aarhus Cathedral - got a great review in Aarhus Stiftstidende. The reviewer was...
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  • Price for RAMA candidate

    16th of August 2016 · tags:

    Guitar player Jakob Bangsø, who made his debut from the Academy in April, received this weekend Rebild Music Prize of 15,000 kr. in connection with "Opera in Rebild". Bangsø comes from Hjørring and he got the prize in recognition of his great talent which he unfolded even as...
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  • Academy student in newspaper

    15th of August 2016 · tags:

    Allan Gravgaard Madsen is studying composition in the soloist class. He is also chairman of the Young Nordic Music 2016 festival, which starts in Aarhus today, Monday. In that connection, he was interviewed for Aarhus Stiftstidende Saturday 13 August, where he told about the background of the...
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  • Girl Power in Jazz-camp

    11th of August 2016 · tags:

    30 female musicians - all teachers and students at a number of music academies in the Nordic and Baltic countries - gather 5 days in Aarhus, 15 to 19 August, at "Girl Power in Jazz"-camp. The Academy is the organizer and the venue for seminars, workshops, ensemble playing and concerts.

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  • Emerson musicians to Aarhus

    10th of August 2016 · tags:

    The two violinists from the world famous Emerson String Qaurtet is participating in a brand new festival at the Academy in Aarhus: New Music for Strings, from 23 to 31 August. The festival's purpose is to create an interdisciplinary...
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  • Orchestra Norden in Aalborg

    10th of August 2016 · tags:

    Orchestra Norden is busy with rehearsals. Two weeks of intensive orchestral rehearsals, group rehearsals and lots of solo training at the highest level. As last year the Academy’s department in Aalborg houses the orchestra, associate Professor Henrik Knarborg from the Academy is...
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  • Co-organizer of UNM 2016

    9th of August 2016 · tags:

    The Academy both delivers facilities, musicians and composers at Young Nordic Music Festival (UNM) in Aarhus from Monday 15 August to Saturday 20 August.

    35 young composers from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark -...
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  • More grants

    6th of August 2016 · tags:

    In June, we announced that pianist Emil Jensen Gryesten, who made his debut from the Academy last November, just had been awarded kr. 200,000 from the Danish Arts Foundation, from the support program "The...
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  • Large scholarship to two students

    5th of August 2016 · tags:

    Just before summer holiday two composer students at the Academy - Allan Gravgaard Madsen and Mette Nielsen – got the message that they both receive the talent price of DKKR 100.000 from Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen’s Grant.

    Both are studying in the soloist class...
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  • Career Support for Academy pianist

    29th of June 2016 · tags:

    Pianist Emil Gryesten Jensen, who had his debut concert in November last year and has since been associated the Academy as a teacher, just has been awarded kr. 200,000 from the Danish Arts Foundation from the support program "The young elite". The program supports the very best among the young...
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  • RAMA debut in national radio

    27th of June 2016 · tags:

    During July there will be two opportunities to hear recordings from guitarist Jakob Bangsø’s debut concert in April at national radio DR P2. On 8 July it is about 9:30 pm, and 15 July it is from 7:20 pm. The recordings can thereafter be listening to at www.dr.dk/p2koncerten.

  • Great review of Margrete Grarup

    24th of June 2016 · tags:

    Margrete Grarup is Teaching Lecturer (vocal) at the Academy in Aalborg. Her CD debut in her own name, “Walk with me”, has got a brilliant review in the June / July issue of Jazz Special. On the CD, she is along with some of the best Danish jazz musicians, including Carsten Dahl, Mads...
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  • Vocal Center Summercamp - seats sold out

    23rd of June 2016 · tags:

    The Academy in Aalborg from 27 to 30 June houses RAMA Vocal Center Summercamp. This is the first Camp of its kind, with participants from eight countries: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Germany,...
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  • Ensemble playing across time and space

    22nd of June 2016 · tags:

    Rhythmic guitar traditionally is heard in either band context, as a solo instrument or in duets. However, compositions and improvisations for three guitars require the role of the instrument challenged and reassessed.

    Associate Professor in rhythmic guitar and ensemble playing Jens...
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  • New international artist contract

    20th of June 2016 · tags:

    Percussion student Stian Sopp recently has got an international artist contract with cymbal manufacturer MEINL, one of the largest in the market, also in latin percussion. This happens only a few months after Sopp signed an international artist contract with Yamaha.

    Stian Sopp commits...
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  • RAMA debut in national radio

    17th of June 2016 · tags:

    Guitar player Jakob Bangsø plays Buxtehude in DR P2 on Monday 20 June from approximately 9:30 pm. The recording is from Bangsø’s debut concert at the Academy in April. The recording will be sent in continuation of P2 concert with Concerto Copenhagen and can afterword’s...
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  • Academy lecturer member of Akademie der Künste

    17th of June 2016 · tags:

    Simon Steen-Andersen, who teaches composition at the Academy in Aarhus, has become a member of  Akademie der Künste in Berlin. The Akademie counts more than 400 members and covers all art forms. Akademie der Künste was founded in 1696 and is one of Europe's oldest cultural...
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  • Students with orchestra

    16th of June 2016 · tags:

    Two soloist class students shall perform together with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra at a free summer concert on Saturday 18 June 12.00 in the Symphonic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. Guitar player Mikkel Lynggaard plays the solo part in Villa Lobos' Guitar Concerto, and soprano Camilla Button sings two...
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  • New entrepreneurship offer

    16th of June 2016 · tags:

    Together with the ensemble Lydenskab the Academy establish in the academic year 2016/17 a so-called Incubator environment for master and soloist students - a development environment where enterprising students can receive counseling, office facilities, assistance in organizational matters and...
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  • Head of Development in Expert Committee

    15th of June 2016 · tags:

    Head of Development at the Academy, Astrid Elbek, is part of an international expert committee to designate which Norwegian educational institutions shall house four new "Center for excellence in education". The committee is set up by NOKUT, Norway's center for quality assurance of higher...
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  • New Academy duo

    13th of June 2016 · tags:

    Two foreign students have started a brand new duo-collaboration: "ESTIL" Duo, consisting of Sandra Plauškaitė (piano) from Lithuania and Fátima Trives (clarinet) from Spain. The duo represents an exciting meeting between two different cultures - Spanish passion to Lithuanian...
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  • 2nd prize at online competition

    12th of June 2016 · tags:

    In May, percussion student Hendrix Holm was among the winners at the first edition of "Great composers competition" (read more). Back then it was "all against all", regardless of instrument.

    Now...
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  • Academy Student wins in NY

    10th of June 2016 · tags:

    Classical trombone student Therese Iversen won the final on Wednesday 8 June at the International Trombone Association's competition for alto trombone. The competition was held at The Julliard School of Music in New York, which these days houses the Read more

  • To get rid of a wired for sound

    9th of June 2016 · tags:

    Research Professor at the Academy Peter Vuust was guest at the Evening Show on national tv DR1 Tuesday night to explain why some music stuck in our brains - and how to get rid of it again. In this context, chewing gum has a certain role ... watch the feature Read more

  • Exam Concerts in TV2 Nord

    8th of June 2016 · tags:

    Drums, guitar and bass are not what most people associate with an examination, the regional tv-stationTV2 Nord says in the introduction to a feature Tuesday evening on the exam concerts at the Academy’s department in Aalborg. The feature follows drumming student Aske Stubkjær Madsen...
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  • Cello students founded strings orchestra for kids

    1st of June 2016 · tags:

    Two cello students, Gabriella and Rebecca Fuglsig, founded one year ago a strings orchestra for kids,  called MusikSak, on Hasle Public School, where 25 children across age, religion and culture learn to play a string instrument. After just one year, the children can already play Mozart and...
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  • Examination Concerts

    27th of May 2016 · tags:

    From late May to mid-June, there is a wealth of examination concerts at the Academy in both Aarhus and Aalborg. Access is free to the public. In Aalborg, the music is rhythmic, in Aarhus it is both classical and rhythmic. There are concerts on most weekdays, both afternoon and evening; in Aarhus...
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  • Academy PhD. gets great attention

    27th of May 2016 · tags:

    In a two-page article in Weekendavisen today 27 May Ph.D. Niels Christian Hansen tells about his research into the importance of music training and listening. 15 April Niels Christian Hansen defended his PhD thesis, which makes up with a romanticized genius concept and demonstrates that musical...
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  • Concert-flyers in Aalborg

    26th of May 2016 · tags:

    To increase the visibility of the Academy’s concerts at the House of Music in Aalborg the Academy now produces a concert-flyer which will be shared around the city and would typically include concerts from a couple of months. The first flyer telling about the exam concerts in May-June is...
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  • Aarhus meeting Riga

    24th of May 2016 · tags:

    Three students from the Academy’s departmen for electronic music, DIEM, this week meet with three colleagues from Riga to a joint workshop ending with a concert at Radar in Aarhus on Friday 27 May 8:00 pm. "Expect a crossover by Arvo Pärt, Aphex Twin, Arnold Schoenberg, Laurie...
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  • Farewell concert

    23rd of May 2016 · tags:

    On Thursday 26 May the Academy held a Farewell concert for ass.prof. in classical singing Inge Haking Raaby, who is retiring. Inge has taught at the Academy since 2004. The concert starts at 8:30 pm in Chamber Music Hall in Aarhus. Singers from the Academy offer a wide repertoire of music from...
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  • It may be difficult

    19th of May 2016 · tags:

    In an article in the latest issue of the magazine The Music School Heller Hoyer Vedel tells about the importance of challenging children and young people. There must be a requirement like seriousness and homework; as a result the young people will discover a huge satisfaction in developing their...
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  • Travel Support via web poll

    18th of May 2016 · tags:

    In August the Academy is host and co-organizer at New Music for Strings Festival in Aarhus, which brings together performers and composers on both sides of the Atlantic to 9 days of inspiration around...
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  • Student wins online competition

    13th of May 2016 · tags:

    Percussion student Hendrix Holm is among the winners at the first edition of "Great composers competition" - an international online music competition for instrumentalists and singers up to 25 years. The participants...
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  • Master project on SoundCloud

    12th of May 2016 · tags:

    Julian van Kranendonk, also known as Julian Javan, has just released the music that is part of his master project. The background for the project is a meeting with the Norwegian singer Elisabet Mjanger which Julian met on a student exchange in Kristiansand.

    The text is written in...
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  • Debut EP

    12th of May 2016 · tags:

    Earlier this year drum student Mikas Emil Søndergaard Eskesen released his second music video, to promote his debut EP, released April 29 at Playground Music. Mikas both sings and writes all the music himself. Watch the video Read more

  • The Academy on SPOR

    11th of May 2016 · tags:

    The annual SPOR Festival in Aarhus for contemporary music and sound art is well under way. Also this year there are several Academy participants in the program. For instance in SPOR New Music...
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  • BMW price to Indra

    11th of May 2016 · tags:

    The Danish/American band Indra won the BMW Welt Jazz Award on Saturday d. May 7, the most prestigious jazz competition in Munich, organized by car factory BMW. American singer Indra Rios-Moore is the band's frontman. On guitar contributes a lecturer at the Academy, Uffe Steen. Read more (in...
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  • Winner Band from the Academy

    9th of May 2016 · tags:

    Academy band I Just Came From The Moon has played all the way to the final in Jazz Denmark’s Young Jazz Competition 2016. The final were...
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  • Saxophones all over the place

    4th of May 2016 · tags:

    In 4 days - from Wednesday 4 to Sunday 8 May – the Academy provides rooms for Nordic Saxophone Festival 2016, with participants from the Nordic countries and guests from Spain. The festival offers 8 concerts plus a finale where the audience can experience a very wide variety of music...
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  • Great reviews

    3rd of May 2016 · tags:

    Read the great reviews af the project BEINTA by a classcial and an electronic composer studens at RAMA.

  • More praise for Steppenwolff

    20th of April 2016 · tags:

    The performance of Bent Lorentzen opera Steppenwolff at the Academy in February is thoroughly discussed in the latest edition of "Ascolta", published by The Opera Friends. The reviewer refers to great reviews in Aarhus Stiftstidende and on the former JP reviewer John Christiansen's blog; but...
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  • Stiftstidende about symphonic SPOT project

    19th of April 2016 · tags:

    Composer and soloist student Allan Gravgaard has together with electronic student Anna Katrin Øssursdóttir Egilstrøð written a symphonic song cycle which will be performed by Aarhus Symphony Orchestra at SPOT festival 30 April. The piece “Beinta” merges...
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  • Great review

    18th of April 2016 · tags:

    "Watch him," Politiken's reviewer writes about the pianist Emil Gryesten, who in November made his debut from the Academy and who just has released his second CD. On the new CD Gryesten plays works by Liszt, the great Sonata in B minor and a number of smaller pieces.

    Politiken's reviewer...
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  • Masterclass with Berliner Philharmonic

    15th of April 2016 · tags:

    Wednesday 20 April there will be a master class for trumpet students at the Academy with solo trumpet player from the Berlin Philharmonic Gabor Tarkövi. The Master class is open to all interested and will take place in the Chamber Music Hall at Music Hall Aarhus 2-6 pm.

    The Master...
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  • China quartet on charm offensive

    14th of April 2016 · tags:

    Four Academy representatives are these days on a charm offensive in China. Besides Shanghai the more than 2000 km. long tour let the quartet pass four city’s and six universities / academies in eastern China. The aim is to promote a new music competition in China, carrying the Academy's...
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  • Aalborg student on school concert tour

    13th of April 2016 · tags:

    Yesterday Tuesday Jamile Jamal Alfer-Henriksen won an internal competition at the Academy – awarded with a school concert tour with LMS, Live Music in School. Jamile study vocal and children’s music at the Academy in Aalborg. A total of four Academy ensembles were pre-selected for...
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  • Ph.d. corrects romantic genius concept

    12th of April 2016 · tags:

    A new Ph.D. by Niels Chr. Hansen corrects the romantic genius concept where musical excellence is considered to be an intangible and natural phenomenon that you either possess or not possess.

    In four scientific studies Niels Chr. Hansen studied where expertise comes from and how it...
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  • Live Music for spinning

    8th of April 2016 · tags:

    Margrethe May Gruhn and Carsten High Hansen from the “IM program” at the Academy’s department in  Aalborg have launched  a new initiative in the city combining live music with other cultural activity. Yesterday evening they appeared with a six-person band - "The...
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  • Crowdfunding: Strings for children

    7th of April 2016 · tags:

    Twin sisters Gabriella and Rebecca Fuglsig are both studying cello at the Academy. A year ago they started a string orchestra for children at Hasle School near Aarhus. Now the orchestra is invited to play at the Music School Day 30 April at Tivoli in Copenhagen - but much remains to the...
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  • Debut album with 10 musicians orchestra

    3rd of April 2016 · tags:

    Bassist and student at the Academy’s department in Aalborg Mads Houe Sørensen releases his debut album "Mass Quave" with an orchestra concisting 10 musicians. The band started in August 2015.

    Mads Houe says about the release: "This orchestra has a desire to communicate and...
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  • Guide to experimental music at RAMA

    1st of April 2016 · tags:

    Did you know this? there are plenty of new and experimental music as well as various sound installations and video works at RAMA Festival in 2016 - both in Aalborg and Aarhus.

    Genre Organization SNYK (Secretariat of the New Music) made a nice little guide (in Danish) – here is the...
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  • Rare duo on guitar festival

    31st of March 2016 · tags:

    Guitar and piano is a rare combination. But at Aalborg International Guitar Festival 2 April two lectures from the Academy will present exactly this combination.

    Guitarist Jens Christian Kwella and pianist Mads Bærentzen has over the last 25 years been two distinctive profiles on...
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  • Indjic masterclass

    30th of March 2016 · tags:

    The American / French master pianist Eugen Indjic is considered one of the world's largest Chopin interpreters with regular appearances on venues such as Carnegie Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Concertgebouw and others. Friday 1 April he gives a master class for the classical piano students at...
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  • RAMA in DR P1

    29th of March 2016 · tags:

    Just before Easter RAMA Festival at the Academy 2 April was extensive discussed in the program P1 Eftermiddag at DR National Radio, via one of the programs permanent "cultural ambassadors" - who initially made aware that RAMA is not related...
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  • Private distance learning

    17th of March 2016 · tags:

    Associate Professor Henrik Larsen Knarborg Larsen now offers lessons per. distance - he is the first percussion teacher assigned to the site www.playwithapro.com where experienced teachers at...
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  • Next Move - new international project

    16th of March 2016 · tags:

    The Academy is partner in the project Next Move, which shall improve the quality and relevance of academy education in dance and music.

    The project will result in a dynamic and vibrant collection of methods, experience, examples, etc., which are freely available and with the opportunity...
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  • Japan video

    15th of March 2016 · tags:

    In November 2015 ass. Prof. in saxophone Christian Vuust was on tour in Japan with two Japanese musicians. A small, atmospheric video from the tour has now been released. Watch it here.

    Vuust will...
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  • Great review of Shanghai concert

    14th of March 2016 · tags:

    "An unusually perfect experience." That is how the reviewer and culture journalist Morten Hede desribes the concert or the show: "Shanghai - The never ending big band experience"; a musical journey into the streets of Shanghai in the year 1927 with video projections and with reading by historian...
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  • New CD: Fini Henriques, vol. 2

    13th of March 2016 · tags:

    Baritone and lecturer at the Academy Lars Thodberg Bertelsen, has along with former lecturer Thomas Trondheim just released their vol. 2 CD with songs and romances by the Danish composer Fini Henriques (1867-1940) - a somewhat overlooked figure in Danish music history. Vol. 1 was released last...
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  • Academy composers at PULSAR

    11th of March 2016 · tags:

    A number of students from the Academy’s composition class are again this year invited to participate at the PULSAR festival, which takes place in Copenhagen 9-18 March. PULSAR is the Royal Danish Academy of Music's annual festival for contemporary music by young composition students and...
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  • Visit by Jerry Bergonzi

    10th of March 2016 · tags:

    Next week one of the world's most prestigious jazz saxophonists and -pedagogues, Jerry Bergonzi, will visit the Academy. In the 70s Bergonzi appeared regularly with Dave Brubeck, he has recorded nine albums with Brubeck and was a regular member of Brubecks quartet from 79 to 82. He also has...
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  • Shanghai concerts in P1

    9th of March 2016 · tags:

    Rhythmic composer and former Academy student Signe Bisgaard and historian Søren Hein Rasmussen were guests at National Radio P1 talking about the two big Shanghai-concerts Friday and Saturday during the Decade...
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  • Academy-band in semifinal

    8th of March 2016 · tags:

    The Young Jazz contest 2016 has reached the semifinals - and the Academy band "I just came from the moon" is still joining. The band members are all linked to the Academy. They compete against "The Black Bubble" at the semifinal in Aarhus at...
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  • Vice principal in new job

    4th of March 2016 · tags:

    Vice principal and head of studies in Aalborg Michael Bundgaard assumes a new position at the University College Nordjylland on 1 April. Principal Claus Olesen says: "Michael has for many years played a significant and important role in the development of the entire Academy and especially for...
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  • Soloists at gala concert

    2nd of March 2016 · tags:

    Tuesday there were an internal soloist competition at the Academy. Sudents competed for the right to appear as a soloist with RAMA Symphonic Wind Band at the gala concert in Symphony Hall in Aarhus at RAMA Festival 2...
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  • Norwegian price to Norwegian student

    26th of February 2016 · tags:

    Since 1997, the Norwegian company Ticon from Drammen distributes an annual music scholarship of 75,000 NKR to a young, promising singer or musician from the region Buskerud, where Drammen is administrative center. "Encouraging talented youth with ambitions and objectives is important for...
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  • A beautiful evening

    26th of February 2016 · tags:

    "A beautiful evening. Truly a very successful concert, of which not only Randers Chamber Orchestra, but also strings and winds from the Academy deserves praise”, the reviewer at Randers Amtsavis writes after the concert at “Værket” in Randers Wednesday night, where...
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  • New Academy ensemble

    25th of February 2016 · tags:

    Today there is presentation concert in Aarhus with the brand new student ensemble FACES, with focus on contemporary music. Read more.

  • Soloist winners

    24th of February 2016 · tags:

    Yesterday Tuesday the last round of the internal soloist competition at the Academy was held. Saxophonist Antonio Jiménez Hidalgo won the right to appear as a soloist at a promenade concert at the House of Music in Aalborg September 1 with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. And soprano Camilla...
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  • Prof. Wayne Siegel in P1

    23rd of February 2016 · tags:

    Saturday Professor in electronic music Wayne Siegel was interviewed in the DR P1 program Culture Saturday. It occurred because of a well-attended concert Thursday in Symphony Hall in Aarhus, where Siegel presented a series of electronic works only by moving his hands in front of his...
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  • Mozart with Italian accent

    23rd of February 2016 · tags:

    The experienced opera director Giovanna Maresta is on a week's visit, where she every afternoon and evening works with students at a number of excerpts from Mozart's operas. At a concert on Saturday evening February 27 the audience will be presented for the outcome of the week's exertions.

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  • Trombone student in final at Juillard

    22nd of February 2016 · tags:

    Trombone student Therese Iversen has reached the final at the International Trombone Association's alto trombone competition after the preliminary round in mid-February. The final will be held in June at the Julliard School of Music in New York by the International Trombone Festival 2016. Also...
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  • Video on Girl Power in Jazz

    17th of February 2016 · tags:

    About 30 professional female musicians from all over Scandinavia gathered for workshops and seminars in Aarhus in August 2015. Participants were teachers or students at music academies in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo and Aarhus / Aalborg.

    The event "Girl Power in...
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  • Ass. Prof. in Jazz Special

    16th of February 2016 · tags:

    In the latest edition of Jazz Special there is a big interview with saxophone player and Ass. Prof. at the Academy Christian Vuust. The occasion is his latest album “Storytelling”, recorded with the American pianist Aaron Parks. The CD contains interpretations of a number of Danish...
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  • Unusually high level

    12th of February 2016 · tags:

    The Academy regularly arranges internal soloist competitions, where students compete for the right to appear as a soloist with a professional ensemble. Now again there is a soloist competition, this time for being the soloist at a summer concert with either Aalborg or Aarhus Symphony...
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  • Academy lecturer develops "The key to the Danish song"

    11th of February 2016 · tags:

    Mads Bærentzen teaches rhythmic piano at the Academy and is pianist in Aarhus Jazz Orchestra and a member of the musician’s federation's executive committee. He also is the developer of a new, web-based service for public schools to help singing together in school: "The key to the...
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  • Oticon supports brain research

    10th of February 2016 · tags:

    The company Oticon has donated DK-KR 200,000 to a research project at Music in the Brain, which will examine how different types of sound processing can improve music experience for hearing impaired through cochlear implant.

    Professor Peter Vuust and postdoc Bjørn Petersen are...
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  • Debut concert in DR P2

    8th of February 2016 · tags:

    Pianist Emil Gryesten made his debut from the Academy in November 2015. Tuesday 9 February national radio DR P2 broadcasts an excerpt from the debut concert about 9:00 pm., where Gryesten plays Chopin.

  • Very impressive performance

    5th of February 2016 · tags:

    Reviewer during many years at Jyllands Posten, John Christiansen, was very enthusiastic about the world premiere of Bent Lorentzen opera Steppenwolf Thursday night in Aarhus by the Academy and two other Danish music Academys. On his blog, j.c.klassisk He writes .: "It was a very impressive...
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  • A stunning night

    4th of February 2016 · tags:

    An impressive evening in Classic Hall in Aalborg, Nordjyske's weekly newspaper, Midt-Vest Avis, calls the musical concert on January 20, "Tell me on a Sunday", with Mariann Mikkelsen, soprano, and Jens Kjær Riemer, piano. According to the reveiwer Mikkelsen had an impressive charisma, and...
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  • The Academy behind emerging jazz scene

    3rd of February 2016 · tags:

    Friday-Saturday 5 and 6 February The Foundation VoxHall opens its doors to the third Roam The Streets mini-festival: THE GOLDEN YEARS OF AARHUS. According VoxHall there will be plenty of opportunities to learn more about Aarhus' emerging environment within jazz. And a significant part of this...
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  • The Academy at Young Jazz Competition and Winter Jazz

    2nd of February 2016 · tags:

    Two bands associated with the Academy participates in this year's Young Jazz Competition: “Hejohannes” with Johannes Gammelgaard and Johannes Berg, as well as...
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  • Academy-entrepreneurs in JP Aarhus

    1st of February 2016 · tags:

    Yesterday Sunday the newspaper JP Aarhus / Business brought a portrait of the ensemble Lydenskab that since 2011 seeks new ways to the audience, including seeking out new venues and by mixing classical music with other music forms. They have been quite successful with round 40 to 50 concerts a...
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  • The Academy on Nordplus in Vilnius

    1st of February 2016 · tags:

    Today, Monday 1 February, begins the week long Nordplus seminar in Vilnius, Lithuania, in the form of an intensive course for composers, sound designers and music technology students. Two students and a...
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  • Principal in newspaper

    31st of January 2016 · tags:

    Today (31 January) principal Claus Olesen is interviewed in JP Aarhus Business, where he tells about the Academy’s efforts to prepare students for a broad musicianship, including the subject entrepreneurship.

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  • Academy-visit on National TV in Mali

    29th of January 2016 · tags:

    In mid-January head of internationalization Keld Hosbond along with several students from the Academy were in Mali in connection with the SPOT on Mali festival. Read more in a previous...
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  • 3 Academy students representing DK

    26th of January 2016 · tags:

    When Aarhus hostess the 70th Young Nordic Music Festival in August 2016 3 of the compositions will be by Academy composer students. A total of 35 composers were selected for the festival, seven from each country.

    Thus three of the seven Danish compositions have their roots at the...
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  • Academy Professor in international Choir Comission

    26th of January 2016 · tags:

    ECA, The European Choral Association, is the premier European choir organization, dedicated to education and cultural exchange among singers of all ages. It is a European network of choir and conductors’ organisations, of choirs as well as individual singers, conductors, composers and...
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  • Sudoku for the brain

    25th of January 2016 · tags:

    Niels Christian Hansen is a PhD student at the Academy and also is related to the interdisciplinary research center Music in the Brain. In this context, he has worked with the concept of "hold music" - the music that companies and institutions play for us when we call, while waiting to be...
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  • Principal portrait in newspaper

    22nd of January 2016 · tags:

    Today Friday Jyllands Posten brings a large portrait of principal Claus Olesen, on the occasion of his 40th birthday. Among other things Olesen tells how he as a child was gripped by the fellowship, that music creates - in the local orchestra "Maribo Borgervæbning". The rest is...
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  • New Academy Festival for strings with international top musicians

    20th of January 2016 · tags:

    Violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer both are co-founders of and still active in the world-famous Emerson String Quartet from New York. The Quartet has for three decades been among the world's best, with countless of...
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  • Soloist on two newspaper pages

    19th of January 2016 · tags:

    "Playing and entrepreneurial spirit must go together!” This was the headline of a major article covering two pages in Nordjyske Stiftstidende Friday 15 January. The words are regarding guitarist Jakob Bangsø, studying in the soloist class at the Academy. He comes from...
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  • “Splitpoint” video on ifyoucaretolisten

    18th of January 2016 · tags:

    Associate Professor and head of the percussion department at the Academy, Henrik Knarborg Larsen, recently released a video production of his performance of Simon Steen- Andersen's "Splitpoint for Snaredrums, Sandpaper and S", made in collaboration with the award-winning composer who also...
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  • Revisited documentary about Academy organist

    17th of January 2016 · tags:

    Organist Kristian Marius Andersen made his debut from the Academy in 2012. The following year journalist Anne Moulvad released the documentary "The keyboard player" describing how Marius Andersen throughout his life has had to deal with Asperger syndrome beside his unmistakable musical...
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  • Academy Video feat. Dizu Plaatjies

    15th of January 2016 · tags:

    In 2015 the Academy opened the Aarhus Festival with a giant show featuring the South African master musician Dizu Plaatjies. Nearly 100 students participated on stage at Rhythmic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus, with the legendary singer and percussionist in front.

    Dizu Plaatjies is the...
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  • "The Musician" about the Academy in Mali

    14th of January 2016 · tags:

    International coordinator Keld Hosbond is currently in Mali, where the Academy in several years has made great efforts to contribute to build up a music academy and to the exchange of students between Denmark and Mali. Along with SPOT festival in Aarhus and Balla Fasséké...
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  • Real Group singer Honorary Professor

    6th of January 2016 · tags:

    Friday 15 January the Swedish singer and choir conductor Peder Karlsson will be appointed Honorary Professor at the Academy at a public event in the House of Music in Aalborg at 8:00 pm. The audience can experience Karlsson's way of working with vocal music.

    In 1984 Karlsson was one of...
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  • Newspaper portrait of percussion student

    5th of January 2016 · tags:

    Recently percussion student Stian Sopp was appointed "Yamaha Artist". On this background JP Aarhus yesterday, Monday, brought a portrait interview with Sopp. Here he tells how he on the recommendation of a...
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  • Buchanan among the year's best

    5th of January 2016 · tags:

    By the occasion of New Year the jazz-reviewers at Politiken has listed the best Danish jazz albums from 2015. The first on the list is Jacob Buchanan's Requiem, recorded with among others Carsten Seyer-Hansen and Aarhus Cathedral's Choir. Both Buchanan and Seyer-Hansen are lectures at the...
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  • Academy lectureres in Danish Arts Foundation

    4th of January 2016 · tags:

    At New Year new members join the grant committees under the Danish Arts Foundation. The grant committees primarily distribute work grants to...
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  • “Steppenwolf” with students

    18th of December 2015 · tags:

    A highlight at the Academy in 2016 will be the first performance of Bent Lorentzen's opera "Der Steppenwolf" from 1999. Lorentzen is widely recognized for his 15 operas, all of them have been performed, except Steppenwolf. The opera will be performed semi scenic in Symphony Hall in Aarhus 4...
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  • Jazzy "home video"

    17th of December 2015 · tags:

    Bass player and soloist student Jens Mikkel Madsen just has released a concert film, which is a significant expansion of the "home movie" concept. The film was shot in his childhood home in Langå a summer day in August, when Jens Mikkel had gathered his band "I Think You're Awesome" for...
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  • New video about singing with babys

    16th of December 2015 · tags:

    A new YouTube video shows how singing, body language and intense communication between parents and their young babies unfolds in four churches in the Aarhus area. It also shows how young parents find that they get a good time and a close presence with their baby through singing hymns with the...
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  • Student appointed Yamaha Artist

    15th of December 2015 · tags:

    Percussion Students Stian Sopp just has been appointed Yamaha Artist. Besides the great honor it provides a number of practical advantages, such as access to and support for Yamaha's...
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  • Nordjyske praises vocal lecturer

    11th of December 2015 · tags:

    Assistant Professor Margrete Grarup teaches vocal at the IM program at the Academy in Aalborg, where she herself also graduated many years ago. She recently has released a CD where her jazzy voice is backed by a number of top names in Danish jazz, including Mads Vinding, Carsten Dahl, Marilyn...
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  • Visit from Ramallah in DR and TV2

    10th of December 2015 · tags:

    Six students from the music academy in Ramallah in Palestine have been visiting the Academy in Aarhus through the last week. They have participated in workshops, rehearsals and concerts with Danish Academy students and have recently appeared with both Danish students and Palestinian musicians in...
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  • New CD with rare Danish music

    9th of December 2015 · tags:

    Baritone and lecturer at the Academy Lars Thodberg Bertelsen, has along with former lecturer Thomas Trondheim released a CD with songs and romances by the Danish composer Fini Henriques (1867-1940) - a somewhat overlooked figure in Danish music history.

    In his lifetime Henriques was...
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  • Another award to Steen-Andersen

    9th of December 2015 · tags:

    A few days ago the Danish Arts Foundation Scholarship Committee for Music awarded composition lecturer at the Academy Simon Steen-Andersen as one out of nine composers from nearly every genre. Steen-Andersen was awarded 50,000 DK-kr. for his piece "Staged Night / inszenierte Nacht" which had its...
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  • Academy Big Band on tour

    8th of December 2015 · tags:

    The Academy Big Band is on a small tour in Denmark, which ends with a concert in Rytmisk Sal, Concert Hall Aarhus on Thursday 17 December 8:00 pm. From Tuesday 8 to Monday 14 December concerts will be played in five different colleges and schools.

    Each year the Academy Big Band is on...
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  • Nice words from Jazz Special

    8th of December 2015 · tags:

    In the latest issue of the leading Danish jazz magazine Jazz Special two CDs are mentioned, in which the Academy has a great share. First the CD "Awareness," which consists of two concert recordings from 2013, when nearly 100...
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  • Debut Concert in DR P2

    7th of December 2015 · tags:

    Tonight, Monday 7 December, National Radio DR P2 will broadcast excerpts from the debut concert by organist Jesper Thimsen, who made his debut from the Academy in October. Approx. 9:30 pm Thimsen plays music...
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  • Academy contribution to benefit concert

    5th of December 2015 · tags:

    Big Band leader and Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen together with rhythmic piano student Mathias Jæger and with strings from the Academy is participating in a big benefit concert for Syrian refugees in Risskov Church, north of Aarhus, on Sunday 6 December at 4.00...
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  • Vinyl from Aalborg student

    4th of December 2015 · tags:

    Guitarist Flavia Couri comes from Brazil, and in September she started at the master's program at the Academy in Aalborg. Along with her Danish husband, Martin Couri, she has recently released a 10 inch vinyl record, with band name Courettes. The style is garage rock, deeply inspired by the...
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  • Matinee Concert - music and integration

    3rd of December 2015 · tags:

    Today, Thursday, once again there is a matinee concert at the Academy library in Aalborg at 12:15 pm. At the last concert Tuesday 1 December Sofie Trolls Christiansen was present in the audience. She completed her bachelor's degree in singing and electronic music from the Academy in Aalborg in...
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  • Visit from Ramallah

    2nd of December 2015 · tags:

    Six students from the music conservatory in Ramallah in Palestine will visit the Academy in Aarhus on Friday and the week ahead. They will participate in workshops, rehearsals and concerts with Danish students and take part in three public events.

    The visit from Ramallah provides insight...
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  • Debut Concert in DR P2

    1st of December 2015 · tags:

    Tonight, Tuesday 1 December National Radio DR P2 will broadcast excerpts from the debut concert by organist Jesper Thimsen, who made his debut from the Academy in October. Approx. 9:30 pm  Thimsen plays music by Karg-Elert and...
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  • New head of administration

    1st of December 2015 · tags:

    Today Tuesday 1 December Maria Ammitzbøll begins as new head of administration at the Academy. Maria Ammitzbøll is a Master of Political science and has worked with education throughout her professional life, including as Head of Finance & Administration at Skanderborg-Odder...
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  • Reaching the final

    30th of November 2015 · tags:

    Saturday Academy student Allan Gravgaard reached as part of the Danish team the final of the re-born music quiz "Counterpoint" (exclusively on new music), organized by MAGMA in Berlin, who soon will launch the video footage on their Read more

  • Mega grant for flute student

    27th of November 2015 · tags:

    Tomorrow Saturday Harbys Foundation donates for the 20th time two major grant portions (of DK-kr  125,000) to two talented academy students. This year for the violinist Gunvor Sihm, who graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and flutist Marie Sønderskov who...
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  • Impressive diversity

    26th of November 2015 · tags:

    "Awareness has several musical highlights and presents the impressive diversity of the Academy nice." This jazznyt.blogspot.dk writes in a review of the CD...
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  • Nominated for DMA Folk

    26th of November 2015 · tags:

    Vocal student at the Academy Lene Høst is nominated for Danish Music Awards Folk 2015 in the category "Talent of the year". Lene is nominated with her duo " Vingefang ", which mixes Scandinavian folk music with French...
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  • Debut album from Aalborg in DR P4

    25th of November 2015 · tags:

    In October Academy student Julie Høgsberg from Aalborg published her debut album “Confessions” at a blast of a release concert at the House of Music, in a fully occupied Classic Hall. She calls herself a "pop chick", but there are also elements of jazz, folk, rock and...
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  • Winner at NGP

    25th of November 2015 · tags:

    The Academy’s Aalborg department got a deserved victory at Nordjysk Grand Prix 2015 for North Jutland musical institutions on Saturday with the song "Giulia". It was a huge party in the House of Music in Aalbrog. Thus, the cup "wnt back home" and is now at the Academy in Aalborg - until...
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  • Bachelor from Aalborg in jazz-final

    24th of November 2015 · tags:

    Raphael Gimenes completed his bachelor's degree from the Academy in Aalborg this summer. Now he is one among three nominated for the final of "New Jazz Artist of the Year", organized by DPA. His piece "The Painter" is described as "fragile, sincerely and yet strong in both melodic and harmonic...
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  • New team of piano lectures

    22nd of November 2015 · tags:

    Since piano professor Anne Ølands sad demise in September, it has been of high priority to continue the high quality of piano teaching at the Academy. Now a strong and promising solution has been found in which a group of teachers in close cooperation will take care of the piano...
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  • German premiere of Academy-composers

    20th of November 2015 · tags:

    In 2014 three composer students from the Academy were invited to Freiburg in Germany where  Ensemble Recherche, one of Europe's leading ensembles for contemporary music belong. Along with six young composers from Zurich and Lugano each of them had been asked to write a new piece for the...
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  • Visitors from Canada

    19th of November 2015 · tags:

    These days the Canadian Afiara String Quartet holds a master class for students at the Academy. The Afiara quartet has won numerous prestigious chamber music awards and has played in many of the world's leading concert halls, including...
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  • Lecturer in Japan

    19th of November 2015 · tags:

    These days saxophonist and ass. Prof. Christian Vuust is on tour in Japan with three of the country's leading jazz musicians, under the title: "North meets East". The three musicians are Motohiko Ichino (guitar), Yasutaka Yorozu (bass) and Kazumi Ikenaga (drums). The tour begins today, Thursday,...
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  • New CD with lectures

    18th of November 2015 · tags:

    Organist and prof. Ulrik Spang-Hanssen and jazz pianist and Associate Professor Søren Nørbo have released a new duo CD for organ and piano, recorded "live" at two concerts in Symphony Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. The CD will be presented at a free release concert on Wednesday 25...
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  • The Academy at Nordjysk Eurovision

    18th of November 2015 · tags:

    The Academys department in Aalborg will meet Teachers College (UCN), The Rhythmic in Nordkraft and Aalborg University Saturday night 21 November in Intimsalen, House of Music in Aalborg.

    The grand finale show at this year's NGP 2015 for music institutions in North Jutland offers music,...
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  • New release

    17th of November 2015 · tags:

    Julian van Kranendonk, student at the Academy's department for electronic composition, DIEM, has released a remix of David Guetta's "Hey Mama" on his Soundcloud profile. Julian aka UAANENDONI says that the...
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  • Lecturer gets great review

    16th of November 2015 · tags:

    Piano teacher and accompanist at the Academy, Aya Tominaga, was a guest at Randers Chamber Orchestra at a concert Wednesday in Randers, where she appeared in Schuberts Forellequintet. The reviewer at Randers Amtsavis was very excited about Tominaga and wrote: "Her playing was wonderful. From the...
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  • Soprano wins soloist competition

    12th of November 2015 · tags:

    Soprano and soloist student at the Academy Camilla Button yesterday won the internal soloist competition at the Academy, where a number of students competed for the right to perform as a soloist at a concert with Prinsens Musikkorps. (The concert date is yet to be determined.)

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  • Ass. Prof. as conductor

    10th of November 2015 · tags:

    Flute-lecturer at the Academy Thomas Jensen also is solo flutist in South Jutland Symphony Orchestra. Last week David Riddel, who was to conduct the orchestra, lay down with acute illness two days before the concert. Instead Thomas Jensen jumped in and took over the baton.

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  • Jazznyt price for Buchanan

    10th of November 2015 · tags:

    Trumpet lecturer at the Academy Jakob Buchanan was awarded with Jazznytprisen 2015 this Sunday at the final of three performances of his "Requiem" for jazz orchestra, choir and soloists. He is the fourth...
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  • Principal concert

    9th of November 2015 · tags:

    It's not every day a principal at a Danish music academy is playing concert - but now it will happen at the Academy, in both departments in Aalborg and Aarhus. In Aalborg the concert is tomorrow Tuesday at 7.30 pm in Classical Hall, Musikkens Hus; in Aarhus the concert is on Wednesday at 7.30...
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  • Nielsen festival

    8th of November 2015 · tags:

    150th anniversary of Denmark's national composer Carl Nielsen is now marked by the Academy with a festival. At five concerts in four days the audience can experience all aspects of Nielsen's music. There is a particular focus on his songs, both the popular and the more elaborate, but also there...
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  • Italian jazz to Aalborg

    6th of November 2015 · tags:

    Five jazz groups from Saint Louis Academy of Music in Rome are on tour to several European cities, including Aalborg. The groups will play concerts in Musikkens Hus on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in the week to...
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  • Buchanan's Requiem in concert

    4th of November 2015 · tags:

    Tomorrow Thursday 5 November Jacob Buchanan's Requiem will be performed in Aarhus Cathedral at 7:30 pm, with soloists, Aarhus Jazz Orchestra and the cathedral choir. Buchanan teaches trumpet at the Academy, and the concert will be conducted by associate professor of choral conducting at the...
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  • Gold Concert with Anne Øland in DR

    2nd of November 2015 · tags:

    Pianist and professor at the Academy Anne Øland, who died in September, has as the only Danish pianist recorded all of Beethoven's piano sonatas. Yesterday Sunday National Radio DR P2 sent some concert reciordings with from 1998 and 1985 in the program series "Gold concert." Here she...
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  • Student in educational project

    30th of October 2015 · tags:

    Lasse D. Hansen studies music theory at the Academy and is these days taking part in the project New Music Days, where 25 young music school students are working intensively to create their own pieces, along with...
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  • Debut concert in national radio

    28th of October 2015 · tags:

    Saturday 31 October an excerpt from the violinist Herbert Boersma’s debut concert at the Academy in September will be broadcastet at national radio DR P2. Boersma plays Szymanowski and Bartok, from approximately 7.20 pm.

  • Classical improvisation

    26th of October 2015 · tags:

    Classical music is improvisational music! A world leader in this field, saxophonist Rolf Erik Nystrøm, will hold an internal workshop on improvisation, composition and notation at the Academy in Aarhus this weekend.

    The workshop is part of a collaborative project with the other...
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  • New head of administration

    23rd of October 2015 · tags:

    1 December the Academy gets a new head of administration, Maria Ammitzbøll. Her previous position was Finance and Administration Manager at Skanderborg-Odder Centre for Education, and before that, she was head of HR, web and communications at VIA University College.

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  • New CD with Kwella

    23rd of October 2015 · tags:

    Associate Professor in guitar and ensemble playing at the Academy Jens Christian Kwella has just released a new CD: "Creatures", along with the rest of the jazz-inspired organ trio Organic Picnic (Søren Bech, Hammond B3, and John...
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  • Kabul project in Radio24syv

    23rd of October 2015 · tags:

    This morning (Friday) the radio station Radio24syv broadcasted a feature about the Academy’s involvement in the re-building of music education in Kabul, Afghanistan, where the Academy deliver distance learning via the Internet. Listen to the program Read more

  • New orchestra for new music

    22nd of October 2015 · tags:

    Among the Nordic countries there is a unique community across the borders, where cultural diversity, tolerance and genre bride effortlessly crosses borders. An example is "Young Nordic Music Festival" (UNM), which takes place for the 70th time in 2016, 15 to 21August, this time in Aarhus and...
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  • Head of development in “Dansk Sang”

    21st of October 2015 · tags:

    In the latest issue of “Dansk Sang”, member magazine for music teachers' union at public schools, there is a large interview with head of development at the Academy, Astrid Elbek. Elbek tells about her many years in Danish music life, from Aarhus Friskole and bands like Shit og...
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  • RAMA in newspaper

    19th of October 2015 · tags:

    Last week the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad brought a major article on the Academy’s project in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, where the Academy together with CKU, Center for Culture and Development under the Ministry of Foreign...
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  • Visit from Carnegie Hall

    13th of October 2015 · tags:

    In next week the Academy will be visited by four musicians from DECODA, an ensemble that is affiliated with Carnegie Hall in New York. The ensemble specializes in innovative concert forms where disclosure of the music and the exposure is in the center.

    The four DECODA musicians will lead...
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  • Combined CD with book

    12th of October 2015 · tags:

    Today, Monday 12 October, ass. Prof. at the Academy, saxophone player Christian Vuust releases a combination album consisting of both a CD and a book. The release occurs along with American Aaron Parks on piano. Vuust has previously worked with the world known Parks, in connection with the...
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  • Big Band at Cairo Jazz Festival

    10th of October 2015 · tags:

    Blood Sweat Drum + Bass big band travels to Egypt to play at one of the main concerts at Cairo Jazz Festival, 16 October. The big band was founded by conductor and Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen and consists of four...
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  • Memorial Concert for Anne Øland

    7th of October 2015 · tags:

    12 September piano professor Anne Øland died after a long illness. At the Academy she will be remembered for her great presence and commitment and for a number of significant initiatives, not at least the annual piano festival in early October, the OPUS Festival. Therefore, in connection...
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  • Sonning prices for Academy students

    6th of October 2015 · tags:

    One current student and more recent graduates and soloists from the Academy are among the 10 young talents who get the Sonning Talent Award 2015 of kr. 60,000 each. Every year the Sonning Music Foundation awards 10 scholarships for continuing artistic development of young composers, conductors,...
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  • Finnish top-drummer in Aalborg

    5th of October 2015 · tags:

    One of Finland's best rock and jazz drummers, Tomi Salesvuo, gives a concert and holds workshops for students at the Academy’s department in Aalborg this week. His concert is part of Rhythmic Concert café in Rytmisk Sal, House of Music, Wednesday from 7:30 pm. Read Read more

  • Open House in Aarhus Saturday

    2nd of October 2015 · tags:

    Tomorrow Saturday the Academy and the other institutions of the Concert Hall Aarhus invites to a big OPEN HOUSE from 11 am to 2 pm. The guests have the opportunity to look behind doors that are normally closed. In the Academy’s section of the house guests can experience a variety of rooms...
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  • New EP from student

    1st of October 2015 · tags:

    1 October songwriter-student Hannah Fred Larsen, aka Asthmatic Harp, releases her new EP "Lost Astronaut".

    The title refers to a recurring nightmare in her childhood, which transformed the shadows on the walls to aliens and night to an involuntary trip to outer space.

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  • Academy contribution to MGP workshop

    30th of September 2015 · tags:

    The Academy is as a partner when DR and KODA organize MGP workshop in Aarhus and Aalborg 1 and 2 October. The workshop is first part of a process leading to the selection of ten songs taking part in DR's children's MGP show in February 2016.

    It is the shows ambition to raise children's...
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  • Buchanan CD-release

    30th of September 2015 · tags:

    Composer, trumpeter and Academy teacher Jakob Buchanan has written a modern requiem for choir and orchestra, involving both Aarhus Cathedral's Choir, Aarhus Jazz Orchestra and a number of soloists.

    "As we commemorate the dead, they live again for a while, and thus we salute...
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  • IT-supported music lessons

    28th of September 2015 · tags:

    The Academy has built up considerable experience in IT-supported learning, including note writing programs, audio and video files, google tools, etc. This experience the Academy wants to share with teachers at the country's music schools and is therefore now offering a course for music teachers...
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  • Academy composers at Nordic Music Days

    25th of September 2015 · tags:

    Pieces by one current and some newly graduated composers from the composition program and from the DIEM program at the Academy will be performed at Nordic Music Days, which began yesterday, Thursday, in Copenhagen.

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  • Nielsen and the upcoming

    24th of September 2015 · tags:

    The 150 anniversary of Carl Nielsen is marked with a unique collaboration between the Academy, the Music Festival Classic Days in Holstebro and the two youth orchestras REMUS (Central Denmark Region Youth Symphony Orchestra) and Orchestra MidtVest.

    The Academy and the two orchestras...
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  • New article about musical expertise

    18th of September 2015 · tags:

    Niels Chr. Hansen, Ph.D at the Academy and at the Centre for Music in the Brain has published an article in a new special issue of Read more

  • Open masterclass with excellent improviser

    18th of September 2015 · tags:

    "One of the finest young improvisers on guitar!" says the Danish blues veteran and lecturer at the Academy Uffe Steen about the Israeli-American jazz guitarist Gilad Hekselman.

    Hekselman is on a greater Denmark tour and...
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  • RAMA Electronic at Open Days in Aalborg

    18th of September 2015 · tags:

    This weekend there is Open Days Festival in Aalborg, with up to several electronic features from the Academy. Professor Wayne Siegel gets his work "Everybody talks about the weather ..." performed in the Concert...
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  • Steen-Andersen performance in NY

    17th of September 2015 · tags:

    Simon Steen-Andersen, composition lecturer at the Academy, is programed tonight, 17 September at 8 pm in New York, at the annual Opening Night at Miller Theatre, Columbia University School of Arts. The new...
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  • The Academy at Hearts & Minds Festival

    16th of September 2015 · tags:

    The Academy contributes when Folkeuniversitet in Aarhus runs the Hearts & Minds Festival 25-26 September. Under the headline "Heartbeats - knowledge with dance", any interested can sign up for two hours with body language, communication, dance and drums, on Friday 25 September 8 pm in the...
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  • ”Optakt” about the Academy in Afghanistan

    16th of September 2015 · tags:

    The web magazine ”Optakt” has just published an article on the Academy's engagement in  "Afghanistan National Institute of Music" in Kabul. Through distance learning via the Internet the Academy helps building up a systematic music education in Kabul, after the many years under...
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  • RAMA Trombones in NRK

    15th of September 2015 · tags:

    Last Friday 8 trombone students from the Academy was gathered on 12 m2 in a radio studio at NRK in Tromsø, Norway, 600 km. north of the Arctic Circle, in connection with the Arctic Trombone Festival. Here they played for the listeners in connection with a feature on the festival.

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  • Anne Øland - a loss to the musical world, and to the Academy

    14th of September 2015 · tags:

    Saturday 12 September piano Professor Anne Øland died after a long illness. "Anne's death is a great loss to the Danish music scene and to the Academy" Principal Claus Olesen says. In an email to all students and staff at the Academy Olesen writes: "I don’t think I've ever seen a...
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  • RAMA Trombones north of the Arctic Circle

    11th of September 2015 · tags:

    RAMA Trombones (the Academy’s trombone class) Thursday morning very early leaved the Academy for Tromsø in Norway and the Arctic Trombone Festival. Friday RAMA Trombones as the only ensemble from a Music Academy will...
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  • TV2 live from concert café

    9th of September 2015 · tags:

    Yesterday Tuesday TV2 Nord broadcasted two live features from the season's first concert-café at the Academy in Musikkens Hus in Aalborg. In the feature, there also was an interview with the host of the evening and with one of...
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  • German wins violin competition

    8th of September 2015 · tags:

    In the last week of August the Academy in Aarhus housed the RAMA International String Camp 2015. As part of the camp there was held a contest among the participating violinists.

    1st prize was given to Miyuko Wahr, a student at Berlin University of the Arts. 2nd prize to Gao Yuan, student...
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  • Prof. Brendstrup at Hvide Sande Masterclass

    3rd of September 2015 · tags:

    Also this year Cello Professor Henrik Brendstrup is one of the leading forces at Hvide  Sande Masterclass - an international masterclass for young classical string players, pianists and chamber musicians studying at a music...
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  • Academy composers in Finland

    2nd of September 2015 · tags:

    Right now the annual Young Nordic Music Festival is held in Helsinki. Denmark participates with seven young composers, including a current (Mette Nielsen) and two newly educated composers from the Academy (Jens Peter Moller and Piotr...
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  • Palle Mikkelborg with RAMA-orchestra

    1st of September 2015 · tags:

    Jazz trumpeter and honorary professor at the Academy Palle Mikkelborg is soloist with RAMA Symphonic Wind Band at the bands Aarhus Festival concert Saturday 5 September.

    In the first part of the concert the orchestra will play classical wind band music, while the second part of the...
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  • New CD with Palle Mikkelborg and the Academy

    1st of September 2015 · tags:

    Exactly two years ago two unique concerts was held in the Concert Hall Aarhus, with Palle Mikkelborg, experienced musicians from different parts of the world and a lot of young musicians from the Academy.

    The concerts were organized to...
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  • Brian Eno-producer at the Academy

    31st of August 2015 · tags:

    World-famous music producer Daniel Lanois will visit the Academy 3 September for a masterclass. Lanois has produced for Bob Dylan, Neville Brothers, Peter Gabriel and others and is perhaps especially famous for his collaboration with Brian Eno on some of U2's biggest albums. Eno and Lanois set...
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  • The Academy is very present at Aarhus Festival

    28th of August 2015 · tags:

    Also this year, the Academy is very present at Aarhus Festival, from 28 August to September 6. First of all with a huge festival show in the first festival weekend: The Light and Love of South Africa, with the South African...
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  • The turquoise tent at Aarhus Festival

    28th of August 2015 · tags:

    During the last five years "the turquoise tent" was set up in the Music Garden in front of the Concert Hall Aarhus in connection with the Aarhus Festival, surrounded by the city's prominent cultural...
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  • Head of development in national radio

    26th of August 2015 · tags:

    Update:

    Head of development at the Academy, Astrid Elbek, was guest in DR's "P1 Afternoon" Tuesday. She talked about Girl Power in Jazz, which runs from Tuesday and four days ahead in...
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  • Girl Power in Jazz

    24th of August 2015 · tags:

    Aprox. 30 professional female musicians from the Nordic/Baltic region meet for workshops and seminars in Aarhus, from 25 to 29 August. The participants are all either teachers or students at music academies in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo and Aarhus / Aalborg.

    The...
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  • Finish line concert on a floating stage

    24th of August 2015 · tags:

    The Academy contributes to Aalborg Festivals with several events. Saturday 29August at 2 pm. two bands will play a finish line concert on a...
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  • Entrepreneurship in national radio

    22nd of August 2015 · tags:

    Thea Vesti Pedersen, who teaches entrepreneurship at the Academy, was a guest in the DR P1 program Culture Sunday 16 August. She was together with alumni Signe Plauborg to talk about Entrepreneurship-teaching at the Academy.  Signe Plauborg explained how the class caused her to think in new...
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  • International string-camp

    21st of August 2015 · tags:

    From 25 to 29 August the Academy organizes for the first time an international string-camp, at Aarhus Concert Hall. The aim is to bring professionals and students together across borders for masterclass, chamber music, violin competition, chamber orchestra and concerts.

    Approximately 40...
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  • Head of Studies and opera director

    18th of August 2015 · tags:

    Head of studies at the Academy’s classical department, Robert Bøgelund, has in recent weeks been somewhat absent. He is in fact assistant director at the Danish National Opera's current performance Jenufa, with Denmark Premiere on Thursday 20 August. Although it is not new to Robert...
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  • New study year with singing and music

    17th of August 2015 · tags:

    Today Monday more than 90 new students are starting at the Academy. The new students were welcomed with music and singing in both Aalborg and Aarhus this morning. Watch the photo series from the Aarhus welcome on Read more

  • Student organized Africa festival in Finland

    14th of August 2015 · tags:

    At the end of July the city of Tampere, north of Helsinki, was the venue of the FESTAFRICA festival with a lot of workshops and concerts. The festival was organized by Menard Mpondo, a student at the GLOMAS program (Master in global music), a...
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  • Open workshop with middle eastern music

    13th of August 2015 · tags:

    During Aarhus Festival 2015 the Academy organizes an open and free workshop for all interested with two outstanding bands with Middle Eastern roots. It happens on Saturday 5 September.

    The workshop is held in cooperation with “det turkise telt”, which for several years has...
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  • Current and former students recieves award from 'Den Unge Elite'

    7th of July 2015 · tags:

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  • Head of festival in “Kulturkampen”

    26th of June 2015 · tags:

    Allan Gravgaard Madsen, who is the leader of this weekend's PanoRAMA Festival with works by himself and three other composers graduating from the Academy, was a guest in the program “Kulturkampen”  (Culture Struggle) on TV2 Østjylland Thursday night. Here, he was faced...
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  • Festival organizer in newspaper

    25th of June 2015 · tags:

    Today Jyllandsposten Aarhus brings an interview with composer Allan Gravgaard Madsen, who as part of his graduation from the Academy has organized this weekend's PanoRAMA Festival.

    In the interview Allan Gravgaard explains that "the composer students usually just sends their examination...
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  • New Video about strings department

    24th of June 2015 · tags:

    The Academy just has released a new promo video about the strings department. Here some of the students explains about their experience of studying at the Academy. Watch the video here.

    The Academy organizes an...
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  • Big interest in new Academy festival

    23rd of June 2015 · tags:

    This weekend's PanoRAMA Festival, where four composition candidates from the Academy presents own works, gets remarkably extensive previews. Yesterday Monday there was a preview in Viborg Stifts Folkeblad (festival organizer Allan Gravgaard...
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  • Interview with PanoRAMA composers

    23rd of June 2015 · tags:

    Aarhus Sinfonietta, one of the ensembles at the PanoRAMA Festival in Aarhus this weekend, has published an interview on their website with each of the four composers, who will be played at the festival. The composers tell about their music and...
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  • Former principal and students meet at P2

    22nd of June 2015 · tags:

    Former principal of the Academy, Thomas Winther, who resigned in February 2015, was a guest in the radio program "Taktløs" in DR P2 Sunday evening. The program's hosts, Frederik Cilius and Allan Gravgaard Madsen, are both former students at the Academy.

    The program was about sound...
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  • Orchestra Norden in Aalborg

    20th of June 2015 · tags:

    From Monday 22 June until 5 July the Academy in Aalborg houses Orchestra Norden, a meeting of 75 young classical orchestral musicians from music academies throughout the Nordic and Baltic countries. The Academy in Aalborg provides rehearsal rooms, classrooms, lounge and meeting rooms for the...
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  • New Academy festival

    19th of June 2015 · tags:

    New composer candidate Allan Gravgaard Madsen has organized a brand new festival of contemporary music - PanoRAMA - at the Academy on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June 2015.

    The festival consists of four concerts in the Concert Hall Aarhus, all with free admission. With this festival Allan...
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  • Academy students at sound art festival in Copenhagen

    18th of June 2015 · tags:

    Several students from DIEM (Academy department for electronic music) and DIEM professor Wayne Siegel are involved in the sound art festival Deus Ex Machina in Copenhagen 19-20 June. The festival is the result of collaboration between students from the Danish music academies and students from the...
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  • Academy professor in Riga

    17th of June 2015 · tags:

    Vocal conducting professor Jim Daus Hjernøe is among the teachers at Eurovox 2015 in Riga 18th to 20th June. Eurovox is a conference for singing and vocal pedagogy, which is held every three years by European Voice Teachers...
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  • The Academy at Aalborg Festivals

    16th of June 2015 · tags:

    Aalborg Festivals is a new collective name for a wide range of existing and new events that take place during August. The new initiative will create a unique event for Aalborg in close cooperation between existing festivals, cultural institutions, businesses and the municipality i.e. In the...
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  • CD release as candidate project

    15th of June 2015 · tags:

    Pianist Anita Hyldgård Samsing has just completed her master’s degree at the Academy with the release of a CD with music by Beethoven, Chopin and Janácek. Currently she is on a mini-tour presenting the CD. The first concert in Hjallese Church on Funen Sunday was very well...
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  • Big media focus on opening of new research center

    9th of June 2015 · tags:

    Friday a new research center, Music in The Brain, opened at Aarhus University, in which the Academy has a big share. (Read more.) Head of the Centre and research professor at the Academy Peter Vuust was interviewed by both print...
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  • Academy composers with famous ensemble

    8th of June 2015 · tags:

    German Ensemble Recherche is a world leading ensemble regarding contemporary music. Besides concerts the ensemble also holds master classes and other forms of education.

    This week four composer students from the Academy - Loïc Destremau, Piotr Peszat, Rafael Murillo Rosedo and Allan...
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  • New single from student

    5th of June 2015 · tags:

    Drummer and Academy student Mikas Emil Søndergaard Eskesen has send out his first single: ”Vi Faldt Jo Ned”; an EP is on its way in the fall. With the new single, he moved from the bands back row forward in front - he himself did all the music, vocals and of course drums.

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  • Violin Teacher as viola soloist

    3rd of June 2015 · tags:

    Due to a cancellation violinist and violist Tue Lautrup takes over the solo part at a free summer concert with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra on Friday in Aarhus Concert...
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  • Prof. Vuust in morning radio

    2nd of June 2015 · tags:

    Research Professor Peter Vuust was interviewed in the morning program “P1 Morgen” at The National Radio DR last Saturday, where he talked about what creates our musical tastes. On Friday 5 June the new research center "Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Music In the...
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  • The Academy engaged in new brain research center

    1st of June 2015 · tags:

    The Academy and Aarhus University (AU) have built up the interdisciplinary research group "Music in the Brain" with the participation of researchers from both the music world and from the world of science.

    The research group's leader, bassist and research professor at the Academy Peter...
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  • Great review of candidate project

    1st of June 2015 · tags:

    Guitarist Alex Olesen finished his graduate studies at the Academy with a CD-release 21 May with singer Cassia DeMayo. Alex Olesen plays guitar at the album, he has arranged the music and he has also been responsible for everything regarding the recording and release of the album.

    The...
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  • New initiatives regarding strings

    29th of May 2015 · tags:

    The Academy now launches an overall presentation of the strings field. Here you can learn about the teachers and the new, current initiatives. Read more

    An induction program for talented string players who want to enroll in a...
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  • Once again

    20th of May 2015 · tags:

    Once again there came a fine mention of Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen's latest CD with Blood Sweat Drum + Bass, a mega big band with many previous Academy students. This time it is allaboutjazz.com who describes the music lovely and colorful, for example as follows:

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  • New courses from the Academy

    20th of May 2015 · tags:

    In autumn 2015 and spring 2016 the Academy provides several supplementary training courses for teachers, pedagogues and other professionals. The courses are modular, and the only requirement for participants is some years of experience working in the field. Experienced lecturers from the Academy...
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  • Master project with CD release

    19th of May 2015 · tags:

    Guitarist Alex Olesen finishes his master degree at the Academy with a CD-release and release concert / party at Vinylrock Café in Mejlgade in Aarhus on Thursday 21 May 21 at 6-8 pm. Admission is free.

    The music is jazz, both original pieces and standards. Alex Olesen has arranged...
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  • The Academy at AAVF

    18th of May 2015 · tags:

    Every second year Aarhus Vocal Festival is held in Aarhus, in 2015 from 21 to 25 May. Again this year with a distinctive touch by the Academy. The festival offers a wide variety of concerts but also workshops and coaching as well as a competition for vocal groups and choirs.

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  • Academy researcher in music magazine

    12th of May 2015 · tags:

    The Danish music magazine “Klassisk” has launched a new series of articles entitled "What is your research field?” In the May edition the magazine has spoken with organ professor at the Academy, Ulrik Spang-Hanssen, about his book from 2014: "The music between the notes - Swing...
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  • DIEM students at Click Festival

    12th of May 2015 · tags:

    Twelve students from DIEM, the Academy’s electronic compositions program, are invited to play ten-hour concert at the Click Festival, held for the third time at Kulturværftet in Elsinore 14-17 May.

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  • Distance learning to Kabul

    11th of May 2015 · tags:

    In those weeks a number of lectures from the Academy are teaching students at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) in Kabul in trumpet, trombone, ear training, entrepreneurship i.e.  The distance learning system Polycom is used for the teaching, directly via the Internet....
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  • The Academy very visible at SPOT Festival

    8th of May 2015 · tags:

    Almost 10% of the total programs offered by the SPOT Festival in Aarhus last weekend were somehow related to the Academy. For example, three out of five musicians in the band Astronaut are students at the Academy, including frontman Martin Emil Zeppelin from the Songwriter Program. Astronaut is...
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  • Academy lecturer as curator

    7th of May 2015 · tags:

    On 8 to 11 May the SPOR Festival will be held in Aarhus, a festival for contemporary music and sound art. Composition lecturer at the Academy, Simon Steen-Andersen, is this year's guest curator and has thus helped to select the festival program on the theme "Stagin the sound."

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  • 2 Academy bands at Jazzværket

    7th of May 2015 · tags:

    Under the title "New Hope" the music society Jazzværket in Brabrand near Aarhus presents 2 bands from the Academy at a concert tomorrow Friday 8 May at 8.30 pm. The societys concerts are held in an old gaswork in Brabrand.

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  • Student at final in Leipzig

    6th of May 2015 · tags:

    GLOMAS-student Venla Ilona Blom and her vocal group Tuuletar have been elected to the finals of the International a cappella Contest in Leipzig,...
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  • Academy lecturer in international publication on eLearning

    5th of May 2015 · tags:

    World leading publisher of academic literature, the American Routledge, has just released the anthology: "Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities - Theories and Practices". The book provides both an overview and some practical examples of new international web-based learning environments...
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  • First performance at SPOR festival

    5th of May 2015 · tags:

    Professor in electronic music at the Academy, Wayne Siegel, has written a trio for robot organ, electronic loudspeaker orchestra and percussion. How that sounds can be experienced by the world premiere on Saturday 9 May at 2 pm in Symphonic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus.

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  • World Roundtrip in Aarhus Monday

    4th of May 2015 · tags:

    A trip from Mongolia via Scandinavia, Europe, Africa and Arabia to Cuba and Brazil. This is what the audience can expect tonight, Monday, at Rytmisk Sal, Musikhuset Aarhus, 7:30 pm.

    The seven students from the international master's program in Global Music, GLOMAS, are gathered to...
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  • Aalborg student wins LMS competition

    30th of April 2015 · tags:

    Mai Skytte is a student at the IM program in the Academy’s Aalborg-department. Tuesday she won the internal competition at the Academy for four school concerts with LMS (Live Music in Schools) next year. The concerts will take place in the North Jutland region.

     

  • Solid SPOT presence

    28th of April 2015 · tags:

    At this year’s SPOT Festival the Academy will deliver the most extensive program since the Academy began to work closely with the festival in 2012. A total of eight bands / soloists will be presented in an overal program on Saturday 2 May from 4 pm until about 11.30 pm. in...
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  • First price for Aros Guitar Duo

    27th of April 2015 · tags:

    Saturday night Aros Guitar Duo won the first prize at the international guitar competition "Omiš Guitar Fest" in Croatia. The duo consists of soloist student Mikkel Egelund Nielsen and graduate student Simon Wildau. The other participants were i.e. from Poland, England, France, Slovenia,...
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  • Kibsgaard at Artist Corner in Aalborg

    22nd of April 2015 · tags:

    Guitarist, composer and producer Ole Kibsgaard is a guest at the Artist Corner event in the House of Music, niv. 3, Friday 24 April at 2-4 pm.

    Ole Kibsgaard is doing guitar clinic supplemented with stories from his life as a musician for 30 years.

    Students at the Academy, MGK,...
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  • Praise in N.Y. Times

    21st of April 2015 · tags:

    Associate professor in classical guitar, Frederik Munk Larsen, gets some nice words in a review in the New York Times of several concerts at the just completed MATA Festival in N.Y. Munk Larsen's effort in a piece by Finnish composer Tomi Raisanen is described as "a vivid shape in a virtuosic...
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  • Carl Prize for Academy lecturer

    20th of April 2015 · tags:

    Last Thursday composition lecturer at the Academy Simon Steen-Andersen got The Music Publisher Association’s composer award, the Carl Prize, for the best work for big ensemble. Steen-Andersen received the award for his piano concerto, Read more

  • Buttenschøn at Artist Corner in Aalborg

    16th of April 2015 · tags:

    Singer and songwriter Thomas Buttenschon is guest at the Artist Corner event in Musikkens Hus, niv. 3, Tuesday 12 April 7.30 pm.

    Buttenschøn will make a mini-workshop in songwriting and will explain songwriting as a craft, but also he will talk about how to convey the songs and...
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  • New diploma for the music business

    15th of April 2015 · tags:


    The Academy is now relaunching the former Diploma in Music Management (MUMA) in a brand new form and under a new name: Diploma in Music Business and Leadership. The relaunch has been developed in close cooperation with the music branch, and it meets a great need in the music business for...
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  • The sound of Odder

    14th of April 2015 · tags:

    How is the sound of Odder Gymnasium, the institution Bifrost and the senior bowling club PEFT? A group of students from the RM-, RMB- and songwriter programs presents the sound of the small town Odder south of Aarhus. And they invite the townspeople to come and experience it and give their...
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  • RAMA Festival in DR radio

    13th of April 2015 · tags:

    Concert Coordinator at the Academy in Aalborg, René Krone, was guest at North Jutland Radio, DR P4, Saturday morning, at a talk about Saturdays RAMA Festival in Musikkens Hus in Aalborg. Also student Julie Høgsberg participated, and she got the opportunity to play a song from her...
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  • Steen-Andersen and Munk Larsen in New York

    13th of April 2015 · tags:

    Composition teacher at the Academy, Simon Steen-Andersen, gets his work "Inside-out-side-in" for solo guitar performed in New York this afternoon (local time), 13 April. It appears at the opening of this year's Read more

  • World Premiere of choir singing via the Internet

    10th of April 2015 · tags:

    A vocal ensemble in Aalborg and a vocal ensemble in Aarhus becomes one big choir that sings together – and at the same time - via the Internet by RAMA Festival at the Academy tomorrow, Saturday 11 March in House of Music in Aalborg and...
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  • Nordic conference hosted by the Academy in Aalborg

    31st of March 2015 · tags:

    Aalborg department is again hosting a Nordic Band Teaching Conference where lectures from all the Scandinavian countries meet to exchange ideas about teaching in a band context. This kind of teaching has starkly different requirements and conditions than more traditional classroom lessons or...
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  • Singing teacher supports orphanages in Nepal

    27th of March 2015 · tags:

    Lucas King, who is a vocal teacher at the Academy, just has released his first album under his own name and has also taken on tour to Asia to collect money to several orphanages in Nepal through performances in Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta and other places. He arives to the Nepalese...
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  • Free jazz as sweet music

    25th of March 2015 · tags:

    Both current and former Academy students participates in a project that aims to play improvised music in a backyard in Jægergårdsgade - on Bangocancán, Aarhus' new stage for improvised music. Here a group of local musicians meets 21st of each month to give a concert.

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  • Saxophone player is winner at internal soloist competition

    24th of March 2015 · tags:

    Monday saxophone player Anja Nedremo won the internal soloist competition at the Academy. The reward is the right to perform as a soloist at a concert with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Nedremo also previously has won an internal soloist competition at the Academy, and she recently received the...
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  • Vocal student for talent development in the US

    20th of March 2015 · tags:

    Vocal student Mary Jean Brødsgaard More has been selected as one out of 24 young jazz talents from around the world to participate in two weeks free workshop at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in New York. The prestigious Read more

  • Intimate concert with student

    19th of March 2015 · tags:

    Sisse Lunøe is a student at DIEM, Danish Institute of Electronic Music at the Academy. On Saturday 21 March at 3.00 pm she will play an intimate concert in a private home in Risskov.

    Sisse Lunøe says about her music: For me, the main element of music is sound. Not rhythms,...
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  • Ass. professor and students in music magazine

    18th of March 2015 · tags:

    In the latest issue of Basunen, a magazine published by the musicians organisation in Aarhus, you will find a big interview with Ass. Professor in choir conducting at the Academy, Carsten Seyer-Hansen, telling about his work as the cathedral precentor at Aarhus Cathedral.

    Also the...
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  • Ass. Prof. in American magazine

    16th of March 2015 · tags:

    The US-based scientific web magazine Frontiers of Human Neuroscience deals with brain research and published in February an article about a research project managed by ass. Prof. at the Academy, Bjørn Petersen, in 2012-13.

    The project studied music perception in adolescents born...
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  • Words and music with Academy lecturer

    11th of March 2015 · tags:

    Jazz Saxophonist and lecturer Christian Vuust together with violinist Birgitte Bærentzen Pihl has initiated a cross-genre collaboration between a jazz trio, a string trio and the two poets Peter Laugesen and Cia Rinne - named "Ordklang".

    Ordklang is on tour in Odense, Aalborg,...
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  • Students in TV2 series

    10th of March 2015 · tags:

    12 students from  the Academy's department in Aalborg are participating in a new series on  TV2 North Salto. Here an upcoming musician, an upcoming  writer and an upcoming artist meet and share their dreams for the future. They give samples of  their art and their talks...
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  • Sonning prices for Academy students

    9th of March 2015 · tags:

    Last Friday composer Henry Budde and saxophonist Anja Nedremo, both from the Academy's soloist class, received the music scholarship of 8000 Euro from Leonie Sonning Music Award. A total of 10 young...
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  • Academy-composers at the PULSAR Festival

    9th of March 2015 · tags:

    PULSAR festival, which these days is held in Copenhagen, is organized by the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and presents music composed by the composition students from RDAM. True to tradition also a...
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  • Masterclass with Finnish world soprano

    6th of March 2015 · tags:

    The Finnish mezzo-soprano Monica Groop holds a two day masterclass for the classic song students at the Academy Wednesday-Thursday 11-12 March. The students will sing only music by Groops great compatriot Sibelius. 2015 is not just a Nielsen-year but also a Sibelius years (both born in...
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  • Postyr signs record contract

    5th of March 2015 · tags:

    The vocal group Postyr Project, which has solid roots at the Academy, has signed a contract with the Danish label iceberg records regarding a new album release in several European countries in September. It will be the group's second album. The songs are composed by Postyr at airports, hotel...
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  • Uffe Steen receives Ben Webster Prize

    4th of March 2015 · tags:

    Uffe Steen is recognizable in a second with his phrases on a sharp cut Fender guitar that has a cloudy and crisp edge - he plays jazz and blues in his own way.

    This is a part of the reason why ass. prof. at the Academy Uffe Steen gets the Ben Webster price 2015. Read more

  • Live stream from piano competition

    3rd of March 2015 · tags:

    these days there are free admission to the preliminary rounds at Aarhus International Piano Competition in Aarhus Concert Hall, the Small Hall. Also it is possible to follow the competition directly at the internet, all the concerts will be streamed.

    The Academy is partner at the...
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  • Academy contributions to EXISTENCE Festival in Aarhus

    28th of February 2015 · tags:

    The Academy will contribute with three events, on Saturday 7 March, during the Century Festival EXISTENCE in Aarhus 5-8 March, launched by Folkeuniversitetet.

    Ass. Prof. Lars Thodberg Bertelsen sings Grundtvig at an event with among others philosopher Anders Fogh Jensen; song student...
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  • Historically Academy concert

    27th of February 2015 · tags:

    Thursday night a historic concert was held at the Academy in Aarhus. In front of a larger audience vocal group Postyr appeared together with the Finnish singer Petra Poutanen – but she was at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Through a video and audio line Petra song her part, which Postyr...
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  • Realy great reviews

    26th of February 2015 · tags:

    "Occasionally debut albums comes up that deserves praises of the big kind," writes jazznyt.com in an unusually great review. of the new album Read more

  • Academy composers online

    24th of February 2015 · tags:

    Classical, rhythmic and electronic composition students Allan Gravgaard Madsen, Kasper Staub and Sebastian Edin last year completed a joint project: “Concerto Reworked”. The purpose was to to recompose a classic orchestral work each. The results and the preceding workflow can now be...
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  • Release with changing art forms

    23rd of February 2015 · tags:

    The duo The Embla consists of vocal student Nana Cecilie Gaardsted Bøvling and drum student Frej Lesner. The duo celebrates their new album release at “Ambassaden” in Aarhus 28 February from...
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  • Incomparable concert with alumnus band

    20th of February 2015 · tags:

    Associate professor and head of the Academy’s big band Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen is currently on tour with his Blood Sweat Drum + Bass big band. All the band members are former students at the Academy. The concert in...
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  • Student publiches e-book

    19th of February 2015 · tags:

    Song Student Ulla Abildgaard has published a brand new e-audiobook with music elements, based on Dvorak's opera Rusalka. The tale of Rusalka is about a mermaid, who falls in love with a prince. To get him, she must contact the forest witch Jezibaba, who does not help her unconditionally.

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  • Flute and guitar are competition winners

    17th of February 2015 · tags:

    36 young Academy students competed against each other at the Academy’s internal soloist competition Monday afternoon and evening - the highest number of participants ever. The prize is a solo performance at a summer concert with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.

    The jury chosed two...
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  • Another great Chappe-review

    16th of February 2015 · tags:

    This time the reviewer at jazzweekly.com expressed himselves excited about Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen's latest CD with his Blood, Sweat, Drum + Bass big band: “If you’re a fan of modern big band music, you’re going to have a friend in the Danish team of...
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  • Students at re-examination in new radio program

    6th of February 2015 · tags:

    On Sunday 8 February current Academy student in composition Allan Gravgaard Madsen and alumni and clarinet player Frederik Cilius launches a brand new radio program. The program is called "Taktløs på P2" and will be sent Sundays at 6:03-7:20 pm on DR P2.

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  • Academy students at Young Jazz quarter-final

    6th of February 2015 · tags:

    On Monday 9 February it is time for the quarterfinal in Aalborg in Young Jazz competition 2015. One of the two bands in the contest consists partly of Academy students. The venue for the quarterfinal is “Huset” in Aalborg at 8:00...
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  • Music in the Brain - open seminars

    4th of February 2015 · tags:

    The program for this spring's Music in the Brain seminars at Aarhus University Hospital is available now – download here. The first open seminar has already been held. The seminars...
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  • Modus about conference at the Academy

    3rd of February 2015 · tags:

    In the latest issue of the music pedagogues magazine Modus, which has just been published, there is a big article from a wind conference arranged by the Academy in November 2014. The article refers from the Conference, were teachers in wind instruments from music schools, Guards, music academies...
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  • Academy bands at SPOT Festival

    3rd of February 2015 · tags:

    Three Aarhus bands will play at the Urban Music Network showcase at SPOT Festival, May 2015. Two of the bands have Academy-affiliation: Both Astronaut and The Boy That Got Away consist wholly or partly by the students from the Academy.

    Along with the third Aarhus band, Coco Moon, they...
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  • Debut album from student(s)

    2nd of February 2015 · tags:

    Today Monday 2 February trumpeter and 5th year student Jacob Sørensen publishes his debut album entitled "Bagland". The CD is recorded along with other Academy students. The CD is also published by a student, namely by Mathias Jæger’s new record label Jaeger Community Music,...
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  • Academy student at Young Nordic Music Festival

    2nd of February 2015 · tags:

    Composition Student Piotr Peszat from the Academy is among the eight composers who have been selected for this year's Young Nordic Music Festival. UNM is a Nordic festival for music by young composers. Since its establishment in 1946, the festival annually changes host between the Nordic...
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  • Robert Vinther new head of studies

    30th of January 2015 · tags:

    1. February Robert Vinther is appointed Head of Studies for the classical programs at the Academy. For many years Vinther has taught music drama and directed the opera productions at the Academy, most recently Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck in January 2015.

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  • Great review of debut concert

    28th of January 2015 · tags:

    Previously, it was quite common, but today it is very unusual with a review of a debut concert at the music academies. But basbaryton Simon Duus' debut concert Tuesday night in Aarhus now gets an extremely good review by Jyllands Posten's former music critic John Christiansen, who after his...
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  • Professor in Vocal music Conducting continues

    28th of January 2015 · tags:

    Jim Daus Hjernø has now been appointed ordinary professor in Vocal music Conducting at the Academy. Daus Hjernø has so far been employed in a "mso-professorship" ("professor with special tasks"). The post has been advertised externally. The professorship is limited, but can be...
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  • Debut concert in DR P2

    27th of January 2015 · tags:

    Tonight Tuesday it is possible to hear an excerpt in DR P2 from soprano Iben Silbergs debut concert at the Academy in November 2014. This time she sings Schönberg, approximately from 9:30 pm.

    On Friday 30 January she sings Samuel Barber in DR P2, approximately from 9:30 pm.

  • Great newspaper portrait of new principal

    26th of January 2015 · tags:

    Saturday 24 January Jyllandsposten brought a large portrait of the new principal at the Academy, saxophonist Claus Olesen, who will replace Thomas Winther 1 February. Music reviewer at Jyllandsposten Christine Christiansen has interviewed the new principal. He tells that his ambition is to...
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  • Great newspaper portrait of student before debut

    26th of January 2015 · tags:

    Under the headline "Huge Talent with depth" Jyllandsposten today Monday brings a large portrait of bas baritone Simon Duus, who on Tuesday sings his debut concert at 7:30 pm in Symphonic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. Besides quoting from the Academy's press release the newspaper talked with Duus...
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  • Impressions from GLOMUS Camp 2015

    25th of January 2015 · tags:

    The 15 participants from the Academy at Glomus Camp 2015 are back again after a very eventful camp in Malaysia, along with more than 100 other students and teachers from 20 different music academies worldwide. The camp got good coverage in the local press, including Read more

  • Prof. Øland in “Musikeren”

    24th of January 2015 · tags:

    The latest issue of the magazine “Musikeren” (The musician), focuses on music education. In this context, the magazine asked several teachers, what good teaching is.

    The magazine has interviewed piano professor Anne Øland from the Academy, who initiated the piano...
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  • Student EP with crossover crew

    23rd of January 2015 · tags:

    Third year student at the AM program Rasmus Hollerup has released a new EP with the piece “Musik for Burhøns” - a musical staging of battery hens world perspective. The music was recorded by a crossover crew consisting of both classical and pop/jazz musicians, all affiliated...
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  • New Artist Corner-season in Aalborg

    22nd of January 2015 · tags:

    Along with partner music institutions in Aalborg the Academy’s department in Aalborg in 2015 offers a number of Artist Corner events. Here the students can meet a number of artists telling about their work in a dialog with the audience. Among the artists are Mikkel Nordsø (27 Feb.),...
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  • More colors of different backgrounds

    19th of January 2015 · tags:

    Besides international students in ordinary programs the Academy also has students from around the world at the two international master programs NOMAZZ and Read more

  • Hansel and Gretel - "a good opera experience!"

    16th of January 2015 · tags:

    Today longtime music reviewer at Jyllands Posten John Christiansen has his own blog, where he tells about classical music at home and abroad. Thursday evening Christiansen visited the dress rehearsal of the Academy’s performance of Humperdinck's opera Hansel and Gretel - and he was...
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  • The Academy at Music Aarhus Festival

    16th of January 2015 · tags:

    The venues VoxHall, Train, Atlas and Musikcaféen / RADAR since 2011 have arranged the Music Aarhus Festival with six days of new and exciting music. Quite unique and free.

    As part of the festival the music industry and...
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  • Debut in DR P2

    16th of January 2015 · tags:

    Currently there are several excerpts from debut concerts at the Academy in DR P2. The soprano Iben Silberg, who made her debut 4 November 2014 from the Academy’s soloist class, can be heard four times in P2 in January, each time in connection with the P2-koncerten, either just before or...
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  • Peder Karlsson teaching in Aalborg

    15th of January 2015 · tags:

    Today the first of three courses at the diploma and graduate master program in Vocal Music Conducting begins. This also is the beginning of the new collaboration with the Swedish vocal phenomenon Peder Karlsson, co-founder...
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  • Academy debut in DR P2

    14th of January 2015 · tags:

    Guitarist Tim McVeigh Pedersen played his debut concert from the Academy in September 2014. Tonight DR P2 sends excerpts from the concert, where McVeigh Pedersen plays pieces by Nucio dangelo and Antonio José from about 9:30 pm.

  • Price for underwater soloist

    14th of January 2015 · tags:

    The Bisballe Foundation honorary prize is awarded to gifted artists who have not yet achieved recognition outside a narrow circle. The recipient must have demonstrated a strong independent expression or have carried out innovative...
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  • 1st year student appointed Yamaha Artist

    13th of January 2015 · tags:

    Stanley Westh is studying trumpet for the 1st year at the Academy and has especially been noticed on the trumpet's younger brother, the cornet. He has just been appointed Yamaha Artist: "Stanley is a cornet player of the highest caliber. Highly Respected throughout Europe, "says Thomas Lubiz...
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  • Hansel and Gretel-conductor signing books

    12th of January 2015 · tags:

    Frans Rasmussen is conducting the Academy's performance of Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera Hansel and Gretel, which will premiere on Friday and play in Aarhus throughout the weekend and again at Read more

  • GLOMUS Camp in Malaysia

    11th of January 2015 · tags:

    The annual international Glomus Camp takes place just now in Kuching in Malaysia. The Academy is one of the three Scandinavian founding music academies behind the Glomus network, which currently covers academies in 14 different countries across the globe. The network promotes intercultural...
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  • Hansel and Gretel in TV2 Nord

    8th of January 2015 · tags:

    Wednesday TV2 Nord brought a small feature from the press conference in Musikkens Hus in Aalborg, where Aalborg Opera Festival presented its program for this year. The festival takes place in March. The Academy’s current...
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  • Percussion Festival in Aarhus at March

    8th of January 2015 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. Henrik Larsen has initiated a new international percussion festival in Aarhus, which takes place 28-31 March. The festival gives percussion students from music academy’s all over the world an opportunity to play chamber music with each other, crossing all kinds of boundaries....
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  • Hansel and Gretel at press conference

    7th of January 2015 · tags:

    Today Wednesday singing students Ulla Abildgaard and Camila Løvstad appears with ass.Proff. Frode Stensgaard at a press conference in Aalborg. Aalborg Opera Festival presents the program of the festival in March.

    The two sopranos are singing the title roles in the Academy’s...
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  • New GLOMAS video

    6th of January 2015 · tags:

    The International Master in global music, GLOMAS, is offered in collaboration with music academies in Helsinki and Stockholm. At the program, students from all over the world with very different musical backgrounds become familiar with different music cultures.

    In a brand new video...
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  • 50 year birthday in the newspapers

    6th of January 2015 · tags:

    On 25 December, ass. Professor Christian Vuust celebrated his 50 years. Both Politiken, Jyllands Posten and Berlingske Tidende marked the day with a mention of Vuust's extensive artistic career as saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and recording artist as well as his many years as a lecturer at...
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  • Mention of new principal is reaching out

    5th of January 2015 · tags:

    Shortly before Christmas the Academy could announce head of studies Claus Olesen will take over as principal when Thomas Winther leave his position 1 February. The news has reached out  wide in the...
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  • New Principal: Claus Olesen

    19th of December 2014 · tags:

    Today the Minister of Culture has appointed ass. professor Claus Olesen new Principal at the Academy. He replaces principal Thomas Winther, who resigns from his position 1 February 2015.

    Claus Olesen has an extensive career as a soloist and chamber musician. Alongside his artistic...
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  • 5 stars for lecturer Chappe

    15th of December 2014 · tags:

    Associate Professor and Head of the Academy’s big band Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen and his own bigband Blood Sweat Drum + Bass gets 5 stars from the music magazine GAFFA for their latest album "In the spirit of ..." The album also includes Palle Mikkelborg and the former Miles Davis...
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  • Organ professor at jazz blind test

    9th of December 2014 · tags:

    The Danish jazz magazine Jazz Special has a regular column called "blind man's buff", where an record actual artist must guess and comment on a series of jazz recordings. In the latest issue (December 2014) the columnist has chosen to place organ professor at the Academy, Ulrik Spang-Hanssen, in...
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  • Partnership with Swedish vocal specialist

    8th of December 2014 · tags:

    Professor Jim Daus Hjernøe has partnered with the legendary Swedish vocal specialist Peder Karlsson concerning developing and guest teaching at RAMA Vocal Centre in the undergraduate, graduate, diploma and masters courses in Rhythmic Choir Conducting in Aalborg. It will take place at 3...
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  • Academy students (almost) at the DPA Jazz Finals

    6th of December 2014 · tags:

    The jury behind DPA's jazz competition has now selected the three finalists who will get their piece  premiered by DR Big Band at the final in DR Concert Hall 9 January and thus...
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  • Debut concert before for opera night in P2

    5th of December 2014 · tags:

    Soprano Lise Bech Bendix made her debut from the Academy 24 October. Tomorrow night, Saturday 6 December, excerpts from the concert will be broadcasted at national radio P2 as a prelude to the evening's transmission of Donizetti's opera L'elisir d'amore at Covent Garden in London. Bech Bendix...
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  • Discussion on Music Pedagogy

    4th of December 2014 · tags:

    In the latest issue of the magazine MODUS, published by the Association of music pedagogues, the four academy principals raises their voice against the criticism raised by the magazine in the previous issue of the Danish music academy’s lack of music pedagogical research and education. The...
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  • Great interest in Aarhus International Piano Competition

    3rd of December 2014 · tags:

    158 young pianists between 11 and 21 years from a total of 44 countries have signed up for the Aarhus International Piano Competition 2015. This is the highest number of candidate the competition has had.

    All applicants have submitted a recording of 25 minutes, and based on the...
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  • Young Danish cellist honrary professor

    2nd of December 2014 · tags:

    On 10 December the Academy will appoint young Danish cellist Andreas Brantelid as honorary professor. This will take place in connection with a public masterclass 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., followed by a reception and a concert in Kammermusiksalen, Concert Hall Aarhus. Admission is free.

    Cello...
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  • Debut concert in national radio

    1st of December 2014 · tags:

    Tuesday and Wednesday this week DR P2 brings excerpts from guitarist Tim McVeigh Pedersen's debut concert from the Academy in September. Tuesday about 9:30 pm works  by Jacques Hetu and Mauro Giulliani will be played, Wednesday about 8:45 pm he plays works by Nucio dangelo and Antonio...
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  • Release of acclaimed CD

    1st of December 2014 · tags:

    Wednesday 3 December at 8:00 pm soloist student Kasper Tom invites to release concert at Atlas in Aarhus for his acclaimed CD "Chroma". The CD is produced in collaboration with pianist Jacob Anderskov and published by Barefoot Records in October 2014. As mentioned the CD has got some quite good...
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  • Great Gramophone review of prof. Brendstrup

    28th of November 2014 · tags:

    Leading British music magazine Gramophone brought in their October edition a full-page article on four Danish CD-releases.

    One of them is cello Professor at the Academy Henrik Brendstrup’s CD with both solo and ensemble pieces by Anders Nordentoft, "Light Imprisoned" which gets...
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  • Distinguished US visit

    27th of November 2014 · tags:

    Joey Baron (US), one of the most important drummers in newer modern jazz, is visiting the Academy 1 December together with guitarist Jakob Bro (DK) and bassist Thomas Morgan (US). The trio will provide a so-called clinic / master class for the students.

    Baron has entered a wide range of...
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  • Academy student in DR P2

    26th of November 2014 · tags:

    Tonight 26 November violinist Ida Balslev will play Alfred Schnittke's Violin Sonata no. 1 with pianist Aya Tominaga in DR P2 from around 9:30 pm. The recording is an excerpt from her debut concert at the Academy in September, in Symphonic Hall, Aarhus.

  • Cristal baschet seminar

    21st of November 2014 · tags:

    Young Danish composer and DJ Mike Sheridan and the French Hope Ensemble guests the Academy in Aarhus on Wednesday 26 November to give a seminar for the students from the percussion class and from the electronic program. They will present the instrument cristal baschet, which today is probably...
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  • Chappe in “Stiften”

    20th of November 2014 · tags:

    Today Aarhus Stiftstidende brings a big portrait of Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen on the occasion of the concert tonight, Thursday, in Aarhus, which marks both Chappes 20 years at the Academy and his new CD...
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  • Concert with students from Mali in Aalborg

    19th of November 2014 · tags:

    At the concert-café in Aalborg Thursday 20 November three students from Mali will be playing. Also one ordinary student from the IM program in Aalborg will play with his own band. The concert takes place in Rytmisk Sal, Musikkens Hus in Aalborg at 8 pm.

    Normaly the three musicians...
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  • Who Killed Bambi soon with debut CD

    18th of November 2014 · tags:

    The string group Who Killed Bambi soon will release their debut album: Who Killed Bambi +. The 6 strings consists of five former and one current student at the Academy and has long attracted attention by playing in a very wide range of contexts. For example. four of them plays at the concert on...
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  • 6 stars for Academy composer

    17th of November 2014 · tags:

    Simon Steen-Andersen, who teaches composition at the Academy, just has received a 6 star review by the Danish newspaper Politiken for his new...
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  • Great review of Trombone Professor

    14th of November 2014 · tags:

    Trombone Professor Niels-Ole Bo Johansen's CD recording of improvisations and preludes by Hildingsen and Jørgensen gets a very nice review in the International Trombone Association Journal.

    The reviewer calls the collection "a wonderful reference for study and a superb...
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  • Steen-Andersen performances in Aarhus

    13th of November 2014 · tags:

    In late October Simon Steen-Andersen, who teaches composition at the Academy, got the prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize. Steen-Andersen is based in Berlin and his music is performed around the world.

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  • Concert Hall Aarhus: The city's Best Scene

    13th of November 2014 · tags:

    Wednesday night the Concert Hall Aarhus was awarded "Best Scene of the City" at a large-scale "Best in town"-award show in Scandinavian Center. The City's Best-prizes are awarded by the magazine AOA (All about Aarhus) following a vote by the users on aoa.dk. There are a total of 16 different...
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  • Praise at ass. Prof. Chappe and his BSD & B

    12th of November 2014 · tags:

    Associate Professor and head of the Academy’s big band Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen is the man behind the Aarhus based Blood Sweat Drum + Bass Big Band, who on 20 November releases a new CD and DVD titled "In the spirit of ...". The band consists of alumni and is extended here to include...
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  • Lecturer jazz name of the Year in Northern Jutland

    11th of November 2014 · tags:

    In several media this year’s jazz name in Northern Jutland has been presented as a secret or unknown jazz-name. But at the Academy we know her very well: Ass. Professor Margrete Grarup, vocal lecturer at the Academy’s department in Aalborg.

    The price of 5000 kr. was awarded...
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  • Ass. Proff. on concert tour to Japan

    10th of November 2014 · tags:

    Ass. Proff. Christian Vuust (saxophone and ear training) is on his way to Japan along with jazz pianist Nikolaj Hess and bassist Anders "AC" Christensen. The three will tour the country together with the Japanese drummer Kazumi Ikenaga 14 to 19 November 2014.

    The three Danish musicians...
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  • Zappa and Peter A. G. in Aalborg

    8th of November 2014 · tags:

    14 and 19 November the last two events in the Artist Corner event series in Aalborg will take place at respectively Musikkens Hus (at 4 pm) and in Huset, Hasserisgade 10, 7.30 pm. On the 14. Associate Professor Martin Knakkergaard will tell about on myths, fables and allegories in Frank Zappa's...
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  • Academy-singer with world star

    7th of November 2014 · tags:

    Soloist class student Simon Duus is among the soloists at a concert performance of Donizetti's opera L'elisir d'amore with the world-famous tenor Lawrence Brownlee. The performance will take place in Tivoli in Copenhagen on 15 August next year.

    In those weeks Simon Duus is on tour with...
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  • Prof. Wayne Siegel composer in residence at The Royal Library

    6th of November 2014 · tags:

    Wayne Siegel, professor of electronic composition at the Academy, shall compose music for the Diamond Ensemble, the library orchestra in residence, and curate a concert series with contemporary  music. Quite obvious he also will compose music for the PA system in the Diamond's large atrium...
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  • Soundpainting-inventor to Aalborg

    5th of November 2014 · tags:

    Soundpainting is a sign system with over 1200 characters for instruction of singers, instrumentalists, actors and dancers - while they are active on stage. Thus the music is composed live in the concert situation.

    Soundpainting has existed since 1974 and has been continuously developed...
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  • Gramex article with Academy researcher

    4th of November 2014 · tags:

    Music rights organization Gramex just has published an article with ass. Professor Bjørn Petersen, who in addition to his teaching at the Academy also works as a researcher. He has the last three years worked with deaf people with a so-called cochlear implant which can reproduce sound...
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  • Massive mentions of nordic music prize

    3rd of November 2014 · tags:

    Last week Academy lecturer in composition Simon Steen-Andersen received the large and prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize of 350,000 kr. for his work Blach Box Music. Besides a greeting from the Minister of Culture the award has given massive mentions in the Danish press.

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  • Big interview with Jesper Holm in P8Jazz

    2nd of November 2014 · tags:

    24 October lecturer in Rhythmic Choir Conducting Jesper Holm was a guest in P8Jazz. Here he told about Denmark as a leading country in rhythmic vocal music and the Academy's contribution to the position.

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  • Nordic Council Music Prize for Steen-Andersen

    30th of October 2014 · tags:

    Breaking News: Simon Steen-Andersen, who teaches composition at the Academy, was last night awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize 2014 of kr. 350,000 at the price ceremony in Stockholm. It is the largest and most prestigious composers prize in the northern country’s, which is awarded...
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  • Touché on tour with Sine Egg

    29th of October 2014 · tags:

    Lecturer Jesper Holm teaches rhythmic choir conducting at the Academy and is also leader of the vocal jazz ensemble Touché. Tonight 29 October the ensemble is on the stage in Lille Sal, Concert Hall Aarhus, with one of the country's leading jazz singers, Sine Egg. Read Read more

  • Organ Festival - also at RAMA

    28th of October 2014 · tags:

    The Academy is co-organizer at Aarhus Symphonic Organ Festival from 29 October to 2 November. The festival shows the organ's enormous range, from the great symphonic sound, to solo concerts and to intimate concerts at the Academy.

    RAMA Organ professor Ulrik Spang-Hanssen plays Carl...
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  • Student publishes CD with Jacob Anderskov

    27th of October 2014 · tags:

    Drummer / composer and soloist student Kasper Tom today 27 October publishes a new CD with his own compositions: "Chroma" (Barefoot Records). On the CD Kasper Tom is playing duo with pianist Jacob Anderskov.

    The CD has already received some very nice words from the music-blogger Adam...
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  • Soloist student at opera tour

    26th of October 2014 · tags:

    Danish National Opera is currently on tour with Puccini's La Boheme. The production has received great reviews including from Jyllands Posten, Kristeligt Dagblad and Nordjyske Stiftstidende.

    Basbaryton Simon Duus, who is soloist student at the Academy, is participating in this fully...
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  • Great review for vocal student

    26th of October 2014 · tags:

    Vocal student Live Foyn Friis already has started a good career and now she just regained a great review, this time for the CD "With Strings" with Foyn Trio! and four strings. All performers are current or former students at the Academy, and the great review applies to the whole team.

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  • Great reviews for Academy composer

    24th of October 2014 · tags:

    Contemporary classical music also can be funny - even intentional, the reviewer writes in the German newspaper Südkurier in its review of the prestigious contemporary music festival Donaueschinger Musiktage last weekend. He mentions several works as example and ends with the biggest...
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  • The Academy nominated for DMA Jazz

    23rd of October 2014 · tags:

    A slight exaggeration, but not far off: A large number of musicians with current or prior association with the Academy has been nominated for this year's Danish Music Award Jazz, which is awarded by a large DMA jazz show at Bremen Theatre in Copenhagen on 24 November. Read Read more

  • Rhythmic students on tour

    23rd of October 2014 · tags:

    Week 43 the rhythmic students at the Academy are practicing intensively in both Aarhus and Aalborg. In week 44 they will go on a numerous mini-tours, where the students will play on schools, colleges etc.

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  • Weather-driven organ in Reykjavik

    23rd of October 2014 · tags:

    Tomorrow Friday 25 October Professor Wayne Siegel gets his new piece "Celebration" for robot-controlled organ and weather satellite premiered in Hallgrims Kirkja in Reykjavik at 12 noon.The piece builds on the ideas and techniques developed for Siegel's organ work from 2013: "Everyone talks...
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  • Spanier and first-year student wins soloist competition

    22nd of October 2014 · tags:

    At the Academys internal soloist competition Wednesday the jury selected two students as winners: the Spanish horn player Ignacio Montero-Requena, who is studying in the master's program, and the Danish trumpeter Stanley Westh who is completely new at the Academy - he started at the bachelor's...
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  • Academy students with Swedish masterpiece 25 Oct.

    22nd of October 2014 · tags:

    The famous Swedish choral work Förklädd Gud by Lars-Erik Larsson will be performed in Lukas Kirken in Aarhus on Saturday 25 October at 4 pm. Percussion student Mathias Skaarup Sørensen has arranged the work for this occasion. Also he conducts his own choir, Aarhus Studiekor.

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  • Big interview with ass. professor

    21st of October 2014 · tags:

    There is an extensive interview with Peter Seebach, associate professor of percussion and ensemble playing, in the latest edition of the magazine "Dansk Sang", published by Music Teachers' Association. Seebach tells about his way from the school teacher education to the new Rytmisk Center in...
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  • Students crowdfunding debut EP

    21st of October 2014 · tags:

    Dina Christiansen is rhythmic vocal student at RAMA. Along with Andrew Bevan, she stands in front as singer and songwriter in the new band Northern Assembly, who now publishes their debut EP after a successful crowdfunding campaign on boomerang.dk. The release party will be at Granhøj...
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  • New interdisciplinary e-program in Aalborg

    20th of October 2014 · tags:

    The Academy now establishes a new undergraduate program in electronic music in Aalborg. The program is called Electronic Sound and Music and will be offered from the academic year 2015/16.

    Electronic Sound and Music focuses on electronic sound as part of works of various art forms - be...
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  • Rhythmic Stravinsky

    16th of October 2014 · tags:

    The Academy is co-organizer when two of Denmark’s leading ensembles with respectively rhythmic and classical background meet for a joint concert with music by Igor Stravinsky. The Diamantensemble is house orchestra at the Royal Library in Copenhagen and Aarhus Jazz Orchestra is Denmark's...
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  • RAMA researcher in American journal

    15th of October 2014 · tags:

    PhD student at the Academy Niels Christian Hansen with his mentor in London, Marcus Pearce, recently has published an article in the American journal “Frontiers in Psychology”. Here is his short description:

    Whereas previous research has focused on the confirmation and...
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  • Anniversary Interview with Anne Øland

    12th of October 2014 · tags:

    Saturday 11 October JP Aarhus had a great interview with piano professor Anne Øland, who just has is celebrated her 40 years in government service. She talks about growing up in free school environment...
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  • "Music Beginner" in Aalborg

    11th of October 2014 · tags:

    For the second time the Academy’s department in Aalborg is partner on the project "Music Beginner", which aims to encourage more young people to start playing music. The project was started by Nephew, Ungdomsringen and...
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  • Kwella in Jazz Special

    10th of October 2014 · tags:

    In the new issue of Jazz Special there is a large portrait interview with Jens Christian Kwella, associate professor of rhythmic guitar at the Academy in both Aalborg and Aarhus. He talks about playing all kind of styles; "For me, music is a form of arts craftsmanship, it is important that the...
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  • New single with Academy student

    9th of October 2014 · tags:

    At November Camilla Würtz Bredahl will publish her debut album "Rowbird" - which also is her alias - at Target Records. Already last week the first release from the new album was published in cyberspace, in the form of the single "Cellophane". Listen and watch on Read more

  • Saxophone player is winner at internal soloist competition

    9th of October 2014 · tags:

    Soloist Class student Anja Nedremo won the Academy's internal soloist competition Wednesday in Aarhus. A total of 25 classical singers and instrumentalists competed for the right to appear as soloist with Randers Chamber Orchestra at two concerts in January. Every participant only had 10 min. to...
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  • Another first prize for Bangsø

    8th of October 2014 · tags:

    On 5 October Jacob Bangsø won the 1st prize at the Berlin International Guitar Competition. The prize is a guitar by famous Taiwanese guitar builder Roger Yang worth 8,000 USD and a concert in Glaskasten Concert Hall in Berlin in 2016. In addition, the winner gets a seat in the jury at...
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  • 52 mio. DKKR for Academy prof.

    7th of October 2014 · tags:

    Research Professor at the Academy Peter Vuust just has received 52 million DKKR for a new research center: Center for Music in The Brain (MIB) at Aarhus University.

    The new center will continue the work of the research team Music in The Brain at Aarhus University Hospital, which Vuust...
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  • Anne Øland 40 years jubilee

    6th of October 2014 · tags:

    1 September Professor Anne Øland has had her 40 years jubilee in government service. It will be marked by an internal reception at the Academy on Thursday 9 October following the evening's concert at the Opus 14 Piano Festival in Aarhus.

    Throughout the years, Anne Øland has...
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  • Ida Gard in Aalborg

    30th of September 2014 · tags:

    Ida Gard is one of the new star-singer-songwriters on the Danish music scene. As part of the event series Artist Corner in Aalborg, she plays and talks about how a girl realizes her dream of turning in to the music establishment.

    The Academy is partner in Artist Corner. Admission is free...
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  • MGP workshop at the Academy

    26th of September 2014 · tags:

    On Wednesday 1 October the Academy supplys the MGP workshop in Aarhus with rooms, equipment and coaches. 29 children will meet with their own lyrics and melodies for MGP (children’s Eurovision Song Contest) 2015. Similar workshops will be arranged at five other venues in Denmark, and the...
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  • First performance with Academy students

    24th of September 2014 · tags:

    Three Academy students are engaged when AUT, Aarhus Young Composers, presents the world premiere of the chamber opera "Lucifer, enlighten without blinding" Saturday 27 September in an international set-up including the renowned Belgian ensemble Musiques Nouvelles at Theater Katapult in...
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  • Bibzoom review

    23rd of September 2014 · tags:

    From the Danish libraries digital music service bibzoom.dk users can download music of all kinds. The service also provides reviews of music and books on music. Right now on the front page there is an enthusiastic review of organ Professor Ulrik Spang-Hanssen's book ”Musikken imellem...
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  • Great reviews of new CD

    22nd of September 2014 · tags:

    19 September Live Foyn Friis released a new album, "Running Heart," on Curling Legs. She is studying jazz vocal in the soloist class but since long she also has an international career. Also the new album immediately got two great reviews in Norwegian media.

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  • RAMA at important European festival

    22nd of September 2014 · tags:

    On Friday 26 September composition student Piotr Pezsat presents a new piece ("Interior of Strandgade") at the Read more

  • Aalborg hosting international meeting

    19th of September 2014 · tags:

    25-27 September the Academy’s department in Aalborg will be hosting a meeting of up to 200 international coordinators from several European music academies. The participants will discuss the latest Erasmus program of the EU. The program includes many new funding opportunities; the...
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  • Open doors in Concert Hall Aarhus

    19th of September 2014 · tags:

    4 October between 12 noon and 3 pm the Academy is participating in  the Concert Hall Aarhus inviting all interested parties to visit concert halls, rehearsal rooms and studios, free of charge.

    Besides entertainment at the Café scene and guided tours (which are already fully...
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  • New cooperation in “optakt”

    18th of September 2014 · tags:

    The web magazine “optakt” now has an article on the new collaboration between the Academy and University College Nordjylland, UCN. From the new semester UCN has created a new music profile where school teacher students get more than twice as much music in the curriculum as...
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  • Concert talk about musicians' situation in conflict areas

    18th of September 2014 · tags:

    During the intermission at the master class concert Sunday afternoon in Aarhus the audience will be able to attend a so-called Concert talk. Here, Keld Hosbond, head of international activities at the Academy, will talk with two of the young musicians playing at the concert: cellist Artem...
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  • New opera by Academy lecturer

    17th of September 2014 · tags:

    Composition teacher at the Academy Simon Steen-Andersen will tomorrow get his brand new chamber opera, Buenos Aires, premiered at the Ultima Festival in Oslo, perhaps Scandinavia's biggest...
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  • Cooperation with LMS

    16th of September 2014 · tags:

    During 3 years, the Academy is cooperation with LMS, Live Music in Schools, about a school concert-competition at the Academy. The winning ensemble is guaranteed a number of school concerts via the LMS.

    The competition was held in the spring, and the winning ensemble "Unoderne" now can...
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  • "An excellent CD"

    11th of September 2014 · tags:

    Bas-teacher Torben Bjørnskov has got a nice review of his CD Roots in the August edition of Jazz Special. The reviewer highlights a.o. the piece Nor “with a matchless beautiful and almost sculptural melody," and he ends by saying: "On its own, completely quiet and unobtrusive way,...
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  • New book about jazz/pop singing technique

    11th of September 2014 · tags:

    Singing teacher and voice coach Hans Toft-Olsen, who is associated the Academy as examiner and lecturer, has published a new book: “RST - Rhythmic Vocal Technique”. Here Toft-Olsen presents a new methodology for jazz/pop vocal technique, including a so-called Apple which in...
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  • EP and release concert

    10th of September 2014 · tags:

    Natasha Ejskjær Thomassen is studying singing and choir conducting at the IM program at the Academy in Aalborg. With three other students she formed the band Natsang which on Friday 12 September publishes its first EP. Release concert will take place at the gallery VÆG - Comtemporary...
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  • Brain seminars for everyone!

    9th of September 2014 · tags:

    Everyone interested in music and brain research are welcome at the fall seminars in “Music in the Brain”-group. The interdisciplinary research group is a collaboration between the Academy and the University of Aarhus and is affiliated the Danish Neuroscience Centre at Aarhus...
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  • Academy composers planning Athelas concert

    8th of September 2014 · tags:

    The renowned contemporary music ensemble Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen has asked two composition students from The Academy to program the next concert in the ensemble's concert series Brand New Tuesdays. The two Academy-composers Kaj Duncan David and Allan Gravgaard Madsen take the opportunity...
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  • Guest teacher in TV2

    8th of September 2014 · tags:

    World star and kora virtuoso Sekou Kouyate from Guinea is with his band Section Kora going to visit The Academy in Aarhus to provide both a workshop and a concert on Thursday 11. September. Both are open to the public. Read more (in Danish).

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  • Student – and associate Professor – in DR P8

    5th of September 2014 · tags:

    Yesterday Thursday trumpet student Jacob Sørensen was in DR's P8 to present his debut CD, "Jacob Sørensen - Bagland", as part of the program Jazzoom, directly from the Aarhus Festival. Two tracks from the CD was played in the program (however, the CD will first be published in...
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  • New candidate with a new single

    5th of September 2014 · tags:

    In June 2014 Astrid Cordes graduated as a candidate from the Academy. Now she has released a single together with Simon Kjeldgaard, also a former student at the Academy. The single is called "Do Not Ask" and is released under the band name Shy shy shy through Instant Major. Watch the video of...
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  • Student receives U.S. contract

    3rd of September 2014 · tags:

    Gregers L. Mogstad is studying voice and piano at the Academy in Aalborg and has just signed a songwriting contract with Reservoir Media - Publishing and management in the United States. The company has a.o. MØ and Ida Corr from Denmark in their fold.

    So far, the agreement is...
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  • New videos from Live Foyn Friis

    3rd of September 2014 · tags:

    19 September Live Foyn Friis publishes a new album, "Running Heart", at Curling Legs. Already, there are two videos from the album on Youtube, the title track and the song Read more

  • Premiere in Berlin

    2nd of September 2014 · tags:

    Henrik Budde is studying composition in the soloist class at the Academy. On September 5 he gets premiered his work "... From Behind Curtains ..." for five brass instruments at a concert in Berlin with the new and ground breaking Ensemble Apparat. The work was commissioned by the ensemble with...
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  • Student at Danish Delight

    1st of September 2014 · tags:

    Under the headline "The finest jazz from Denmark” drummer and soloist student at the Academy Kasper Tom with his band "Kasper Tom 5 " is selected for Danish Delight, a promotional campaign for Danish jazz in the Benelux countries. The project was initiated by Jazz Denmark and takes place...
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  • Professor concert 5 September

    1st of September 2014 · tags:

    Composer and Professor Wayne Siegel and cello professor Henrik Brendstrup have together explored the possibility of intuitive interaction between a cellist and a computer. In one movement the computer is programmed to react to what the cellist plays, and the cellist is inspired by the universe...
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  • Award winner in DR P4

    27th of August 2014 · tags:

    Today Wednesday soloist class student Emil Gryesten-Jensen receives the big grant from Harby Foundation of 250,000 DKKR for promising young artists. The scholarship will be awarded at a concert in Tivoli in Copenhagen.

    Emil Gryesten-Jensen played his first solo concert at age 15 and has...
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  • Song writing lecturer in US

    26th of August 2014 · tags:

    Associate Professor Turid Nørlund Christensen again has been invited by The House Of Songs in Austin, Texas, USA, to co-write with American songwriters and producers and to make solo concerts with her own songs, including at the venue Tom's Tabooley in Austin.

    In July 2010,...
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  • Academy lectures in cancer project

    21st of August 2014 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. Søren K. Hansen and Henrik Winther are participating as conductor and sound engineer in a research project that examines music's beneficial effects on the treatment of children with cancer. The project is a collaboration between Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, PhD Ilan Sanfi and...
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  • 3 Academy-composers at Young Nordic Music Festival

    15th of August 2014 · tags:

    Brand new and young music will be presented by the Young Nordic Music Festival in Malmö, 26 to 30 August. All participating composers must be under 30 years old or still studying.

    The festival has taken place since 1946 and changes every year hosting between the countries. Each...
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  • Academy researcher in Politiken

    13th of August 2014 · tags:

    PhD student Niels Chr. Hansen is associated the research group Music in the Brain at Aarhus University and the Academy. In this capacity, he has been contacted by the newspaper Politiken in connection with an article on the safety - or lack thereof - when listening to music during cycling.

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  • Two students live in radio concert

    12th of August 2014 · tags:

    Bass baritone and soloist student Simon Duus and pianist and soloist student Troels Roland appear together tonight, Tuesday, at a concert at Hotel Prindsen in Roskilde at this year’s Schubertiade. Here they will perform Schubert's famous song cycle Winterreise. The concert will be...
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  • Happy days

    8th of August 2014 · tags:

    Once again life has returned in the classrooms at the Academy in Aarhus, which in those days held summer course for young people from music schools and music guards. In four intense days about 70 young people between 12 and 20 years are being thought by academy lectures, and they play together...
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  • Student at Oslo Jazz Festival

    7th of August 2014 · tags:

    Guitarist Raphael Gimenes, studying at the IM programme at the Academys department in Aalborg, has been selected to play at the Oslo Jazz Festival 16 August, at the Nordic showcase. The showcase is the festival's...
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  • Looking for new principal

    6th of August 2014 · tags:

    The Academy is looking for a new principal from 1 February 2015, where the present principal Thomas Winther's contract expires. Thomas Winther has decided not to seek a second term as principal. From today 6 August the vacancy has been officially advertised. The application deadline is 4...
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  • DIEM very present at Norberg Festival

    6th of August 2014 · tags:

    A group of students from the Academy’s electronic department, DIEM, actively participated in the acclaimed electronic music festival Norberg Festival in Sweden 24 to 26 July. During the festival DIEM settled 12 concerts, including...
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  • Academy bands at Aarhus Jazz Festival

    7th of July 2014 · tags:

    Three bands with students from the Academy plays in Tivoli Friheden during Aarhus Jazz Festival in week 29. The Tivoli audience can experience the three bands in the music and theater house Hermans Wednesday 16 July and Sunday 20 July.

    Wednesday at 4 pm the guitar/piano duo Frost plays...
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  • The Academy starts cooperation with Vita Park

    4th of July 2014 · tags:

    The academy students will be working in Kulturkøkkenet.

    Read more at www.vitapark.dk

  • Academy lectures at Aarhus Jazz Festival

    2nd of July 2014 · tags:

    Many of the Academy's lectures can be experienced live at Aarhus Jazz Festival. For example, Mads Bærentzen (piano) plays four days in Ridehuset with Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, Christian Vuust (sax) plays in Ridehuset with Aaron Parks on 15 July, and Uffe Steen (guitar) plays with Shades of...
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  • Research professor in good company

    26th of June 2014 · tags:

    This week, Copenhagen is hosting the EuroScience Open Forum, ESOF, Europe's largest meeting of scientists across disciplines. The meeting is held every two years in a leading European city. At the opening ceremony on Sunday in Carlsberg City research professor...
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  • Concerts with Orchestra Norden

    25th of June 2014 · tags:

    The next 5 years Denmark is hosting the Orchestra Norden, and the Academy provides room in Aalborg. The orchestra is a joint Nordic prestige project that every summer brings together some of the brightest...
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  • Great recommendation of new book

    24th of June 2014 · tags:

    Berlingske Tidende gives its warmest recommendation to a new book by organ professor at the Academy, Ulrik Spang-Hanssen: "The music between the notes - swing in classical music". Spang-Hanssen also is a recognized jazz musician and the reviewer is impressed with his musical range, adding: "But...
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  • The Academy hosts Orchestra Norden

    20th of June 2014 · tags:

    The next 5 years Denmark is hosting the Orchestra Norden and the Academy is among the partners behind the hosting. 80 young musicians from across the Nordic and Baltic countries meet from 23 June and three weeks ahead in Musikkens Hus in Aalborg in this joint Nordic prestige project that every...
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  • Academy lecturer visiting professor in Berlin

    19th of June 2014 · tags:

    Violin lecturer Mo Yi has recently become Visiting Professor at "Universität der Künste" in Berlin. Prior to the appointment she had to deliver a personal presentation in the form of a concert and teaching.

    Mo Yi continues at the same time as lecturer at the Academy, where she...
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  • Student as soloist with Aarhus Symphony

    18th of June 2014 · tags:

    Bass baritone Simon Duus is soloist at a free summer concert with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday 25 June at 7.30 pm. in the Symphonic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. Here he sings Vaughan Williams' "Songs of travel". Duus is studying in the soloist class by Associate Professor Bodil...
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  • Schoolteacher students and academy students studying together

    13th of June 2014 · tags:


    In August a completely new and unique collaboration between the Academy and the schoolteacher education at University College Nordjylland will take place: Academy students and schoolteacher students will have classes together in selected subjects.

    The reason for the new joint...
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  • 4 stars in Downbeat

    12th of June 2014 · tags:

    Ass.prof. in saxophone Christian Vuust' latest CD release "Urban Hymns" has just been reviewed in the June issue of Downbeat, the world's leading jazz magazine. Just to be reviewed by Downbeat is something of a milestone to slip through. And Vuust gets 4 out of 5 stars and a very nice...
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  • DIEM release event

    11th of June 2014 · tags:

    Three students from the Academy's electronic programme, DIEM, explores three different media in a joint release party at the roof of A-huset, Godsbanen in Aarhus, Thursday 12 June from 8.00 pm. The three publications are: Maulex: Circular Movements (7 'and 10' vinyl); Shetyw: Shetyw (Cassette);...
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  • Rhythmic Examination Concerts

    28th of May 2014 · tags:

    Graduation concerts with the classical students at the Academy are already on going. From early June the rhythmic students will follow with a variety of public and free exam concerts in both Aarhus and Aalborg. Here the audience will be meeting tomorrow's professional musicians and music...
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  • Release concert 3 June

    26th of May 2014 · tags:

    Song Students Ann-Iren Hansen is Norwegian and has specialized in jazz colored by the Nordic light and life. She has just released the album "Ei som går" with her own Ann-Iren Hansen Quartet, with her own compositions, sung in a northern Norway dialect and with themes from small...
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  • Examination Concerts

    21st of May 2014 · tags:

    This year's graduation concerts are already on going at the Academy’s classical department. In a number of days until the middle of June, the public can experience a lot of free concerts in Concert Hall Aarhus, meeting tomorrow's professional musicians and music teachers and hear them give...
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  • Mini-symposium on time in music

    20th of May 2014 · tags:

    On Thursday 22 May all interested are invited by the research group Music in the Brain to a mini-symposium at 1-3 pm Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, Building 10G, 4th floor. The title of the symposium is: "Time in Music" and it features presentations by two researchers from...
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  • LMS: Quality at the Academy

    14th of May 2014 · tags:

    "The groups have been working very seriously with their productions , and all four ensembles certainly had potential, so it was by no means an easy choice" Ebbe Høyrup, director of LMS, Live Music in Schools, says after four stunning concerts by Academy students in front of a great bunch...
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  • Professor publishing notes

    13th of May 2014 · tags:

    Trombone Professor Niels-Ole Bo Johansen stands behind a large, comprehensive release from Edition Wilhelm Hansen, including a total of 73 pieces for trombone and piano respectively by Axel Jørgensen, Read more

  • Academy students in Musician Magazine

    13th of May 2014 · tags:

    "It's about giving people a good experience and the feeling of Friday at places they do not expect to encounter it," Gregers Mogstad says in an interview in the latest edition of the Musician Magazine about the different marketing of his new CD. A number of Fridays in March and April he stepped...
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  • Debut concert with saxophone player

    10th of May 2014 · tags:

    Jeppe Højgaard will now make his debut from The Academy’s soloist class in which he has studied since 2011. Prior to that, he studied at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. The debut concert will take place on Wednesday 14 May at 8 pm in the Small Hall, Concert Hall...
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  • String Competition in Aarhus

    10th of May 2014 · tags:

    The Academy is among the organizers by the Danish String Competition, running from today, Saturday 10 May to the final concert on Thursday 15 May. The competition is held in the Chamber Music Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus, with exception of the final concert, which is to be held in Symphonic Hall....
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  • TV2 Nord feature from Aalborg Conference

    9th of May 2014 · tags:

    Tonight TV2 Nord plans to bring a feature from the International Conference about singing diversity in Europe which these days is hosted by the Academy in Aalborg. Read more about the conference here (in Danish). The feature is scheduled for the...
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  • DIEM composer in TV2 Østjylland

    9th of May 2014 · tags:

    Acting leader of DIEM and lecturer in electronic composition Morten Riis is among the composers at SPOR 2014, a festival for...
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  • Great nomination for Academy lecturer

    2nd of May 2014 · tags:

    Composition teacher Simon Steen-Andersen is nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2014 for his work "Black Box Music".

    The theme for the 2014-price is: "A work composed with clear structure and form which contains elements created in the moment of performance. It is assumed that...
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  • Academy names at SPOT

    30th of April 2014 · tags:

    Trumpet student Jacob Sørensen plays in the band "Maskinvåd" along with several former students from the Academy. The band plays at SPOT Festival 3 May at 4.30 pm in the Small Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus.

    In addition, guitar...
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  • Academy composer at SPOT festival

    29th of April 2014 · tags:

    Composition lecturer Niels Rønsholdt will be played live by the new music ensemble Scenatet at SPOT Festival, which mainly focuses on pop/rock music. Scenatet has developed a Documentary Concert Concept...
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  • Academy bands at SPOT

    29th of April 2014 · tags:

    The Academy presents four very talented bands at SPOT Festival. The four bands are made up of students from the pop/rock programmes and provides a good insight into the overall talent at the academy.

    All four bands are playing on Saturday 3 May at the Foyer Stage at Concert Hall Aarhus:...
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  • Scientific media storm

    28th of April 2014 · tags:

    A real media storm has arisen in the wake of an article by research professor at the Academy Peter Vuust and postdoctoral student Maria Witek. The article was published 16 April at the...
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  • 4 stars for cello professor

    25th of April 2014 · tags:

    Prof. Henrik Brendstrup have received 4 stars in Jyllands-Posten today, friday, for his new CD with music by Danish composer Anders Nordentoft. The reviewer writes, the portray album is "a display of vibrant sound originality and tempered vulnerability".

    The new CD "Light Imprisoned"...
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  • New opportunities for music education

    24th of April 2014 · tags:

    The Academy is a partner at SPOT Festival 2014. For instance by co-organizing a conference Friday 2 May on new opportunities for music education in schools, clubs, colleges, etc. The conference looks at music's unique opportunities to establish learning environments across institutional...
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  • Academy musicians at jazz exhibition in Bremen

    23rd of April 2014 · tags:

    During four days international jazz fair in Bremen from 24 to 27 April, 100 Danish musicians will play concerts and showcases in eight different venues around the city. Here it is possible to experience a wide range of Danish jazz, from big bands to jam sessions in the late night hours.

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  • Singing Teacher with app of the month

    23rd of April 2014 · tags:

    Scale Coach is App of the Month in the Musician Magazine. The new app helps to play and sing in tune. Read more here; and view the Musician Magazine Read more

  • New CD with Academy lecturer

    22nd of April 2014 · tags:

    Today Associate Professor Torben Bjørnskov (bass) publishes a brand new CD with Pojken Flensborg (piano), Espen Laub von Lillienskjold (drums) and Stan Sulzmann (sax). For many years Sulzmann has been a key figure on the European jazz scene. The CD called "Roots" is published on Long Life...
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  • Debut concert in DR p2

    11th of April 2014 · tags:

    Tomorrow Saturday in DR P2 you can meet pianist Marie Esphai, who made her debut concert from the soloist class in November 2013. She plays Rakhmaninovs Etude-tableaux from approx. 9:15 pm., after the evenings opera broadcast.

  • Academy students at DR P2 competition

    9th of April 2014 · tags:

    Several current and former students from the Academy have been selected for the DR P2 Chamber Music Competition for Young Musicians. The preliminary rounds begins on 14 April.

    The two Academy guitarist Mikkel Egelund and Simon Wildau are participating as the guitar duo Read more

  • The Academy host at Scandinavian Saxophone Festival

    8th of April 2014 · tags:

    At the 6th Scandinavian Saxophone Festival on 13 to 17 April the Academy will be housing 55 festival participants from Scandinavia, Finland, the UK, Poland and the Netherlands during their stay in Aarhus, playing chamber...
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  • New CD with Academy lectures

    7th of April 2014 · tags:

    Associate Professors Claus Olesen (saxophone) and Henrik Larsen (percussion) are playing together in Duo Kapow!. The duo has just released a new CD on the national record label Dacapo Records. The CD Read more

  • Lecturer to Rome

    4th of April 2014 · tags:

    Ass.professor in piano Thomas Tronhjem is invited by the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome to give two concerts with one of the conservatorys piano professors. They will play pices for four hands together. The concerts are held in an old theater which is also a concert venue and in the ballroom...
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  • Course-export to France

    4th of April 2014 · tags:

    The Academy has partnered with an organization in France for a number of inspiration courses in Rhythmic Choir Conducting. The courses are for music teachers, who should have extended their knowledge and skills in rhythmic singing and choir conducting.

    The first two courses were held in...
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  • Host at international conference in Aalborg

    3rd of April 2014 · tags:

    The Academy is hosting the first international conference on band teaching. From 8 to 10 April 22 teachers from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Cyprus and Denmark will gather at the Academy's department in Aalborg. Here they will learn from each other's experiences through...
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  • 1 price for guitar student

    2nd of April 2014 · tags:

    This weekend Jacob Bangsø won the 1. award at "Le Concours international de guitare" in Antony, France. In the final round, 29 March, he also won the audience's enthusiasm and received further the Audience Award. The price is a larger sum of money and a guitar by Japanese Masaki Sakurai...
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  • Student at pre concert talk

    2nd of April 2014 · tags:

    Lasse D. Hansen is studying music theory at the Academy and will share his knowledge at the pre concert talk Thursday evening 3 April, before the concert with Aarhus Symphony in the Concert Hall Aarhus. Here he talks about the main work at the concert, the Finnish composer Kalevi Aho's Clarinet...
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  • Great review of new CD

    1st of April 2014 · tags:

    Trumpeter and teacher at the Academy Jacob Buchanan has just received a great review of his new CD "Some People and Some Places". The review can be read in the web edition of the internationally acclaimed jazz magazine All About Jazz. It begins this way:

    "Danish trumpeter Jakob Buchanan...
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  • Students at children's concert

    1st of April 2014 · tags:

    On Sunday there is a large children's music event in the new House of Music in Aalborg, a musical playground with a lot of music activities around the house. Several Academy students are involved in the activities, including vocal student Nanna Glifberg, who makes a story telling concert "The...
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  • Seminar on entrepreneurially thinking

    31st of March 2014 · tags:

    3 and 4 April the Academy is hosting a two-day international seminar on entrepreneurially thinking in the world of art. There is a growing need that artist and all who work in the art world are aware of the importance of acting entrepreneurially - such as setting the agenda for the visibility of...
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  • Lectures in the Jazz Parliament

    31st of March 2014 · tags:

    Two Academy lectures takes seat in the “Jazz Parliament”, which together with Jazz Denmark and Promus takes the pulse of the Jazz community and asks to jazz's current challenges. The discussion will include questions like: Does it require special conditions to hear jazz? Is the jazz...
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  • Grobund anniversary

    28th of March 2014 · tags:

    Two former students at the Academy, Jens Munch and Casper Quorning, once made a study in Education Theory called Værestedet Grobund (A place for growth). From this study the project Grobund Band Academy took form. This is a place for young people to get help from professionals playing in a...
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  • Singing Teacher competing with TV host

    26th of March 2014 · tags:

    Yesterday, Tuesday, singing teacher at the Academy Hans Toft-Olsen was invited to present his  new app “ScalaCoach” at TV2 Østjylland. Here he demonstrated how the new app can help...
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  • Free music download and stories by student

    25th of March 2014 · tags:

    In early March soloist class student Jens Mikkel Madsen, bass, released his debut LP "Lift me up, so I can reach" with the band "I Think You're Awesome". The LP is accompanied by a website where you for free can download the music. In addition the website contains the tiny, sweet story behind...
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  • Warming up for the inauguration of new House of Music in Aalborg

    24th of March 2014 · tags:

    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week Academy students in Aalborg are warming up to the grand opening of the new House of Music in Northern Jutland. The Queen will be present at the official inauguration on Saturday 29 March. The warm up consists of a series of Bandleader Concerts, which runs...
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  • Ass. Prof. in cross-genre meeting

    20th of March 2014 · tags:

    Jazz saxophone player and assistant professor at the Academy, Christian Vuust, has together with violinist at Aarhus Symphony Orchestra Birgitte Bærentzen Pihl initiated a new project including two poets, a jazz trio and a string trio.

    The project "Ordklang" is a performance that...
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  • Beautiful reception of debut album

    20th of March 2014 · tags:

    On 5 March song student at the Academy in Aalborg, Bjarke Kirk, published his debut album " Lever hvor vi bor " - with his own songs, which focuses on the life outside Copenhagen.

    The new album has been very well received in both Nordjyske Stiftstidende and in Gaffa. Stiftstidende calls...
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  • Academy trio at European jazz competition

    19th of March 2014 · tags:

    The jazz trio Elliott consists of trumpet student Jacob Sørensen, soloist student Jens Mikkel Madsen on bass and guitarist Alex Jönsson, graduate from 2013. Elliott was in December selected for the final at the prestigious competition “European Young Artists Jazz Award”...
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  • Trombone students to Baltikum

    19th of March 2014 · tags:

    The classical trombone students at the Academy have just been in...
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  • Song Student arranges theater concert

    18th of March 2014 · tags:

    Julie Ben Semmane is a vocal student at the GLOMAS programme. She is also running the small alternative music theater "... with a twist of lemon", developing the traditional concert form and creating performances that blends music with small abstract narratives.

    On 21 March the group...
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  • Debut in DR P2

    18th of March 2014 · tags:

    Once again, there is an excerpt in DR Radio P2 from Maria Eshpai's debut concert in November last year. This time she plays Rachmaninoffs Etude-tableaux op. 39, which can be heard today, Tuesday 18 March from approx. pm. 9:00 at P2.

  • Release campaign on wheels

    17th of March 2014 · tags:

    In April song and piano student at the Academy in Aalborg, Gregers Mogstad, releases a new EP: "Friday Vibes". From Friday 21 March and another five Fridays he presents the new album in a rather unconventional way: He's playing the new songs live in an environment where you do not normally...
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  • Students at the Student Music Award

    14th of March 2014 · tags:

    Three bands, each with three students from the Academy, has been nominated for the Student Music Award 2014 in Aarhus. The three bands are: Astronaut, Farewell Carousel and Maria Malmö. Anyone can vote for their favorite band via this Read more

  • Prof. Vuust in Radio 24syv

    12th of March 2014 · tags:

    Last Sunday 9 March Research Professor Peter Vuust was guest at Radio 24syv's Culture Programme AK 24syv. He told about his participation in the development of a new scanning method for decoding brain activity...
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  • Vocal Teacher in newspaper

    11th of March 2014 · tags:

    Today Tuesday JP Aarhus brings an interview with vocal teacher at the Academy Hans Toft-Olsen. The occasion is the new app that Toft-Olsen launched in December last year: "ScaleCoach". The app helps the user...
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  • Visit from Texas

    10th of March 2014 · tags:

    In this week the trombone class at the Academy will be visited by Dr . Nathaniel Brickens from the University of Texas, Austin, and 19 of his trombone students. Monday and Tuesday the Danish and American students are gathered in Aarhus for teaching and masterclass with Dr. Brickens and Prof....
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  • Academy composers to the capital

    7th of March 2014 · tags:

    Students from the composer environment at the Academy are on their way to Copenhagen to give the audience there an insight into what is happening in the capital of Jutland. At a concert in LiteraturHaus at Nørrebro March 12 they will perform both brand new works and oldies but...
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  • Prof. Vuust in “Musikeren”

    6th of March 2014 · tags:

    In the new edition of “Musikeren” there are two articles with Research Professor Peter Vuust from the Academy. The first article deals with the brain's ability to learn music, especially at an early age. The second deals with musicality as a part of human nature, with roots dating...
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  • Rotary award for academy organ player

    4th of March 2014 · tags:

    Organ Student Lára Bryndis Eggertsdóttir comes from Iceland and has since 2008 studied at the Academy in Aarhus. In January, she was awarded the Music Prize of DKK 40,000 from Rotary Island by a big gala concert in Reykjavik. In the last issue of the magazine Rotary Norden there is...
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  • Open masterclass with star soprano

    4th of March 2014 · tags:

    Internationally acclaimed Danish soprano Henriette Bonde-Hansen holds an open master class at the Academy in Aarhus Monday and Tuesday 10 and 11 March. The public is free to visit the master class in room 220 at 10 am to 5 pm. The students will work with Bonde-Hansen's core repertoire: Italian...
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  • Visit from Bhutan

    3rd of March 2014 · tags:

    The Academy gets a unique visit from the tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan. The country has a rich and ancient culture which the kingdom does much to maintain. The former royal court singer Lhamo Dukpa and her band, which enjoys great local popularity, will visit the Academy. Dukpa vill provide...
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  • Debut concert in DR P2

    28th of February 2014 · tags:

    Pianist Maria Eshphai made her debut from the Academys soloist class in November last year. Tonight, Friday, DR Radio P2 brings an excerpt from the debut concert as a prelude to Friday's P2 concert from approx. pm. 8.20. Eshphai plays a.o. music by Carl Nielsen.

  • New album from saxophone lecturer

    25th of February 2014 · tags:

    In 2013 Ass. Prof. Christian Vuust for two months moved to the capital of jazz, New York. He practiced in the parks, composed, performed and gained inspiration. At the end he went to a studio with some of his favorite musicians. Monday 3 March Vuust presents the result: "Urban Hymns".

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  • Academy songwriter in newspaper

    24th of February 2014 · tags:

    Singer and songwriter Bjarke Kirk is a student at the IM program at the Academy’s department in Aalborg. Yesterday, Sunday, he was portrayed in a big article in Nordjyske Stiftstidende on the occasion of his debut...
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  • Beethoven cello-marathon

    22nd of February 2014 · tags:

    Ten cello and piano students from the Academy offers a little Beethoven marathon by playing Beethoven’s total of five cello sonatas during two afternoon concerts in the Concert Hall Aarhus on Saturday 1 March. Together, the five sonatas are one of the cornerstones of the classical chamber...
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  • Academy composer contributes to "Last Concert"

    21st of February 2014 · tags:

    The popular and widely acclaimed band Efterklang will play their farewell concert on Wednesday 26 February along with South Jutland Symphony Orchestra in Sønderborg. For the occasion Efterklang has invited five composers to write orchestral arrangements of their songs. Among them is...
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  • Ass. Prof. in Nordjyske Stiftstidende

    21st of February 2014 · tags:

    Some days ago Aarhus Stiftstidende wrote about Associate Professor in jazzguitar Jens Christian Kwella in connection with his new project on silent protest through swing music and cabaret music during the...
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  • Academy research attracts attention

    20th of February 2014 · tags:

    Research Professor Peter Vuust has been widely referred to in various media in connection with the recent publication of new scanning options within the field of brain research. Read more here. The news...
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  • Girls in pop and jazz music

    20th of February 2014 · tags:

    Students from the Academy in both Aarhus and Aalborg has recently taught on a new project, which aims to address the imbalance between the sexes in pop and jazz music. In collaboration with Aarhus School of Music and Aalborg Culture School, three students from Aarhus and two students from...
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  • Big grant

    20th of February 2014 · tags:

    Horn player Berit Sørensen made her debut from the Academy in October 2013. Now she has received a grant of DKK 60,000 from the Léonie Sonning Music Foundation. The scholarship will be used for further studies in Chicago, Frankfurt and Helsinki.

    Berit Sørensen has...
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  • Great review of piano lecturer

    19th of February 2014 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. Thomas Tronhjem has over the years released a number of acclaimed CDs , often with Danish music from the decades around 1800. The latest CD was released in 2013 and was the third in a series of piano works by Otto Conrad Zinck (1746-1832), and also with works by Claus Nielsen Schall...
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  • Visit by a remarkable Canadian musician

    18th of February 2014 · tags:

    The Canadian singer and musician Ingried Boussaroque is wide-ranging. She accompanies herself on a number of traditional instruments such as harp, ney flute and mandolin and she presents a repertoire spanning Celtic, Sephardic, Icelandic, Arabic and gypsy music.

    Ingried Boussaroque is...
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  • Ass. Professor playing in TV church

    18th of February 2014 · tags:

    Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen is known as saxophone player and leader of a.o. the Academy's big band. In addition to big band music, he has a keen interest in Middle Eastern music. Together with an ut-player Chappe played in the “DR Church” at the service on DR K...
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  • Ass. Prof. in Aarhus Stiftstidende

    18th of February 2014 · tags:

    Great article with associate professor in rhythmic guitar Jens Christian Kwella in Aarhus Stiftstidende yesterday. Here Kwella tells about his new project, in which he presents the silent protest during the occupation delivered by swing music and the music of the revue.

    See the article...
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  • New CD with guitar lecturer

    16th of February 2014 · tags:

    Associate professor of guitar and ensemble playing at the Academy Jens Christian Kwella releases a new CD with his band TangoJazz: "Milonga Triste". The band consists of jazz trio Kwella/Friis/Bisgaard and the Danish-Argentine saxophone player Florian Navarro. The new album will be presented at...
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  • Debut concert in DR P2

    12th of February 2014 · tags:

    Thursday 13 February horn player Berit Sørensen can be heard on DR P2 from approx. pm. 19.20. Berit Sørensen made her debut from the Academy in October 2013. This evening DR P2 will broadcast an excerpt from her debut concert.

  • Research Professor in the media

    8th of February 2014 · tags:

    Research Professor Peter Vuust from the Academy has participated in developing a new method to decode brain activity while listening to music. After the Danish publication recently Peter Vuust has been...
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  • Elite researcher at the Academy

    7th of February 2014 · tags:

    PhD student Niels Christian Hansen received yesterday Thursday the prestigious Elite Research Travel Grant from the Ministry of Education and Research. The grant was presented by the Minister Sofie Carsten Nielsen and Crown Princess Mary at the Elite Research Conference at Glyptoteket in...
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  • Music Reviewers Award to Academy student

    7th of February 2014 · tags:

    Soloist Class Student at the Academy, bass-baritone Simon Duus, receives the Music Reviewers Award in 2014 at a concert in Tivoli Concert Hall in June. The price is counted among musicians for very prestigious as it is awarded by the Association of Danish Classical Music Reviewers.

    In a...
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  • Academy singer at Danish Vibes in Hamburg

    6th of February 2014 · tags:

    Song student Live Foyn Friis and her trio has been selected as one of four bands which JazzDanmark and World Music Denmark will present at this year's "Danish Vibes" in...
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  • Academy as partner in EU project

    5th of February 2014 · tags:

    The Academy participates in an extensive EU project called: LEO sings! Through workshops and exchange of experience the project focuses on diversity of singing practices in Europe.

    Just today Professor in Rhythmic Choir Conducting at the Academy, Jim Daus Hjernøe, arrives at...
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  • 3 Academy composers at Young Nordic Music Festival

    4th of February 2014 · tags:

    A total of seven Danish composers under 30 are selected to represent Denmark at the upcoming UNM festival in Malmö 26-30 August. Three of the selected composers are students at the Academy: Allan Gravgaard Madsen, Kaj Duncan David and Jens Peter Møller.

    UNM - Young Nordic...
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  • Students at school concert tour

    4th of February 2014 · tags:

    Live Music in Schools (LMS) again invites students from the Academy to compete for a place in the program for LMS' school concerts. The winner is guaranteed a number of school concerts in the next school year.

    "The Academy is full with young talent and quirky ideas that we would like to...
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  • Predicting music listening

    3rd of February 2014 · tags:

    Research Professor Peter Vuust, together with colleagues from Aarhus and Helsinki, helped to develop a new method to decode brain activity while listening to music. What is new is that we are now able to scan trial subjects continuously while they listen to real music. So far it has only been...
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  • Debut in DR P2

    3rd of February 2014 · tags:

    Tonight listeners at DR P2 can hear flutist Ninna Romer Andersen playing music by a.o. Dutilleux and Fauré. Romer Andersen made her debut from the Academy in April 2013. It is a recording from her debut concert that will be broadcasted in DR P2 tonight from approx. 19.20 pm.

  • Students selected for Young Jazz 2014

    31st of January 2014 · tags:

    Two bands with Academy students are selected for the quarter-finals at the annual Young Jazz Competition where young talented jazz musicians get to try their hand at some of the country's leading jazz scenes. The two Academy bands Frigga...
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  • Release concert Thursday afternoon

    30th of January 2014 · tags:

    This afternoon at 5 pm. there is release concert with Kasper Staub Trio at the café "Stardust" in Klostergade 58 in Aarhus. Staub is studying rhythmic piano at the Academy, and also the bassist of the trio, Jens Mikkel Madsen, is an Academy student.

    The new album "Havneplade" is...
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  • e-learning across continents

    29th of January 2014 · tags:

    During these years the Academy collects important experience with long-distance e-learning. Already in the fall of 2012 associate professor Jens Christian Kwella completed a guitar course in collaboration with two colleagues from respectively University of South Africa and North Carolina Central...
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  • Singer wins soloist competition

    28th of January 2014 · tags:

    Monday the Academy arranged a soloist competition, where a large number of students posed for a contest about which of them should be allowed to appear as soloist with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra this summer. The competition was won by bass baritone Simon Duus studying in the soloist class by...
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  • Debut Concert in DR P2

    25th of January 2014 · tags:

    Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 January will it again be possible to listen to excerpts from a debut concert at the Academy in national radio, P2. Russian-born pianist Maria Eshpai made her debut from the Academy 15 November 2013. At the occasion she played a.o. Carl Nielsen and Rachmaninov, which can...
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  • New Jefsen CD with Academy musicians

    24th of January 2014 · tags:

    Danish veteran jazz bass player Jens Jefsen today Friday will release a new CD with pieces of his own. Jefsen has invited several Academy musicians to tribute to the CD. Ass. Professor and guitar player Uffe Steen and vocal student Live Foyn Friis are involved in some of the tracks, and also...
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  • Open soloist competition 27 January

    24th of January 2014 · tags:

    Monday 27 January students from the Academy will compete for the right to appear as soloist in a concert with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra in June.

    The contest runs from 16 pm. in Concert Hall Aarhus. The public is welcome to attend the contest. Read more Read more

  • Students in DR competition

    23rd of January 2014 · tags:

    Several current and former students at the Academy will participate in the DR P2 Chamber Music Competition in April.

    Guitar students Mikkel Egelund and Simon Wildau will participate as guitar duo Duo Psallein. And piano trio Trio Colore consists of pianist Xenia Kandel Frederiksen and...
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  • Lecturer nominated for P2 Prize

    22nd of January 2014 · tags:

    Ass. Professor Thomas Jensen (flute) are among the nominees for the DR P2 Prize, which is awarded by a major gala concert in DR Byen in Kopenhagen 7 February and broadcastet at both radio and television.

    Thomas Jensen is nominated in the category "Danish CD of the Year". He participates...
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  • Prof. Brendstrup on Abbado in DR P2

    20th of January 2014 · tags:

    Earlier today world famous Italian conductor Claudio Abbado died, 80 years old. Abbado was one of the greatest conductors of the last five decades, including several years as head of the Berlin Philharmonic.

    DR P2 marks the death several times during the day. Among other things DR P2...
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  • Professor comments the pill for perfect pitch

    17th of January 2014 · tags:

    Research Professor at the Academy Peter Vuust has (again) been on TV, this time in connection with the news of a pill for epilepsy which reportedly also can provide adults with perfect pitch. That is not quite...
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  • Student bands at Music Aarhus Festival

    14th of January 2014 · tags:

    Four bands associated with the Academy plays at Aarhus Music Festival, which runs from 16 to 25 January. At the festival four of the city's concert venues present new rhythmic music with upcoming talents. Among them are the groups Kadie Elder, Ladylion, NovemberDecember (Atlas, 22 January), and...
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  • Examination concert at new programme

    14th of January 2014 · tags:

    On Thursday 19:30 pm Bo Asger Kristensen will conduct a large group of fellow students at a concert in Helligåndskirken in Aarhus, wich also will be his exam in the subject "Ensemble conducting". Bo Asger Kristensen is thus the first student taking exams in the new graduate programme in...
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  • Students playing with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra

    13th of January 2014 · tags:

    Thursday 16 January six Academy students will play together with the professionals at a concert with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra in Aalborghallen. The concert will be a challenge for the students, especially Igor Stravinsky's "Petrusjka", which is very difficult to play.

    The Academy...
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  • New concert folder

    13th of January 2014 · tags:

    The folder with concerts during the spring in both Aarhus and Aalborg is now available. The folder can be read (in Danish) as e-folder here, it can be downloaded as a pdf Read more

  • Debut concert in DR P2

    10th of January 2014 · tags:

    In October horn player Berit Sørensen made her debut from the Academy with pieces by Schumann, Strauss and Hugo Alfven. Parts of the debut concert can now be heard in DR P2, Monday 13 January from 7:20 p.m. By this occasion Berit Sorensen will be in extraordinarily good company: The debut...
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  • Newspaper article on Musikkens Hus in Aalborg

    10th of January 2014 · tags:

    Thursday 10 January Nordjyske Tidende brought a big article with many photos from Musikkens Hus in Aalborg, which will have its official opening on Saturday 29 March. The opening program extends over a total of 13 days. (The article is not available online. Read more about the opening Read more

  • Excellent review for Academy candidate

    9th of January 2014 · tags:

    Last summer guitarist Alex Jønsson graduated from the Academy. His debut album The Lost Moose has just received five out of six stars in Berlingske Tidende and is described as the most fascinating album in a summarized review of six new CDs with jazz guitarists, including veterans like...
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  • Student in the jury

    9th of January 2014 · tags:

    The Final concert of the competition 'New Jazz Star of the year' will take place on Friday 10 January in DR Byen. The concert is the culmination of a nationwide competition to identify the most promising and talented young jazz composers on the Danish music scene right now.

    Last year the...
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  • Professor in Tonight’s Show

    8th of January 2014 · tags:

    Last Monday Research Professor Peter Vuust was guest at Tonight’s Show on DR1 because of the new X Factor season. Along with song pedagogue Cathrine Sadolin he had to deal with the many hopeless performers in the program. Vuust could tell that only 5% of the population is decidedly tone...
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  • The piano as a loud speaker

    8th of January 2014 · tags:

    On Wednesday 15 January Norwegian soprano Kristin Norderval will give a performance at “Ambassaden” in Aarhus. The performance will include excerpts from the CD 'Aural Histories', which recently received great publicity by one of New York's leading music writers. At the concert, she...
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  • Among the year's best

    7th of January 2014 · tags:

    In April 2013 the acclaimed jazz website All About Jazz brought a great review of the CD “On the Road to Damascus” with the big band Blood, Sweat, Drumm + Bass, with ass. Prof. Jens Christian "Chappe"...
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  • Newspaper interview with lecturer

    7th of January 2014 · tags:

    Yesterday Jyllands Posten published a big interview with the Academys new lecturer in composition, composer Niels Rønsholdt. The immediate reason is that Rønsholdt just joined the new Project...
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  • New Year's Concert with soloist students

    6th of January 2014 · tags:

    Soprano Iben Silberg and baritone Simon Duus is participating in "Opera at the Border" giving New Year’s concert in Aabenraa on Sunday 12 January. Both are students by ass. Prof. Bodil Øland in the soloist class at the Academy. By the Concert there are extracts from among others The...
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  • Christmas music with PhD student

    6th of January 2014 · tags:

    Using a small, multi-colored electronic toy piano Ph.D. student Niels Christian Hansen told about Christmas music in half an hour at the radio program "Karen's Christmas" on Radio24syv Christmas Eve morning, 24 December. He told a.o. why music creates certain expectations and feelings within us....
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  • Christmas concert in TV2

    21st of December 2013 · tags:

    As always there was crowded with audiences in the corridors and on the floor in Aarhus Cathedral, as the Academy on Friday gave its traditional Christmas concert with brass and strings, choir, organ, and soloists.

    This year, the rest of Jutland also could get a little taste of the...
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  • Master project on DVD

    20th of December 2013 · tags:

    In June trombone student Valentin Guérin graduate as a master from the Academy with a video documentation of a spectacular musical show, which he during the past four years has run together with his brother and his mother on trumpet and piano. The show provides a hilarious introduction to...
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  • PhD about Christmas music at Radio 24syv

    20th of December 2013 · tags:

    In the morning the 24 December PhD student Niels Christian Hansen entertains on Radio 24syv about Christmas music. He tells about musical expectation mechanisms and how Christmas music is different from other music. It happens in the program "Karen's Christmas" between 8 and 9 a.m. After the...
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  • Why music affects us

    19th of December 2013 · tags:

    PhD student Niels Christian Hansen has just published an article in the anthology "Histories and Narratives of Music Analysis", published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The article is about how to analyze a piece of music by using music psychology theories about which mechanisms that cause...
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  • New app helps to sing and play in tune

    18th of December 2013 · tags:

    Singing teacher at the Academy Hans Toft-Olsen has just launched a new app at App Store. The app helps the user to play or sing in tune and is aimed at all levels and ages. Using the app can a.o. train the ability to proper intonation.

    Toft-Olsen calls the new app "Scale Coach" and sees...
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  • TV reportage with very young conductor

    17th of December 2013 · tags:

    TV2 Østjylland two days ago brought a reportage with a 14 year old school boy who was in a week's work experience by Associate Professor Carsten Seyer Hansen. Seyer Hansen teaches choir conducting at the Academy and is also conductor of the professional chamber choir Concert Clemens and...
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  • Debut concert in DR P2

    16th of December 2013 · tags:

    On 8 October horn player Berit Sørensen made her debut from the Academy’s soloist class. Now you can hear an excerpt from the debut concert on national radio, DR P2, Friday 20 December between 19:20 pm. And 20.00 pm.

    Berit Sørensen studied a.o. in Chicago and was a...
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  • Docu-film on music project in schools

    16th of December 2013 · tags:

    Seven classical Academy students have completed a music project at three schools in Northern Jutland, which aimed to integrate music in ordinary class work in public schools, from Danish to English and geography. The project is inspired by the political debate about the full-day school.

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  • Inside the composers brain

    11th of December 2013 · tags:

    Composition teacher at the Academy Simon Steen-Andersen is one of three composers contributing to a new documentary about the compositional process: How does a piece appear in the mind of a composer, and what ideas does the composer get along the way?

    The documentary is premiered at...
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  • The Academy engaged in music manifesto

    11th of December 2013 · tags:

    Head of Development at the Academy Astrid Elbek attended the conference "Can we do better?" in November, organized by the National Arts Councils Music Committee. At the conference 40 selected players from the Danish music scene were invited.

    The conference resulted in the formulation of...
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  • Composers Christmas

    10th of December 2013 · tags:


    Follow the upload of a new video every day until 24 December on Facebook by the composition department.

  • New information folder

    9th of December 2013 · tags:

    The Academy has just released a new information folder which briefly tells about the Academy and the great facilities. The folder is in English only and contains QR codes with links to the website.

    The folder is available in both a printed version and a web version. Read the web version...
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  • Great grant to Academy-composer

    6th of December 2013 · tags:

    Composition student Allan Gravgaard Madsen was among the five recipients when the Danish Composers' Society yesterday awarded a grant to a number of talented composers. The grant of about 50.000 DKKR was donated in celebration of the Society’s 100th anniversary.

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  • Vocal groups at Skråen

    5th of December 2013 · tags:

    The two internationally acclaimed vocal groups Vox11 and Postyr Project provides a blast of a joint concert at Skråen in Aalborg on Monday 9 December. Also the rhythmic...
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  • World Music awards

    5th of December 2013 · tags:

    Last week the Danish world scene celebrated Danish Music Awards World at Copenhagen Jazz House. Several of the winners at this year's awards has a recent history at the Academy.

    Trumpet player Emil Jensen won the award Best World Composer along with the three other musicians in the band...
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  • Student portraits in Appetize

    5th of December 2013 · tags:

    In the new issue of the magazine Appetize there are two large portraits of two Academy-students from Aalborg in the magazine's series "Stars in the making." These are the guitarist and songwriter Rikke Mølbæk Thomsen (aka R. Noor) and singer and laptop musician Anne Sofie Bak...
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  • German sound artist in Aarhus

    4th of December 2013 · tags:

    In his sound installations and live performances, Florian Hecker deals with electroacoustic music as well as other, non-musical disciplines. He dramatizes space, time and self-perception by isolating specific auditory events, thus stretching the boundaries of their materialization.

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  • Cooperation Concert

    4th of December 2013 · tags:

    The flute concerto 9 December in the Chamber Music Hall in Aarhus is a collaborative concert with the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Odense. Students from both academies are involved in large and small ensembles playing music by e.g. Bach and Kuhlau.

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  • Student publish debut CD

    3rd of December 2013 · tags:

    Lasse Sandkamm is bachelor student at the Academy in Aalborg with rhythmic guitar and ensemble leadership as major subjects. Thursday 28 November he released his debut CD: Entrance.

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  • Final concert i DR P2

    29th of November 2013 · tags:

    The flautist Ninna Rømer Andersen made her debut from the soloist class at the Academy in April. At the concert she played Bach, Prokofiev and Dutilleux a.o.

    On Monday 2 December DR P2 sends a recording of the debut concert. The concert recording is sent from approx. pm. 19.20.

  • Two judges from DJM

    28th of November 2013 · tags:

    A teacher and a student from the Academy is part of the judging panel at the Youngsters Playing Classic-final on Sunday 1 December. The competition is held by the Conciliation of Music Schools in Region Midtjylland in collaboration with the Academy and Concert Hall Aarhus. Read Read more

  • DIEM coordinator in newspaper

    27th of November 2013 · tags:

    Ahead of the DIEM concert Wednesday in Aarhus with Natascha Barrett DIEM coordinator Morten Riis is interviewed by JP Aarhus 25 November. At the concert there are no musicians but only loud speakers on the stage. Riis says: "It's about focusing on the music and not - as otherwise tended to - how...
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  • Two students and an experienced musician

    27th of November 2013 · tags:

    Two Academy students, saxophonist Cesar Joaniquet and drummer Daniel Sommer, has teamed up with a very experienced musician in Nordic jazz, bassplayer Jens Jefsen, for a concert on Thursday 28 November in the Chamber Music Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. The concert begins at 20 h and admission is...
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  • Visit by female percussion trio

    26th of November 2013 · tags:

    After a tour to Brussels and Amsterdam the Norwegian percussion trio Pinquins arrives at Aarhus Sunday 1 December. They play contemporary music by Scandinavian and Australian composers, several of the works are written directly for the...
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  • Harby price for cello debutant

    26th of November 2013 · tags:

    In June the Taiwanese / Austrian cellist Chiao-Hui Hwang made her debut from the soloist class at the Academy, where she studied by Professor Henry Brendstrup. On Saturday 30 November Hwang will receive the major travel grant of DKK 250,000 from Harby Foundation.

    The ceremony takes place...
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  • Cello Professor at Late Night Concert

    25th of November 2013 · tags:

    Cello professor Henrik Brendstrup from the Academy is soloist at the Late Night Concert in Concert Hall Aarhus on Thursday 28 November at 21.45. He plays the cello part in the contemporary...
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  • Additional composition teacher

    19th of November 2013 · tags:

    The Academys composition teacher Simon Steen-Andersen is one of his generation's most internationally demanded composers. In order to relieve him and to try out a new two-teacher system the Academy has now engaged composer Niels Rønsholdt as additional composition teacher. The composer...
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  • Full-page in Politiken about Rhythmic Concert Café

    18th of November 2013 · tags:

    Friday the 15 November the "In Town" supplement in Politiken brought a large full-page report from the Concert Café in Aarhus 5 November in Rhythmic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. The newspaper lively and in-depth told about the concert and about the concept behind this Café concerts....
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  • Clinic for musician health

    18th of November 2013 · tags:

    In the summer of 2013 the new Clinic for Musicians' Health began its work at the University Hospital in Odense. This is the first clinic of its kind in the North. Here the focus is on the unique working conditions musicians works under such as high sound levels and many similar movements.

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  • Academy teacher as orchestra manager

    17th of November 2013 · tags:

    Niels Bastrup, who teaches at the Academy in music theory and music history, has just been appointed new Head of Orchestra MidtVest. The orchestra consists a.o. of talented young pupils from MGK in Holstebro, supplemented by professional music teachers and assistants from the symphony orchestras...
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  • The Academy behind conference for trombone educators

    15th of November 2013 · tags:

    On Friday and Saturday 15-16 November the Academy is behind the first conference for trombone educators in Denmark. The conference is intended for educators at all levels of education and is being held at the Academy in Aarhus.

    The program focuses on trombone pedagogy, and there are...
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  • Reviewer stars for students

    15th of November 2013 · tags:

    Composition student Allan Gravgaard Madsen participated with a piece at the concert last week where the American Jack Quartet visited Aarhus. The concert collected five stars in Aarhus Stiftstidende. All pieces at the programme were mentioned favorably. (Aarhus Stiftstidende 10 Nov.)

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  • Organist at film festival

    13th of November 2013 · tags:

    The movie “Tangentspilleren” (The Keyboardplayer) with organist Kristian Marius Andersen has been selected for Aarhus Film Festival. Kristian Marius Andersen made his debut from the Academy with highest honors in...
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  • Guitarists in the press

    12th of November 2013 · tags:

    It has drawn some attention that the two guitar students Mikkel Egelund Nielsen and Jacob Bangsø recently won great international awards in London and Seville. Today Tuesday Aarhus Stiftstidende tells...
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  • Interview with soloist student

    12th of November 2013 · tags:

    Not every day a soloist student appears in a newspaper following the debut concert. But actually this happened to Signe Bisgaard, the first soloist candidate with rhythmic composition as major subject, after her Read more

  • Star trombone player to Aarhus

    11th of November 2013 · tags:

    Michael Davis is one of the biggest names in the international world of the trombone. He has played with e.g. Frank Sinatra, the Rolling Stones and Boddy Rich and has over a 30 year career established himself as the absolute first call on Broadway in New York.

    Michael Davis is visiting...
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  • Five stars to Peter Vuust

    7th of November 2013 · tags:

    Research Professor Peter Vuust gets five out of six stars in a review in Fyns Stiftstidende of the new CD, September Song, with Veronica Mortensen and Peter Vuust Quartet. The reviewer writes a.o. that Vuust, who has written all the music, captures the mood of the lyrics very well.

  • RAMA contribution to Capital of Culture

    5th of November 2013 · tags:

    The Academy has teamed up with Aarhus Symphony, the Danish National Opera and Concert Hall Aarhus to create an artistic laboratory where young talents from European countries are invited to Aarhus to attend a series of workshops up to the Capital of Culture year 2017. The result of the first...
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  • American star quartet plays music by student and teacher

    5th of November 2013 · tags:

    Composition student Allan Gravgaard Madsen and his teacher Simon Steen-Andersen will both get a string quartet performed by the acclaimed American JACK Quartet. The quartet is visiting Aarhus Young Composers on Saturday 9 November at a Read more

  • Great words about Academy singer

    2nd of November 2013 · tags:

    Bass baritone Simon Duus from the soloist class at RAMA stood side by side with Danish world artists like Steffen Milling and Morten Frank Larsen at the Verdi gala at Koncerthuset in Copenhagen 10 October.

    His performance was mentioned in very good words in a couple of newspapers....
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  • Academy lecturer participating in Gellerup project

    1st of November 2013 · tags:

    Emir Bosnjak teaches accordion at the Academy and has himself a Bosnian background. Along with three other musicians he will participate in a music project in the residential Gellerup in Aarhus from 2nd to 6th November. The project shall inspire collaboration between different musical...
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  • Academy soprano in a new symphonic concept

    31st of October 2013 · tags:

    The soprano Iben Silberg is on stage the 6th November in Symphonic Hall when Aarhus Symphony starts a brand new series "Symfomagica concerts” that combine music with...
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  • Project week concerts - from Denmark to Riga

    31st of October 2013 · tags:

    Friday 1 November is the big project week concert day. Concerts in Aarhus and Aalborg will close an extensive tour-week with several of the rhythmic study-lines: RMB in Rhythmic Hall, Aarhus, Read more

  • New CD between jazz and folk

    30th of October 2013 · tags:

    Associate Professor at the Academy Torben Bjørnskov is bass player in the orchestra Nordens Tone. The band has the last three years and by more than 100 concerts in the North explored the intersection between jazz, ballads and folk.
    1st November Nordic Tone releases a new CD,...
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  • Another mega-prize for guitar student

    29th of October 2013 · tags:

    Within 10 days two guitar students from the Academys soloist class wins two exceptionally great prices. First Jakob Bangsø won 2end price of the great Seville competition, Seville International Guitar...
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  • Soloist Competition won by trumpet student

    29th of October 2013 · tags:


    Monday 28 October the Academys internal soloist competition was held. The prize is in addition to an amount of DKK 10,000 two concerts as a soloist with Prinsens Musikkorps, 20 and 21 March 2014.

    The competition was won by trumpet student Boris Kertsman. 2end prize was won by...
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  • Five stars for Steen-Andersen

    28th of October 2013 · tags:

    Last Friday he got the prestigious Carl Nielsen Prize. And Sunday he got five out of six stars in a review in Politiken after the performance of his Black Box Music. The reviewer wrote: "Beside the fun of...
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  • Guitar Student wins big prize in Spain

    27th of October 2013 · tags:

    "Serenity and classic elegance define the style of this English guitarist, a style också kept in Rodrigo 's Fandango . That, like the rest of his program viste crisp lines and a Distinction in Phrasing truly captivating."

    Thus the press review after guitar student Jakob...
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  • Carl Nielsen Prize at Steen-Andersen

    26th of October 2013 · tags:

    The Academys composition teacher Simon Steen-Andersen yesterday Friday received the prestigious Carl Nielsen prize of DKK 600,000, named after Denmark's greatest composer. The award is given in recognition of a particularly great talent and an incentive for further work. The ceremony took place...
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  • Vokal ensemble with international succes

    25th of October 2013 · tags:

    Vokal-ensemble Postyr Project has close ties to the Academy. One of the five singers is still a student at the Academy, one is lecturer and several has recently left the Academy as candidates.

    In 2013 the group has been a on world tour and right now Postyr Project has great succes i...
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  • Chappe conducting Tonicav 2/11

    25th of October 2013 · tags:

    Associate Professor and big band leader Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen will conduct the legendary Concert Band from Aarhus TONICA at a free concert on 2 November at 15:00 in the Chamber Music Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus.

    At this concert the band members will share their love to old...
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  • Very young composers

    24th of October 2013 · tags:

    Four composer students from the Academy will in next week be coaching a bunch of very young composers in the art of writing new music from scratch. A bunch of students from Kolding Music School will in the days 31/10-1/11 experiment with their instruments under the expert guidance - and perhaps...
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  • Student warming up

    23rd of October 2013 · tags:

    Tonight Wednesday 23 October song and guitar student in Aalborg, Rikke Mølbæk Thomsen, aka R. Noor, will be warming up before the concert with Signe Svendsen at Skråen in Aalborg.

    Last Sunday Rikke Mølbæk warmed  up the audience in Aalborg before a...
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  • World class musicians visiting the Academy

    22nd of October 2013 · tags:

    Four world-class jazz musicians are visiting the Academy at a clinic on Sunday 27th October. The Danish star guitarist Jacob Bro will appear with three international jazz artists: Chris Cheek , Thomas Morgan and Jim Black ( saxophone , bass, drums).The quartet is currently touring in a.o....
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  • This year’s Jazz Name of Northern Jutland

    21st of October 2013 · tags:

    Pianist and song student at the Royal Academy of Music in Aalborg Gregers Løvendahl Mogstad was recently named This year’s Jazz Name of Northern Jutland. This is an honorary title awarded by Jazzy Days in Tversted together with the House in Aalborg and Danish Musicians...
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  • Open masterclass with Zapolski

    11th of October 2013 · tags:

    Alexandre Zapolski gives masterclass for the Academy's violin students Friday and Saturday the 18th and 19 October at the Academy of Music in Aarhus. The masterclass is open to the public – Friday 12:00 to 19:00, Saturday 9:00-16:00.

    Ukrainian-born Alexandre Zapolski has since the...
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  • Donation for graduation project

    10th of October 2013 · tags:

    Organ Student Anne Agerskov has just received kr. 5000 from SydbankFonden for a project related to her graduating from the Academy next year.

    In the spring 2014 Anne  Agerskov will give a concert series based on incidental music for solo organ to Goethe's "Faust". But the audience...
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  • The keyboard player on DVD

    8th of October 2013 · tags:

    The critically acclaimed film about the organist Kristian Marius Andersen is available on DVD and Blu-Ray from 15 October. Kristian Marius Andersen made his debut at the Royal Academy of Music in 2012.

    The film, which was premiered in February, was a success in the cinemas. It is a...
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  • Concerts in bunker

    3rd of October 2013 · tags:

    From Monday 7th and five days ahead it is possible to visit a number of unique concerts in a small, dome-shaped concert room with space for only 15 people at a time.

    DIEM (Danish Institute for Electronic Music) organizes a series of quite extraordinary concerts in the dome-shaped bunker...
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  • Student soloist with DR Symphony Orchestra

    3rd of October 2013 · tags:

    Normally students only opportunity to perform as soloists with professional ensembles are the annual cooperation projects between the Academy and the various orchestras. It is therefore something of a rarity that soloist student Simon Duus (bass baritone) has been invited as a soloist at DR...
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  • Fine review on jazz blog

    2nd of October 2013 · tags:

    The Jazz trio Elliott consists of the three Academy-students Jacob Sørensen (trumpet), Alex Jønsson (guitar) and Jens Mikkel Madsen (bass). They have for years played in a lot of different constellations, including with other students, for example in Foyn Trio! and in Kasper Staub...
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  • Professor in major and minor

    1st of October 2013 · tags:

    As a specialist in both music and brain research professor at the Royal Academy of Music Peter Vuust is a widely-used person in the media. Recently because of a new study that demonstrates that popular music from the Billboard-list over the last 50 years increasingly is written in minor keys. In...
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  • Great composers in small formats

    30th of September 2013 · tags:

    Great art can easily consist of smaller pieces! At the annual OPUS piano festival from 7th to 13th October in Aarhus current and former students of the Royal Academy of Music and from the Tjajkovskij Music Academy in Moscow will play concert every day with lots of preludes, etudes, nocturnes,...
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  • First concert with new Academy-ensemble

    30th of September 2013 · tags:

    The Royal Academy has a number of skilled windplayers and percussionists. So now the Academy has established "RAMA Symphonic Wind Band".

    The orchestra plays its first concert on Saturday 5 October at 17:00 in the Symphonic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. Here visitors can experience the new...
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  • Masterclass with Copenhagen Classic

    29th of September 2013 · tags:

    Members of the string sextet Copenhagen Classic will teach at a chamber music course for the strings at the Academy the 2th to 5th of October. During these four days mixed DJM's strings will crisscross and play a number of chamber works in different herds. Members of Copenhagen Classic will do...
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  • 4 stars in Gaffa

    27th of September 2013 · tags:

    Songwriter Student Greta Louise Schenk gets along with her band "Who is Louis" 4 stars in the October issue of Gaffa for her demo EP "Alive", which is also appointed Demo of the Month.

    The magazine writes: "Down where silence and space and the strong melodies is given room they are very...
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  • Students behind new radio programme

    26th of September 2013 · tags:

    Several current and earlier Academy-students are participating in the brand new radio-programme Cilius-Patruljen, which will be broadcasted for the first time in DR P2 on Sunday the 29th September, 18:03-19:20.

    Composition student Allan Gravgaard has participated at the development of...
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  • Professor working at network-based ensemble playing

    25th of September 2013 · tags:

    Trombone Professor Niels-Ole Bo Johansen these days is practicing for a concert on 1 October. His fellow musicians are placed respectively in Tromsø and Leipzig while Johansen is placed in The World Opera Lab in Business Park...
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  • Song student with new EP

    20th of September 2013 · tags:

    Song Student Camilla Würtz Bredahl has recently released an EP with her band: Rowbird. The music can be heard on both bandcamp.com and Facebook;...
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  • RAMA trumpeter winning prices

    19th of September 2013 · tags:

    Trumpet student Tom Poulson has won several awards at the international soloist competition in Dusseldorf, Aeolus. Poulson was the winner at the trumpet competition and he won the 2. price in the overall competition...
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  • World Name dropping by

    18th of September 2013 · tags:

    Latest news: This clinis is canceled because of illnes!

    One of the world's leading jazz musicians and educators, David Liebman, gives a clinic at the Academy Monday evening on 23 September. The items will be jazz and improvisation. All students at the Academy will have an opportunity to...
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  • Vocal teacher in “videnskab.dk”

    17th of September 2013 · tags:

    Shout something more for everyday - and thereby avoid losing your voice after a wild night with loud music that you screams along to. This is the advice from singing pedagogue and vocal teacher at the Academy, Hans Toft-Olsen, who has answered a question from the scientific magazine...
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  • Linkage between technology and learning

    16th of September 2013 · tags:

    Monday 23 September American author, speaker and entrepreneur Marc Prensky will visit the Academy. He lectures with debate about the link between technology and learning. Marc is one of the world's leading experts in this field.

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  • Lecture and concert with multi-artist

    15th of September 2013 · tags:

    Multi artist Konrad Korabiewski (1978) graduated in Electronic Composition from DIEM, Danish Institute for Electronic Music at the Acedmy. On Wednesday 18th September, he returns and holds a lecture at 14-16 about his artistic work. And Thursday evening you can experience Korabiewski at a Read more

  • Langspil - a glimpse of Iceland

    13th of September 2013 · tags:

    Hildur Heimisdottir wrote in 2012 her graduate project at the Academy on Icelandic folk instruments and got the highest grade. Since then she has been an active musician, both as a cellist and as a folk musician.

    Tuesday 17th September she will be visiting the Academy along with soprano...
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  • Choir teacher in Musikmagasinet

    12th of September 2013 · tags:

    In the latest issue of Musikmagasinet, published by the organisation Danish Amateur Music, DAM, there is an interview with ass. Prof. Søren Birch in connection with the new composition of his own: a work for brass quintet and brass band.

    Søren Birch teaches choir conducting...
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  • Children chooses music for children

    11th of September 2013 · tags:

    "Anna Spejlæg" and her music orchestra has today Wednesday won the competition to be the academy's contribution at the "Musik I tide"-festival in Næstved to October. More than 100 children from a variety of 4-classes in Aarhus was Wednesday morning visiting the concert to select the...
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  • Fascinating concerts in private homes

    11th of September 2013 · tags:

    "This is music that may seem a bit closed - but it opens up so many questions and so many curious details that I am wildly fascinated!" -  a concert guest tells  after a Concertini event in April 2013. Watch the video Read more

  • Duo concerts with teacher and students

    9th of September 2013 · tags:

    Across a wide range of Wednesdays during the fall pianist and associate Professor Søren Nørbo each time presents a new student in a duo concert. The concerts will be held at 19:00, either in the Chamber Music Hall or in “Falken” in the Concert Hall Aarhus. Admission is...
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  • Turid Nørlund wins Danish AKG-final

    9th of September 2013 · tags:

    Song lecturer Turid Nørlund has with the song "Lines In The Distance" won the Danish final in AKG's Global Rock Star Music Contest. She now competes worldwide with songs from 73 different countries, from Australia to Indonesia to Jordan, Brazil and the United States.

    The...
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  • New festival songs with students and professionals

    6th of September 2013 · tags:

    Three professional songwriters cooperates with a number of students from the Academy to produce a number of new songs, which is intended as an alternative to the journalistic coverage of the Aarhus Festival.

    The artists Nive Nielsen, Tobias Trier and Jacob Eriksen are the reporter team...
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  • Interview and new CD with Prof. Peter Vuust

    5th of September 2013 · tags:

    Research Professor Peter Vuust is releasing a new CD 8th September together with the jazz singer Veronica Mortensen.

    Vuust divides his working life between the Royal Academy of Music and the brain research group Music In the Brain at Aarhus University, which he is the leader of. Vuust is...
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  • Debut EP from first year student

    5th of September 2013 · tags:

    Cecilie Sadolin is 1st year student in rhythmic singing at the Royal Academy of Music but is also already an experienced musician. She has appeared on many recordings and sung chorus by major television productions such as X Factor and Melodi Grand Prix and at major concert productions with...
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  • How does the weather sound?

    4th of September 2013 · tags:

    On Sunday 8 September a new piece by Prof. Wayne Siegel will be premiered. He has coupled the large organ in the Symphony Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus, up on a weather satellite - so it's the weather that directs the computer, which on the spot composes and executes the 12 hour concert.

    The...
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  • Lots of Festival and Images concerts

    4th of September 2013 · tags:

    There are still plenty of Aarhus Festival and Image concerts in Aarhus, which RAMA has a stake in.

    This afternoon a variety of students will features with drum masters from Gambia at Store Torv 15 pm...
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  • 60 years anniversary with organ initiation

    3rd of September 2013 · tags:

    Organ Professor Ulrik Spang-Hanssen has chosen to celebrate his 60th birthday with a multi-organ event in the Concert Hall. First of all a brand new teaching organ will be inaugurated by the Professor himself and by some of his students.

    Additionally the big organ in Symphonic Hall - in...
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  • Music in conflict-ridden countries

    2nd of September 2013 · tags:

    The Royal Academy is a partner when IMAGES Festival invites to "Artist talk" about music in conflict-ridden countries, Wednesday 4 September at 16-18 in A-house, Godsbanen, Aarhus.

    Among the panel members is Ahmad Sarmast, director of the National Institute of Music in Afghanistan, a...
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  • Blazing GLOMAS start

    2nd of September 2013 · tags:

    The Academys international master program in global music GLOMAS, make this year the best possible start - namely during the IMAGES Festival. The students will work with several of the festival's foreign guests, including the project Middle East goes North, where Middle Eastern and Nordic music...
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  • Gambia workshop

    1st of September 2013 · tags:

    Five of Africa's toughest musicians are leading a workshop at the Academy from Monday to Wednesday. The workshops will end up with two free concerts in Aarhus on Wednesday afternoon, at Store Torv 15:00 and at Godsbanen 18:00. Both  concerts are a part of the Read more

  • Uffe Steen 25 years anniversary

    1st of September 2013 · tags:

    Associate professor in rhythmic guitar, Uffe Steen, has the first Sept. 25 years anniversary as a teacher at the Royal Academy of Music. He was appointed teacher in 1988 and became associate professor in 1994.

    Uffe Steen is a highly searched teacher and one of the leading guitarists at...
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  • Dream-violin-team

    30th of August 2013 · tags:

    The Royal Academy has just hired three outstanding violinists to take care of the violin teaching in Aarhus: Mo Yi, Tue Lautrup and Alexandre Zapolski.

    The daily lessons are conducted by the two new teachers Mo Yi and Tue Lautrup, along with Kristoffer Dolatko, previously employed at DJM...
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  • Kadie Elder to Berlin

    29th of August 2013 · tags:

    Kadie Elder is invited to Berlin to play a showcase at the Berlin Music Week. The band has arisen around frontman Anders Rask, who has teamed up with three rhythmic students from the Academy: Morten Kærup Hjort, Mark Laursen and Daniel Brandt. This spring the band released its debut EP and...
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  • Student as film composer

    29th of August 2013 · tags:

    In these days director Teis Syvsigs spectacular silent / short film "The Alchemist" is premiered at Odense International Film Festival. Music Theory student at the Academy, Lasse Dan Hansen, has composed the music and also...
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  • Palle Mikkelborg appointed Honorary Professor

    28th of August 2013 · tags:

    Trumpeter, composer and bandleader Palle Mikkelborg will on Saturday 31th August be appointed as Honorary Professor at the Royal Academy of Music. The occasion will take place at the AWARENESS concert in the Concert Hall Aarhus, where Mikkelborg...
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  • RAMA partner at IMAGES Festival

    27th of August 2013 · tags:

    The Royal Academy is partner at the IMAGES Festival in Aalborg and Aarhus. The Festival is held from 30th August to 7th September, in Aalborg at Karolinelund, in Aarhus primarily at Godsbanen.

    A wide range of musicians from...
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  • New Academy-works in Japan

    27th of August 2013 · tags:

    Composition Student Henrik Budde will the 1st September get two works performed at the Setouchi Triennial in Japan - a festival of contemporary art, which is held every three years on a small archipelago. Previously saxophone...
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  • RAMA at Aarhus Festival

    26th of August 2013 · tags:

    The Royal Academy of Music as always is noticeably present at Aarhus Festival. Most significant in “Byparken”, where about 80 students are playing 13 concerts during the first festival weekend; and by the two major Read more

  • Blur, Pet Shop ... and Asbjørn

    23rd of August 2013 · tags:

    Rhythmic singing student Asbjørn Toftdahl has from the earliest years a successful solo career. In the past year he also has entered the German scene. At September 2013 he will appear several times both at the Berlin Music Week and Berlin Festival, from 4th to 7th September.

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  • New course in musician Rights

    23rd of August 2013 · tags:

    Promus is now launching a new, intensive course in musician Rights: Promus Publishing Academy. The course is organized in collaboration with KODA, Danish Music Publishers' Association, DMFF and with the Royal Academy of Music.

    Songwriter students and diploma students in Music Management...
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  • Great review of Guitar + concert

    23rd of August 2013 · tags:

    Aarhus Stiftstidene last Sunday brought a really nice review of the concert with Curious Chamber Players at the Guitar + Festival, arranged by the Royal Academy of Music, which ended yesterday, Thursday. "An exciting and meaningful experience," the reviewer writes.

    Each piece got several...
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  • U.S. violinist on improvisation

    22nd of August 2013 · tags:

    Wednesday 4th September the Danish-American jazz violinist and musicologist Martin Norgaard is visiting Aarhus to talk about his research on improvisation. Norgaard was born and raised in Denmark but is now associate professor of music at Georgia State University in Atlanta, USA. He has released...
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  • New piece by composer student

    21st of August 2013 · tags:

    Composition student Henrik Budde has got premiered his work "Nebula" at a concert on the 16th of August at Thisted Theatre in connection with Thy Chamber Music Festival. The work is inspired by the Hubble telescope footage of the nebula Sh 2-106 and is subtitled: Music for a star angel. Trio for...
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  • Student on tour with Peter Sommer

    13th of August 2013 · tags:

    Mikas Emil Søndergaard Eskesen is student at the Rhythmic bachelor programme and have this summer been on tour with Peter Sommer as a drummer. The trip has just been completed at Skanderborg Festival with really great reviews to follow, both in Read more

  • International prize for guitar student

    12th of August 2013 · tags:

    In July Jakob Bangsø won the 3. prize at the prestigious international guitar competition: "XII Concurso Internacional de Guitarra José Tomás" in Petrer, Spain. Bangsø competed in the competition's professional category with a total of 33 participants from around the...
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  • Frederik Munk Larsen appointed as a lecturer

    10th of August 2013 · tags:

    Frederik Munk Larsen has taught classical guitar at the Royal Academy of Music for more than 10 years and is currently the subject's head teacher. At 1 August 2013, he was appointed associate professor at the Academy.

    Munk Larsen graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2001 with...
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  • The Academy host at a European guitar Event

    9th of August 2013 · tags:

    The Royal Academy is hosting the first edition of a brand new and unique European chamber music project: GUITAR +, from 13th to 22th of August in Aarhus. Students, teachers and musicians from Spain, Germany, Finland and Denmark will participate. The 10 days takes the form of an intensive chamber...
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  • More fine reviews for Turid Nørlund

    9th of August 2013 · tags:

    The music magazine Gaffa compared recently associate professor of singing and songwriting Turid Norlund with Marianne Faithfull in the review of her new album "Curtains". Now follows the website ChartBase.dk...
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  • Prof. Siegel at Louisiana

    8th of August 2013 · tags:

    The world famous art museum Louisiana's beautiful sculpture park has some exciting concerts, including with professor of electronic music at the Royal Academy of Music, Wayne Siegel. He performs the works Two Hands (not clapping) and No Water, No Moon. In both works Siegel is using his hands in...
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  • Turid Nørlund as Marianne Faithfull

    7th of August 2013 · tags:

    Associate Professor Turid Nørlund released in the spring her new album "Curtains", which now has got a great review in GAFFA; the reviewer calls it a very rigorous and incredibly well made folk album. In some of the songs the reviewer hears a Danish counterpart to Marianne Faithfull in...
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  • Debut CD as smartphone application

    6th of August 2013 · tags:

    Saxophonist Jeppe Højgaard is studying in the soloist class at the Royal Academy of Music. Together with his jazz trio Vernisage he has developed an app for smartphone that sets a new piece in progress at any time. The user receives a message that NOW starts the song - and then he has to...
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  • Concert tour on foot

    3rd of July 2013 · tags:

    Frederik Munk Larsen, lecture in classical guitar, is using his two legs on his one month concert tour through Denmark from Jutland to Bornholm, beginning at Friday 5 July. The concerts will include music that in some way relate to or arise from the different regions of Denmark.

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  • Student at Tall Ships Race

    2nd of July 2013 · tags:

    Martin Emil Zeppelin is studying at the new songwriter program at the Royal Academy of Music. He is the former lead singer of Zeitgeist, which opened the Skanderborg Festival in 2009, and is now the driving force in the band Astronaut.

    At Tall Ships Race in Aarhus Harbour he plays...
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  • RAMA at Aarhus Jazz Festival

    28th of June 2013 · tags:

    Students and teachers from the Academy will be very present at Aarhus Jazz Festival, from 13th to 21th July. Already at the opening concert trumpet student Jacob Sorensen will be playing with a team of fellow students and with the festival's Artist in Residence, Scott Robinson from the U.S.

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  • Reviewer acclaim for Wagner examples

    26th of June 2013 · tags:

    "Superb performed examples" writes Weekendavisen on the 33 recorded musical examples that accompany a new book on Wagner, "Kærlighedens væsen", by Thomas Teilmann Damm. The examples are recorded by lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music, Thomas Tronhjem.

    Here in the 200th...
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  • New, temporary leader of DIEM

    25th of June 2013 · tags:

    Professor of electronic composition and leader of DIEM (Danish Institute for Electronic Music) Wayne Siegel takes leave from 1 August 2013 to 1 June 2014. During Siegel's leave PhD Morten Riis takes over Wayne Siegel's artistic and administrative duties as head of DIEM.

    Morten Riis will...
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  • Host of international jazz session

    24th of June 2013 · tags:

    The Royal Academy of Music is co-hosting the 23 international IASJ-meeting from 29th June to 5th July. IASJ, International Association of Schools of Jazz, gathers about 80 jazz schools/programs at top level from around the world. About 120 students and teachers from a large number of the member...
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  • Professor at “livsvarig ydelse”

    20th of June 2013 · tags:

    Professor of electronic composition, Wayne Siegel, is now assigned to lifelong grant from the Danish Arts Foundation. It is not a benefit you can apply for, it is granted on the recommendation of the Art Foundation Board, in recognition of the recipient's artistic activities.

    Siegel has...
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  • Workshop with orchestra

    19th of June 2013 · tags:

    Tomorrow, Thursday, the composition class at RAMA has a workshop with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. It is 10 years since there last was a workshop for academy students of composition with the local regional orchestra. The workshop is a unique opportunity for the students to hear how it sounds, in...
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  • Choir professor in DR P2

    18th of June 2013 · tags:

    Professor in rhythmic choir conducting, Jim Daus Hjernøe, was one of three contributing conductors by the DR Girls Choir's summer concert in the Concert Hall in DR Byen on Saturday. The concert will be broadcasted in "P2-Koncerten" at DR Radio P2 to night, Tuesday at 19:20 to 22. Daus...
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  • Lecture soloist with Aarhus Sympony

    14th of June 2013 · tags:

    Lecture of classical guitar, Frederik Munk Larsen, is the soloist at a free summer concert with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday 19 June at 19.30 in the Symphonic Hall, Concert Hall Aarhus. Munk Larsen shall play the solo part in Joaquin Rodrigo's guitar concerto "Fantasia para un...
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  • Big article in Nordjyske about moving

    14th of June 2013 · tags:

    Nordjyske Stiftstidende yesterday brought a big article about the move from the old school buildings in Ryesgade in Aalborg to the new House of Music at the waterfront. The move begins as soon as the last exams are over.

    In the article ass. prof. Nina Lange says, that it probably is with...
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  • Prices at new students

    13th of June 2013 · tags:

    Even before they begin at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/Aalborg, they get prices! Two prospective students, who begins their Academy study at August, has just been given a talent award each. 

    22-year-old Cecilie Lund, beginning at the songwriting program, were clueless been...
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  • "Basunen" about GLOMUS camp 2013

    11th of June 2013 · tags:

    See the article in the latest issue of "Basunen", published by The Musicians Association in Aarhus (pp. 18-19). Development manager Astrid Elbek and head of internationalization Keld Hosbond...
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  • Organ Professor in newspaper

    10th of June 2013 · tags:

    "It takes a lot more than the general musical genre label to frame organ professor at the Royal Academy of Music, Ulrik Spang-Hanssen" writes music journalist Henrik Friss in the newspaper Politiken on Saturday 8 June at Spang-Hanssen's 60th birthday. The article gives a fine view over the...
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  • Rare concert review

    7th of June 2013 · tags:

    It is extremely rare that you meet a reviewer for a concert with academy students. Not even the highest level of education, the soloist student's debut concerts, are notifying attention.

    But on Thursday 6 June four young undergraduate students got their common organ concert on Monday in...
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  • Chappe guest lecturer at festival in Estonia

    5th of June 2013 · tags:

    Associate Professor and head of the academy's big band Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen is a guest lecturer and conductor at Visioon festival in Estonia on the 6th to 8th of June.

    Visioon is an annual, international festival of...
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  • Percussion Student with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra

    5th of June 2013 · tags:

    In February percussion student Jonas Weitling won The Academy's internal soloist competition, as the best of 27 participants. Thus he won the right to a concert with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra - a unique opportunity for young academy student!

    The concert with the orchestra will take place...
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  • Politiken portrait of Research Professor

    3rd of June 2013 · tags:



    Politiken recently published a large portrait of bassist Peter Vuust. Vuust was until December 2012 employed in a temporary position as research professor at the Royal Academy of Music. After that he has been employed in a fixed position with this title. This is the first time a...
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  • 68 premieres at one concert

    30th of May 2013 · tags:

    2 composition students from the Academy, Henrik Budde and Allan Gravgaard Madsen, have written a piece for an examination concert at Norges Musikhøgskole in Oslo the 2th of June with saxophone player Erik Nerheim. Nerheim has invited a lot of Scandinavian composer to write a work of 60...
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  • Debut concert with premiere by Anders Koppel

    29th of May 2013 · tags:

    Organ player Tina Christiansen will play the premiere of a brand new piece by one of Denmark’s most well-known and productive composers, Anders Koppel, at her debut concert the 31. of May.

    Read more (in Danish) here.

  • The professor and the girls choir

    16th of May 2013 · tags:

    Prof. Jim Daus Hjernøe has been working on a project called “The intelligent Choir”. For this project he has worked together with the Danish National Girls Choir. The result can be heard at the Aarhus Vocal Festival, at Read more

  • Genious piece by Simon Steen-Andersen

    15th of May 2013 · tags:

    Aarhus Stifsttiden had a very fine review of composition teacher Simon Sten-Andersens piece »Black Box Music« at the SPOR Festival in Aarhus the 9th of May. The piece was called a “Columbusæg”, which means something like genious.

  • New album with Turid Nørlund

    13th of May 2013 · tags:

    Today the 13th of May ass. proff. in rhythmic singing and songwriting Turid Nørlund has release party on her brand new album: Curtains. The event will take place at Stardust Café, Klostergade 58 in Aarhus, 17:00-19:00.

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  • RAMA at Aarhus Vocal Festival

    10th of May 2013 · tags:

    RAMA will be very present at the international Aarhus Vocal Festival the 17th to 20th of May. Professor in rhythmic choir conducting, Jim Daus Hjernøe, is artistic leader and will also be in front of his choir Voxnorth at one of the two big concerts in the great hall, Saturday evening. He...
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  • Fine review of SPOT-festival - and RAMA

    9th of May 2013 · tags:

    The musicians magazine "Musikeren" brings a fine review of the SPOT festival last weekend. Beside the concerts also the many conferences are mentioned, and here the Music Making-conference by he Academy is mentioned for the good planing.

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  • Steen-Andersen piece at SPOR opening

    8th of May 2013 · tags:

    The Academys composition teacher Simon Steen-Andersens piece Black Box Music will get its premiere in Denmark at the opening concert at the SPOR Festival in Aarhus the 9th of May. The peace is already world...
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  • Bachelor project: new EP

    8th of May 2013 · tags:

    DIEM-student Julian van Kranendonk made his bachelor project as an EP with 3 new songs, created on computer but also with some guitar, song and real effects.

    Find the EP here.

  • New single from student

    7th of May 2013 · tags:

    Rhythmic song student Martin Baltser has just released a new single. He worked together with DIEM student Christian Tronhjem to realize a mix of acoustic and electronic music – mostly acoustic.  With the youtube video Read more

  • Newspaper portrait of student

    6th of May 2013 · tags:

    Guitar player, composer and student at the Nomazz program Alex Jønsson has release concert to day in Holstebro at his debut album ” Read more

  • Academy contact brings young singer from Mali to SPOT

    2nd of May 2013 · tags:

    The Academys contacts in Mali made it possible to bring a young singer from Mali to the SPOT Festival. Read more (in Danish) here.

  • Academy students at jazz final

    1st of May 2013 · tags:

    Bangin’ Bülows Nice Jazz Quartet - with 3 Academy Students in the band - will participate at the final at Young Danish Jazz competition in Jazzhouse, Copenhagen, the 3th of May.

  • Another fine review of ”Chappe”

    29th of April 2013 · tags:

    The wellknown jazzsite site www.allaboutjazz.com brings a very fine review of the cd ”On the road to Damascus” with Blood, Sweat, Drum + Bass Big Band and with ass.prof. Jens Christian “Chappe” Jensen from the Academy as bandleader.

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  • 4 Academy Bands at the SPOT Festival

    27th of April 2013 · tags:

    At the SPOT Festival next weekend the Academy will by present with four bands: Kadie Elder, Ulvetimen, Madame Indigo og We Invented The Night.They are all playing at Café-scenen Friday and Saturday.

    Read more (in Danish) here.

  • Masterclass with trombone professor from Holland

    24th of April 2013 · tags:

    Australian trombone player Tim Dowling came after some years in Australian orchestras to Holland becomming solo trombone player with the Residentie Orkest . His also is professor at The Royal Conservatorie in den Haag. Right now he is visiting Aarhus to give master class for the trombone...
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  • Workshop with Cæcilie Trier

    23rd of April 2013 · tags:

    The student council at the Academy in Aalborg has arranged a workshop with singer, songwriter and cello player (!) Cæcilie Trier the 25-26th of April for all students at the Academy. Trier is a.o. singing and playing in Choir of Young Believers and her own project CTM. She has released two...
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  • Students on tour with Italian guitar star

    22nd of April 2013 · tags:

    Two rhythmic students, Kenneth Dahl Knudsen (bas) and Daniel Sommer (drums), will be on tour in Denmark and Italy in this week with world famous Italian jazz guitar player Fabio Zeppetella. They also will participate in a recording session with him.

    Zeppetella is well-known for his...
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  • Debut Album from Academy band

    22nd of April 2013 · tags:

    Electro pop band Kadie Elder consists mostly by students ond former students from the Academy. The band is chosen as one out of four to represent the Academy at the SPOT Festival the 3th to 5th of May. Also the band is going...
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  • Girls choir meeting rap

    18th of April 2013 · tags:

    The Academys Girls Choir is a part of the brand new OpeRap:  ”… lige som mit liv” – a music performance where the girls a meeting young rap singers and dancers from Rap Akademiet in Aarhus in a story about  the youth trying to create their own lives.
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  • Cellist studie tour to Berlin

    17th of April 2013 · tags:

    The cello students from the Academy and their professor Henrik Brendstrup will be visiting Berlin from today and until the 21th of April. They shall play concert at the Nordic Embassy, visit concerts and follow their fellow students at  Universität der Künste.

  • Two new releases from Academy students

    17th of April 2013 · tags:

    ”Everything seems nicer in the dark” is the first single from song writer student Nanna Schannong. It is also a part of the EP she will release at August. Nanna Schannong is one out of five students, who started at the new song writer program at the Academy in 2012. Visit her Read more

  • Home concerts and concerts from abroad

    16th of April 2013 · tags:

    Academy composition students are involved as both arrangers and composers when AUT - Aarhus Unge Tonekunstnere – this weekend presents home concerts and concerts from abroad.

    The home concerts are in people’s private homes. Saturday the 21th of April there will be five...
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  • Candidate project at SPOT Festival

    15th of April 2013 · tags:

    Violin student Mette Dahl Kristensen will present her candidate projekt ”Nordlyd” at the SPOT Festival the 3th to 5th of May in Aarhus. She has arranged songs by the Nordic rhythmic singers Søren Huss (DK), Siri Nielsen (N) and Mariam Wallentin (S). They will all participate...
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  • Academy teacher behind art installation in Aalborg

    13th of April 2013 · tags:

    Sound artist and Academy teacher Christian Skjødt is toghether with architect Esben Skouboe Poulsen behind the art installation ”Perceptual Ecologies: KLIK”, which can be seen until the 20th of May in the Arcade of Aalborg Medborgerhus and Hovedbibliotek.

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  • Teacher with flute virtuoso

    12th of April 2013 · tags:

    Ass.prof. Annette Bo Nielsen will be singing at a concert where also world famous flute virtuoso Michala Petri will play. Both will perform solo pieces by Erling D. Bjerno, written for the two artists. The concert will be in Ansgars Kirken in Aalborg and is a part of Aalborg Opera Festival.

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  • Newspaper on classical singing in Nordjylland

    12th of April 2013 · tags:

    Nordjyske Stiftstidende had a feature yesterday (Thursday) about the future for classical singing in Nordjylland. Right now the Academy is very present at Aalborg Opera Festival, but from next study year there will be no more classical students at the Academys department in Aalborg. “Never...
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  • TV on songwriting program

    10th of April 2013 · tags:

    The local TV station Tv2 Østjlland has tonight a feature with two students from the the new songwriting program.

    View the feature here.

  • More fine reviews for Chappe

    6th of April 2013 · tags:

    Ass.prof. Jens Christian ”Chappe” Jensen still gets fine reviews for his leadership and his arrangements at the CD "On the Road to Damaskus” with the mega big band Blood, Sweat, Drum + Bass. Both Read more

  • Students behind opera-lab

    5th of April 2013 · tags:

    Actual students and alumni’s are gathered in Aarhus Unge Tonekunstneres laboratory for experimental opera, coOPERAtion. The public is invited to visit the results of the third opera-lab on Sunday the 7th at Aarhus filmby. Read Read more

  • Song students EP release

    5th of April 2013 · tags:

    Maja Barløse just released the EP A New Start, her own production with six songs written by herself. The album was created in New York. Look at the video at Youtube and read more at Read more

  • Improvisation with classical piano professor

    4th of April 2013 · tags:

    Anto Pett has developed an original method for teaching improvisation. He has held masterclasses and presented his teaching method in numerous music academies and conservatoires in Europe including Helsinki, Stockholm, Warsaw, Vienna, Paris, Glasgow, Bordeaux, Antwerp, Haag, London, Leipzig,...
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  • Norwegian ”Grammy” to Steen Andersen

    2nd of April 2013 · tags:

    Composition teacher Simon Steen-Andersen was awarded with the “Spellemannsprisen” in the category Contemporary Music the 23th of March in Stavanger in Norway. Spellemannsprisen is a Norwegian pendent to the Grammy Award. Steen-Andersen was awarded for his internationally acclaimed CD...
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  • Students at the Theater

    26th of March 2013 · tags:

    ”Konvensator” is a cooperation between the Academy and the experimental scene at Aalborg Theater, Transformator. The students will meet actors and other artists and will perform different kinds of concerts. Next time: the 2th of April, 21:00.

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  • First trumpet professor in Denmark

    25th of March 2013 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. Kristian Steenstrup will be announced Professor the 1th of April 2013. He will be the first trumpet Professor in Denmark ever. Steenstrup is known worldwide for his pedagogical insight in wind technique and is very often invited to give workshops and master classes all over the world...
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  • DIEM students on vinyl

    23rd of March 2013 · tags:

    On Thursday the 28th of March there will be a release party at Godsbanen in Aarhus from 7.30 pm of a new vinyl record "phloq - compilation twelve", which is a compilation of music by students from DIEM, Danish Institute of Electronic Music...
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  • Scandinavian Saxophone Festival in Aarhus

    20th of March 2013 · tags:

    The Academy is host during the Scandinavian Saxophone Festival in Aarhus the 23th to 27th of March. 50 professionals and students from Scandinavia, Europe and Argentina will meet and play chamber music for saxophone together. During the Festival there will be 7 concerts open to the public with...
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  • Persian New year – with strings!

    20th of March 2013 · tags:

    The Academy is partner at the Persian New year Festival at the Concert Hall in Aarhus the 22th of March. A student from the Glomas program at the Academy will be a part of the musical events in the foyer in the afternoon, and in the evening the strings from ”Who killed Bambi” –...
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  • Workshop with international capacity in childhood music

    19th of March 2013 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. at Sibeliusakademiet in Finland, Soili Perkiö, will lead a workshop at the Academy Thursday and Friday with the title: "Music, Movement and Creativity in Childrens´ Songs and Games". Perkiö is an international capacity in the field of childhood music with more than 50...
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  • Song Professor to France

    18th of March 2013 · tags:

    Prof. Jim Daus Hjernøe is going to give a masterclass at the ”Everysing #3”-festival in France the 23th-24th of March. He will teach groove, rythm and circle songs at the festival, which is arranged by the French Centre de Practique Vocale et Instrumentale, CEPRAVOI.
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  • Tronhjem and Thodberg to Rome

    16th of March 2013 · tags:

    Ass. piano professor Thomas Tronhjem and ass. song professor Lars Thodberg Bertelsen are invited to give a master class at the  Santa Cecilia Music Academy in Rome the 24th to 28th of March. Their visit will end with a concert in the concert hall of the Academy with Danish pieces for song...
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  • Song student with success in Berlin - and DK

    15th of March 2013 · tags:

    “He brings pop music to the most honest level ever” writes the international web magazine “Nothing but hope an passion” (nbhap.com) after a concert at Festsaal Kreuzberg in Berlin with Asbjørn Toftdahl.

    Asbjørn Toftdahl is song student at the Academy...
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  • Academy Band to Hamburg

    13th of March 2013 · tags:

    Academy Band Madame Indigo is going to play in Aabenraa the 18th of March and in Hamburg the 1th of April. The band will be back with to concerts in Aarhus the 6th og 9th of April.

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  • Talent development in Nordjylland

    13th of March 2013 · tags:

    “Play for life” is a talent development program on national tv. In northern Jutland the cultural schools in corporation with the Academy will this weekend arrange the first round in the competition.

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  • Academy students at the semi final

    12th of March 2013 · tags:

    3 students – all in the band Bangin’ Bülows Nice Jazz Quartet – will tonight participate at the semi final concert by JazzDanmark’s Young Jazz-competition 2013. The concert is at Read more

  • Academy students at PULSAR in Copenhagen

    8th of March 2013 · tags:

    Academy students from the composition class and from DIEM will play a concert Wednesday the 13th of March at LitteraturHaus in Copenhagen, as a part of the PULSAR Festival for contemporary music at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, the 7th to 14th of March.

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  • Rastogi at the court Theater

    8th of March 2013 · tags:

    Piano teacher Søren Rastogi plays at the music theater performance about Clare Schumann "Clara - indre stemmer" at the Court Theater the 9th and 10th of March.

    Read more (in Danish) here.

  • Academy singers at Aarhus Vocal Festival

    7th of March 2013 · tags:

    Tuuletar Vocal Ensemble is formed by two actual and two former singing students from the Academy. They have now been chosen for the final at the competition for vocal groups by Aarhus Vocal Festival, the 17th to 20th of May.

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  • Principal in Musicians magazin

    7th of March 2013 · tags:

    Principal Thomas Winther is interviewed in the latest issue of the musicians magazine "Musikeren" abouth the standard of orchestra musicians from Danish music academys.

    Read the article here (page 18).

  • Electronic master student in newspaper

    7th of March 2013 · tags:

    To night Aarhus Sinfonietta plays two pieces by Li-Ying Wu, composer from Taiwan but also a master student at the Academy. Read about the concert (in Danish) here.

    Today the newspaper Jyllandsposten brings an...
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  • Documentary about pianist still on the screen

    6th of March 2013 · tags:

    The documentary ”Tangentspilleren” about the pianist and organ player Kristian Marius Andersen has been played in 21 cinemas and 6000 people has been seeing it. In Aarhus it is still possible to se it in Malling Bio and in Øst for paradis.

    Academy candidate Kristian...
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  • Big Big Band Day!

    5th of March 2013 · tags:

    The Academy and Aarhus Jazz Orchestra are hosts at the Big Big Band Day with workshops and private concert March the 10th in Aarhus Concert Hall. 160 musicians and 8 Big Bands will meet 4 guest instructors from Norway, among them world famous big band conductor Geir Lysne.

    On Thursday...
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  • Piano Competition in DR P2

    5th of March 2013 · tags:

    Tonight the 5th of March the final concert from the 2th of March at Aarhus International Piano Competition will be broadcasted at DR P2 from 19:20. Piano Professor Anne Øland will give an interview at the beginning of the broadcast.

    A great part of the competition can be seen on...
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  • 10.000 DK-KR to Academy teacher

    4th of March 2013 · tags:

    Solo horn player in Aarhus Symphony and horn teacher at the Academy Flemming Aksnes was last week awarded the Gustav Albeck Prize of 10.000 DK-KR for his great work in the orchestra’s board of program and his artistic activities in and outside the orchestra.

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  • Fine revfiew of debut concert

    4th of March 2013 · tags:

    The web magazine Siesmograf.org gives a fine reveiw of composer Simon Løfflers debut concert February the 19th. Read here (in Danish).

  • Academy trio at the SPOT Festival

    2nd of March 2013 · tags:

    Singer Live Foyn was awarded in 2012 as Young Jazz Composer of the year. Now her trio, Foyn Trio – all of the Academy students -  has been chosen for the SPOT Festival in Aarhus, May 2013.

  • Huge honorary prize to composition teacher

    1st of March 2013 · tags:

    The Academys composition teacher Simon Steen-Andersen will be awarded the 25th of October with one of the greatest Danish honorary prizes: Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl Nielsens Prize, Dk-kr. 600.000 (aprox. 80.000 Euro).

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  • Big interview with Simon Steen-Andersen

    28th of February 2013 · tags:

    Composition teacher at the Academy Simon Steen-Andersen lives in Berlin and will soon receive the ”Berliner Kunstpreis”. Yesterday the 27th there was a big interview with him in the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad.

  • DIEM underground

    28th of February 2013 · tags:

    Electronic department at the Academy, DIEM, is a part of a new project which will perform music, theater, fashion and other cultural events in the bunkers of the city of Aarhus in September. Read more (in...
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  • Talent evolution in North Jutland

    27th of February 2013 · tags:

    ”Music meetings” is a new joint project involving the Academy and all the music schools in the northern region of Jutland. The aim is to help evolution of musical talents in the region. First meeting will be at Hjørring Musiske Skole in this weekend, where about 100 ...
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  • Masterclass and joint concert

    26th of February 2013 · tags:

    Honorary professor Reinhold Friedrich will give a trumpet master class Tuesday 10:00-18:00 and Wednesday 14:00-18:00 at Kammermusiksalen, Music Hall Aarhus. The master class is open to the public.

    Also he will play as soloist at the concert Thursday evening with Read more

  • Research with young CI-users

    25th of February 2013 · tags:

    Ass. prof. and ph.d. from the Academy Bjørn ”Bønne” Petersen stands behind a research project with very  young users of cochlear implant. Read more (in Danish).

  • Live broadcast from piano competition

    25th of February 2013 · tags:

    Follow the live broadcast from Aarhus International Piano Competition, monday to Friday in Lille Sal, Concert Hall Aarhus, here.

    There is free admission at the competition until the final concert...
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  • Academy student guest at DR P2

    24th of February 2013 · tags:

    Composition student Allan Gravgaard Madsen is guest at the DR P2 programme "Den slukkede mikrofon". Listen here, from...
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  • Academy mezzo is the winner of the YMFE-competition

    23rd of February 2013 · tags:

    Mezzo soprano Sidsel Aja Eriksen was the winner at the final concert at the YMFE (Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe) scholarship competition. The scholarship is 2000 Euro.

    At the concert she met three other Scandinavian song students. Sidsel is studying by ass. Prof. Ingrid Haking...
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  • Piano Competition in TV

    22nd of February 2013 · tags:

    Thursday evening there was an interview with prof. Anne Øland and piano student Rune Maahn Christensen about Aarhus International Piano Competition.

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  • Prof. Øland in ”Musikmagasinet”

    21st of February 2013 · tags:

    Piano Professor Anne Øland is ”The Profile” in the new issue of “Musikmagasinet”, a quarterly magazine for the organization DAM, Danish Amateur Music. Among other things she tells about her childhood with very poor piano lessons. Today she is highly respected as...
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  • Debut composer in DR P2

    20th of February 2013 · tags:

    Composer Simon Løffler had his soloist debut yesterday in the Chamber Music Hall in Aarhus. The concert will be played again tomorrow at Litteraturhaus in Copenhagen 20:00. Read Read more

  • TV on International Piano Competition

    20th of February 2013 · tags:

    Thursday TV2 Østjylland will bring a feature in the 19:30-news ("Guide to the weekend") on Aarhus International Piano Competion, 24/2-2/3. The Academy is partner at the competition, Professor Anne Øland and Academy student Rune Maahn Christensen will be interviewed.

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  • Massive media focus on Wayne Siegel

    18th of February 2013 · tags:

    Prof. Wayne Siegels 60 years birthday the 14th of February created massive media interest. Read a.o. the article by music editor Thomas Michelsen from Politiken (in...
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  • Songwriter student at DR P4

    15th of February 2013 · tags:

    Anna Bell releases her debut CD ”The Sessions” on Monday the 18th of February. Wednesday there is release concert at HeadQuarters in Aarhus. And during the whole week the CD will be Album of the Week at DR P4.

    Anna Bell was one out of five students, who entered the new...
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  • God reviews of documentary on Academy candidate

    6th of February 2013 · tags:

    The new documentary on Kristian Marius Andersen, who had his debut from the Academy in May 2012, has got a lot of god reviews in the Danish newspapers. Read more (in Danish).

  • Percussionist winner of the soloist competition

    5th of February 2013 · tags:

    Percussion student Jonas Weitling was the winner at the soloist competition Monday the 4th of february at the Academy. The prize is a concert with Aarhus Symphony the 8th of June, where Jonas will play the solopart of Paul Crestons Marimba Concert.

    27 students from the Academy was...
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  • TV feauture on soloist competition

    5th of February 2013 · tags:

    Monday evening TV2 Østjylland broadcastet a feature on the soloist competition of the day. View it here.

  • Documentary on Academy soloist in the media

    4th of February 2013 · tags:

    Today the new documentary on Kristian Marius Andersen, who had his debut from the Academy in May 2012, has its premiere. Read more (in Danish). The producer Anne Mouldvad ist guest today in Read more

  • Swedish review of bigband leader

    1st of February 2013 · tags:

    Ass.prof. and bigband leader Jens Christian ”Chappe” Jensen got a fine review in the greek ”Jazz & Tzaz Magazine” earlier this week for his CD with Blood, Sweat, Drum + Bass bigband: ”On the road to Damaskus”. Now also the Swedish paper...
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  • Berlin Art prize to Simon Steen-Andersen

    30th of January 2013 · tags:

    Ass.prof. in composition at the Academy, Simon Steen-Andersen, will recieve the ”Kunstpreis Berlin Jubiläumsstiftung 1848 / 1948” the 18th of March. The prize of 5000 Euro is given every year to one artist from each part of the fine arts.

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  • Greek review of bigband leader

    28th of January 2013 · tags:

    Ass.prof. and bigband leader Jens Christian ”Chappe” Jensen gets a fine review in the greek  ”Jazz & Tzaz Magazine” for his CD with Blood, Sweat, Drum + Bass bigband: ”On the road to Damaskus”.

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  • Song student at Yamaha final

    22nd of January 2013 · tags:

    Mezzo soprano Sidsel Aja Eriksen has been accepted to the final concert at the YMFE (Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe) scholarship competition. The scholarship is 1000 Euro.

    At the concert she will meet three other Scandinavian song students. Sidsel is studying by ass. Prof. Ingrid...
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  • Big newspaper article with young student

    21st of January 2013 · tags:

    Gregers L. Mogstad just started at the Academy in August, as rhythmic singer and piano player in Aalborg. January the 31th he will give a release concert at Skråen in Aalborg with music from his new CD: ”Impossible”. Today there is a great article in Nordjyske Stiftstidende...
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  • Anne Øland as "Årets Ildsjæl"

    20th of January 2013 · tags:

    Piano Professor Anne Øland was nominated for the DR P2 Price in the category "Årets Ildsjæl" (a person who is very dedicated) for her work as a piano teacher. Saturday night she achived the prize at the big P2 Prize-show in DR Byen in Copenhagen.

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  • 10 Years with MUMA

    18th of January 2013 · tags:

    The diploma program Music Management, MUMA, has been offered by the Academy for 10 Years now. A new semester will begin at August – application deadline is February the 7th, information meeting is January the 23th. Read Read more

  • Anne Øland nominated as "Årets Ildsjæl"

    17th of January 2013 · tags:

    Piano Professor Anne Øland is nominated for the P2 Price in the category "Årets Ildsjæl" (a person who is very dedicated) for her work as a piano teacher. Read more (in Danish).

  • The Academy at Musikmesse Aarhus

    16th of January 2013 · tags:

    A new and big music exhibition with all parts of music life in Aarhus will be held on Saturday the 19th of January at Godsbanen. Free entrance from 10 to 16. Also the Academy will be present with a stand and 3 short concerts at Rader-stage from 13.30 to 15.

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  • DIEM student at festival in Oslo

    16th of January 2013 · tags:

    Kaj Duncan David and his work ”LS 0.2” has been chosen to represent Denmark together with six other young Danish composers at the Ung Nordisk Musik-festival in Oslo, August 2013. Kaj Duncan David is a student at...
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  • DIEM musicians at Diamanten

    15th of January 2013 · tags:

    Six young electronic composers - all with links to DIEM at The Academy – will during 2013 be presented at The Royal Library in Copenhagen with a little piece every day. Read Read more

  • Gaffa Magazine about new Further Education course

    14th of January 2013 · tags:

    Musik magazine Gaffa brings in the latest issue a feature on the new Further Education course: Rhythmic Choir Conducting.

    Read the article (in Danish) here (go to page 36).

  • Fine operareview

    12th of January 2013 · tags:

    John Christiansen, former reviewer at Jyllandsposten, is very satisfied with the opera project U2pia in Aarhus with singers from the Academy. Read more (in Danish) here.

    And yesterday TV2 Østjylland...
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  • Steen-Andersen performance with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra

    11th of January 2013 · tags:

    Assistant Professor in composition Simon Steen-Andersen was awarded the prestigious Rostrum-prize in Lisbon in 2010 for the work ”Ouvertures”. Now Aarhus Symphony Orchestra will perform this work at the Symphonic Hall, Music Hall Aarhus the 17th of January. The piece is written for...
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  • Opera in TV

    11th of January 2013 · tags:

    Tonight TV2 Østjylland will broadcast a little feature aboout U2tpia, the operaproject with singers from the Academy.

    Read about the project (in Danish) here.

  • Global music meeting in Tanzania

    9th of January 2013 · tags:

    The Academy is participating in GLOMUS Camp 2013 - a kaleidoscope of various music making, interesting presentations, inspirational networking, informal and public jam sessions with almost 80 participants from all over the world!
    The topic of the Camp is Global Music and Culture:...
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  • Rare opera at the Academy

    8th of January 2013 · tags:

    Classic song students will perform the very rare opera by French-Spanish composer Pauline Viardot: "Cendrillon". Viardot was en operastar at her time but is totally forgotten today.

    The salon opera "Cendrillon" will be performed together with "Mahagonny Songspiel" by Kurt Weil and...
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  • New book about the song group at the Academy

    7th of January 2013 · tags:

    The story of the song group at the Academy from 1959 to 2004.

    Read more (in Danish) here.

  • EU money for summerschool

    4th of January 2013 · tags:

    The Academy will in August 2013 be host of the unique international chamber music project: GUITAR+ European summerschool for chambermusic in Aarhus.

    About 25 students and professor from music academies in Sevilla, Helsinki og Würzburg will be visiting Aarhus and participate in...
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  • Kjeld Hansen, pianist and former ass. professor at the academy is dead

    3rd of January 2013 · tags:

    Dødsfald: Kjeld Hansen, pianist og tidl. docent ved DJM

  • Kjeld Mardahl, flutist and former ass. professor and vice principal at the academy is dead

    2nd of January 2013 · tags:

    Read more (in Danish).

  • Academy researcher about ”Last Christmas”

    20th of December 2012 · tags:

    Ph.d.-student Niels Christian Hansen is interviewed in the December News Letter of Gramex about what is going on in our brains when we are listening to a Christmas hit like ”Last Christmas”.

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  • Academy band in mentor project

    19th of December 2012 · tags:

    The band NovemberDecember is now a part of the mentor project at Promus in Aarhus. Read more (in Danish).

    Three out of five band members are students at the Academy.

  • Review of debut concert – in Copenhagen

    17th of December 2012 · tags:

    Flute player Karolina Leedo played her debut concert from the Academy in Aarhus the 17th of November.

    She played the program again in Litteraturhaus in Copenhagen the 13th of December. Read the review from the newspaper Information (in Danish) Read more

  • Academy teacher at art center and in Nordjyske

    14th of December 2012 · tags:

    Musician and sound art artist Christian Skjødt was portraited in the newspaper Nordjyske yesterday because of his sound installation ”Vibrant Disturbance” at Dronninglund Kunstcenter, north of Aalborg.

    Christian Skjødt is teaching rhythmic composition at the...
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  • Music and brain research at tv

    14th of December 2012 · tags:

    The 12th and 13th of December TV2 Østjylland broadcasted ½ hour about brain research at the Academy. Enjoy here!

  • Another ph.d. from the Academy

    13th of December 2012 · tags:

    After less than one Month (read more) a new ph.d. from the Academy is ready for presentation, which will be on the 18th of December. Composer Morten Riis’ new ph.d. tries to unfold deeper perspectives on...
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  • Art Council Prize to prof. Siegel

    12th of December 2012 · tags:

    The Danish Art Council has given the piece ”Two hands (not clapping)” by prof. Wyne Siegel a prize of kr. 50.000.

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  • Absolute pitch ability in DR Radio

    3rd of December 2012 · tags:

    Ph.d. Anders Dohn from the Academy was interviewed in P1 morgen, DR Radio, this morning.

    Listen here – and...
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  • Chappe in Estonia

    28th of November 2012 · tags:

    Ass. Prof. and leader of the Academy’s big band, Jens Christian ”Chappe” Jensen, is visiting Estonia for a big band workshop at the Estonian Academy of Music & Theatre. The students shall play some of Chappes compositions and arrangements.

    The visit includes a Read more

  • Entrepreneurship at the Academy

    28th of November 2012 · tags:

    A huge report points out that among the educations of arts The Academy is one of those who has integrated entrepreneurship in a large scale in the curriculums. JP Aarhus has written an article on the subject, and TV2 Østjylland will bring a feature to night.

  • Brilliant review of Trio Corelli

    26th of November 2012 · tags:

    Organ Professor Ulrik Spang-Hanssen and the two other members of the Trio Corelli get a Brilliant review at the American web magazine Fanfare. “Ulrik Spang-Hanssen’s fearless, stylish, and exquisitely creative realization of the basso continuo is a pleasure to hear”, the...
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  • Fine reveiw of theater concert

    26th of November 2012 · tags:

    The theater concert performance “Glasur” at Transformator, Aalborg Teater, got a fine review yesterday in Nordjyske Stiftstidende. Academy student Simon Søgaard Kristensen at the piano were praised for his ability to change between the genres hip hop and 19th century...
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  • Visit from USA

    24th of November 2012 · tags:

    Dr. Andrea Halpern, Bucknell University, USA, is visiting the Music In the Brain research group in Aarhus and will give three guest talks during her stay in next week. One of the items will be: "Memory for Music and Art in Alzheimer’s Disease". Some of the teachers at the Academy are a...
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  • Experimental opera

    22nd of November 2012 · tags:

    AUT, Aarhus Unge Tonekunstnere, continues this week with ”coOPERAtion” - a platform for contemporary experimental opera. From September 2012 until May 2013 there will be four opera laboratories with four young composers from Denmark, Sweden, England and Lithuania. The doors are open...
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  • Piano student at Aalborg Teater

    21st of November 2012 · tags:

    Piano student Simon Søgaard Kristensen is musician at the Theater Concert “Glasur” at the Transformator-stage on Aalborg Theater. At the performance romantic music from the 19th century will meet modern hip hop. Read Read more

  • GAFFA-prize to student?

    21st of November 2012 · tags:

    Song student Asbjørn Toftdahl is nominated by the music magazine GAFFA for the GAFFA prize 2012 in the categories Album of the year, Pop-release of the year and Male artist of the year.

    You can vote for Asbjørn until tomorrow the 23th of November Read more

  • German guitar prize to academy student

    21st of November 2012 · tags:

    Three academy students were chosen for the final at the German prize-competition Aachener Gitarrenpreis: Mikkel Egelund, Tim Mcveigh-Pedersen and Jakob Bangsø.

    Jakob Bangsø and Tim Mcveigh-Pedersen achieved fine placements at the final concert the 3th of November;...
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  • Ph.d. defence: Absolute pitch ability

    20th of November 2012 · tags:

    Master of Music Anders Dohn defends his ph.d. “Behavioral and neural correlates of absolute pitch ability” on Monday the 26th of November.

    The work is a correlation between the Academy and Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience at the University of Aarhus.

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  • Young Jazz Composer of the Year from the Academy

    19th of November 2012 · tags:

    Song student Live Foyn Friis were one of three finalists by the final concert at the competition: Young Jazz Composer of the Year 2012 – and she won! The concert was held in Studio 2 in DR-byen in Copenhagen the 16th of November with DR Big Band. “It was amazing singing with the DR...
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  • Singing teacher in DR P2

    16th of November 2012 · tags:

    Singing teacher and voice coach at the Academy Hans Toft-Olsen is “Guest of the week” at the radio program Puls on Saturday the 17th at DR P2 from around 10:30. Toft-Olsen shall talk about his new book about whistling. Through whistling children can improve not only their musicality...
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  • Debut soloist in DR P2

    15th of November 2012 · tags:

    Flute player Karolina Leedo plays her debut concert from the Academy at the Symphonic Hall, Musichall Aarhus, 17th of November at 16:00.

    The same day she will be interviewed at the radio program Read more

  • Song student blogs on Schubert

    14th of November 2012 · tags:

    The concert with baryton Simon Duus in Lille Sal, Musichall Aarhus, the 19th of November is also on Facebook. Nothing new in this! But here he now presents all the songs in Schuberts Winterreise, every day two new songs, with links to Yuotube videos.

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  • Composition teacher at Huddersfield Festival

    13th of November 2012 · tags:

    Simon Steen-Andersen has three of his works played at the famous Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, 16th to 24th of November, with well-known ensembles such as Oslo Sinfonietta and ensemble recherché.

  • New book about whistling

    12th of November 2012 · tags:

    Singing teacher and voice coach at the Academy Hans Toft-Olsen has published a new book about whistling. Through whistling children can improve not only their musicality but also their abilities to spell and read.

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  • Asbjørn in culture program at DR Radio

    10th of November 2012 · tags:

    Song student Asbjørn Toftdahl was guest in the program Culture News at P1, DR Radio, after a mini tour to Germany. Listen here (in Danish - after about 6 minutes).

  • Great placement by German critics

    9th of November 2012 · tags:

    Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik has rated the CD ”Maurice Duruflé: Samtlige orgel- og korværker” at the new ”Bestenliste”, side by side with a new CD with Andras Schiff.

    Several Academy teachers are involved at the CD: Organ teacher Kristian...
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  • New single from Academy Band

    8th of November 2012 · tags:

    Foyn Trio! releases a new single "Dementor" at Friday the 9th of November. The single will be available at Itunes, wimp and spotify. They also leave for a Norway tour, which ends up in Copenhagen at “Young Jazz Composer of the Year”, where Foyn Trio! is going to play with DR...
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  • Honorary prize to ass.prof.

    5th of November 2012 · tags:

    Friday the ”Blueskartellet” in Horsens rewarded Associate Professor Uffe Steen Jensen with their honorary prize 2012. Read more (in Danish).

  • Academy band nominated at DMA Jazz

    4th of November 2012 · tags:

    Foyn Trio! is nominated at Danish Music Awards Jazz 2012 / Vocal Jazz Recording of the Year, for the CD “Joy Visible”. The trio consists of Live Foyn Friis (vocal), Alex Jønsson (guitar) and Jens Mikkel Madsen (bass), all students at the Academy.

    DMA Jazz will take...
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  • Students will play for the royal family

    1st of November 2012 · tags:

    At the Fredensborgkoncert on Tuesday the 6th of November at Fredensborg Castle some of the Academy students will play for the royal family and guests: RAMA Brass, RAMA Celloensemble, Duo Polar and A S(TR)ING THING with among others Asbjørn Toftdahl will play at the concert. Prof.’s...
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  • Extra ordinary high level at soloist competition

    31st of October 2012 · tags:

    At Prinsens Musikkorps’ and the Academys soloist competition the 22th of October the level was extra ordinary high. The corps therefore decided to give not only one but three prizes and to rise the prize with 10.000 DK-KR.

    The winner of a concert with the corps and 10.000 DK-DR was...
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  • Concerts with composition teacher

    30th of October 2012 · tags:

    Meet hte Academys composition teacher Simon Steen-Andersen at conserts in Sønderborg the 4th of November (16:00, free admission), in Essen (Germany) the 10th of November and at the Festival November Music in 's-Hertogenbosch (Holland) the 11th of November.

  • Two Academy teachers at Brain Prize Meeting

    29th of October 2012 · tags:

    Phd.-student Anders Dohn and ass.prof. and phd. Bjørn ”Bønne” Petersen are going to tell about their research in Perfect Pitch (Dohn) and effects of musical ear training after cochlear implantation (Bønne) by The Brain Prize Meeting at Hindsgavl tomorrow Tuedays...
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  • Academy band as Local Hero

    26th of October 2012 · tags:

    Singer Live Foyn Friis and her band with fellow student from the academy, Foyn Trio!, was chosen as Local Hero and became the support band for Lise Westzynthius by two concerts in Aarhus and Sønderborg Thursday and Friday.

  • Distance learning at new diploma and master programme

    25th of October 2012 · tags:

    Distance learning is a central part of the new diploma and master programme Rhythmic Choir Conducting. Half of the students are from Norway, and the Adobe Connect system has been a great help. Every student has her own virtual classroom where videos, notes, feedback and so on can be shared.

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  • God reviews of DIEM jubilee CD

    23rd of October 2012 · tags:

    The DIEM 25 years anniversary jubilee CD has got a mostly god review in both a Danish and an international web magazine.
    Read the review at Music Web International Read more

  • Assoc. Prof. in Flensborg Avis

    22nd of October 2012 · tags:

    Piano Teacher Thomas Tronhjems latest CD’es with early Danish piano music has been reviewed in the Danish Flensborg Avis. The reviewer likes the music by H.O.C. Zink and wonders why it took more than 200 years to get this music out of the dark.

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  • Electronic music grand ma

    17th of October 2012 · tags:

    Proff. Wayne Siegel from the Academy was music consulter at the theater performance about Else Marie Pade, Danish electronic musics grand ma, her life and music, written by Suzanne Brøgger.

    The performance will take place in Rhythmic Hall at the Academy in Aarhus the 23th to 27th...
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  • Concerts with Rhythmic Church Musicians

    15th of October 2012 · tags:

    3 concerts with students and teachers from the brand new program: Rhythmic Church Musician:

    29th of October: Vejgaard Kirke
    30th of October: Gistrup Kirke
    1th of November: Gunderup Kirke

    All near by Aalborg.

    All concerts begins at 19:30.
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  • Oceans of music at Culture Night in Aarhus

    10th of October 2012 · tags:

    In the Culture Night in Aarhus the 12th of October the Academy will be present in the Aarhus Cathedral with 8 minor concerts for brass, organ and choir; and in the Music Hall Aarhus there will be 10 concerts with different rhythmic bands and a concert with five Beethoven Piano Sonatas.

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  • Young Jazz Composer of the Year may be from the Academy

    5th of October 2012 · tags:

    Song student Live Foyn Friis is one of three finalists by the final concert of the competition for the title: Young Jazz Composer of the Year 2012. The concert will be in DR-byen in Copenhagen the 16th of November with DR Big Band.

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  • Anne Øland in MODUS

    4th of October 2012 · tags:

    In the latest issue of MODUS, Danish magazine for music teachers, there is an article with piano professor Anne Øland.

    The 3th of November there will be a release arrangement at the Academy presenting Anne Ølands brand new website for piano teachers:...
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  • Montreux-prizes to NOMAZZ-student

    1st of October 2012 · tags:

    Jazz singer Elena Mindru from Romania is studying at the NOMAZZ program (Nordic Master in Jazz), which the Academy offers in cooperation with music academies in Sweden and Finland....
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  • Cello Festival in TV2 Østjylland

    28th of September 2012 · tags:

    Tonight TV2 Østjylland will bring a feature in the 19:30-news on the cello festival at the Academy this week. Read more about the festival here (in Danish). After Friday find the feature here: Read more

  • Fine review of Seyer-Hansen and Krogsøe

    27th of September 2012 · tags:

    The new Duruflé-CD with organ player Kristian Krogsøe and conductor Carsten Seyer-Hansen got a fine review at the German radio program WDR3. Listen here.

    Both Seyer-Hansen and...
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  • Academy teachers to South Africa

    26th of September 2012 · tags:

    Ass. Professors Søren Nørbo (piano) and Jens Christian Kwella (guitar) are going to visit the International Jazz School at Unisa at the University of South Africa. The Academy is participating in a brand new distance learning project with South Africa and North Carolina Central...
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  • Honorary prize to Academy Teacher

    25th of September 2012 · tags:

    Harpischord and organ player Lars Colding Wolf recieved this weekend the honorary prize of DK-KR 15.000 from Violinist Julie Friisholms Mindefond at a concert with Randers Chamber Orchestra.

    Colding Wolf is a very active baroque musician and is teaching harpischord and organ at...
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  • Debut singer in JP Aarhus

    24th of September 2012 · tags:

    Soprano Julie Kold Vilstrup gave her debut concert Saturday evening in the Symphonic Hall in Aarhus after her studies in the soloist class at the Academy.

    To day the newspaper JP Aarhus has a big article with the young soprano.

  • Ass. Prof. leading award winning choir

    24th of September 2012 · tags:

    Vocal ensemble Concert Clemens from Aarhus achieved the 2th prize at the international Harald Andersén Choir Competition in Finland this weekend.

    Assistant Professor Carsten Seyer-Hansen from the Academy is the founder of the choir and was conducting at the competition. The...
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  • Students at Punkt-festival

    22nd of September 2012 · tags:

    Academy students from Aalborg Stig Sylvest Hansen (drums) and Anne Sofie Christiansen (song and laptop) participated at the Punkt Festival earlier this month in Kristiansand, Norway, with Brian Eno as artistic director. The students performed a live-remix, which got a nice review in Read more

  • Academy helps in Afghanistan

    21st of September 2012 · tags:

    The Academy is involved in rebuilding the music life in Afghanistan, after the total ban of music during the Taliban period. Read more (in Danish) here.

  • Mojo Machine in Nordjyske

    20th of September 2012 · tags:

    The Aalborg Band Mojo Machine was interviewed in Nordjyske Stiftstidende yesterday about their new debut live-CD. The band consists of Kristian Djernes, student at the Academy, and Anders Lyhne and Jesper Bang, former students at the Academy.

  • Pre debut in local papers

    19th of September 2012 · tags:

    Saxofone student Henriette Jensen will finish her studies in the soloist class with debut concert in Aarhus the 5th of october.

    But allready the 28th of September she will play a pre debut concert at the Acedemy in Aalborg. She was born in Grindsted, north of Aalborg, and some of the...
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  • Positive accreditation

    18th of September 2012 · tags:

    The Accreditation Council has now given the Academy a positive accreditation after an academic assessment of the quality and relevance of the programme.

  • Visit from Bratislava

    17th of September 2012 · tags:

    The Academy often has visitors from abroad, normaly professors from other Academys. In this week the Academy has a visitor from ”Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava” in Slovakia, who is a concert producer and PR manager.

  • Head of development at DR-K

    16th of September 2012 · tags:

    Head of development at the Academy, Astrid Elbek, was in the 70-ties a part of the band Chit og Chanel. Meet Elbek and the band in the tv-programme DR-K Musik, Tuesday evening at 23.10 at Chanel DR-K.

  • Sound Gallery in Aarhus

    10th of September 2012 · tags:

    Professor Wayne Siegel has a new sound art installation in public space running from the 13th of September until the 1th of Oktober: Sound Gallery, in Bruuns Galleri in Aarhus. Read more here (in...
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  • Fine review of Ujazz

    9th of September 2012 · tags:

    Borth the concert for 12 old pianos, composed by Academy students, and the concert with Blood Sweat Drum'n'Bass Big Band (with asso. Professer Jens Christian ”Chappe” Jensen) got a fine reveiw at gaffa.dk.

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  • View – pay – print – play

    6th of September 2012 · tags:

    To former students from the Academy stands behind the new webshop for brass instruments: www.brassfactory.dk. They wanted to cut of the long waiting period at traditional shops. At the new page it is very easy to find, pay and print various...
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  • Release concert … and party!

    5th of September 2012 · tags:

    Ass. Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen and his Blood, Sweat, Drum + Bass Big Band are playing at Atlas in Aarhus, the 6th of September at 22:30 as a part of Ujazz at Aarhus Festuge.

    After the concert everyone...
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  • DIEM at LAK 2012

    4th of September 2012 · tags:

    Five students, two teachers and three former students from DIEM at The Academy in Aarhus will participate in the brand new nordic festival for sound-art, LAK, in Copenhagen, the 6th to the 9th of September.

    Visit the...
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  • Students at "Ujazz" at the Aarhus Festival

    2nd of September 2012 · tags:

    Both laptop students, electronic students and composition students will appear at the one day festival "Ujazz" the 6th of September in Aarhus, as a part of the Aarhus Festival.

    Read more (in Danish) Read more

  • RAMA at the Aarhus Festival

    29th of August 2012 · tags:

    The Academy is again this year very prensent at the Aarhus Festival, in the weekend the 31th of August - 3th of September.  Read more about the RAMA festival show 2012 here (in Danish).

  • Second prize at international competition

    26th of August 2012 · tags:

    In July academy student Simon Wildau, classical guitar, won the 2. Prize (400 Euro) at the international Concurso José Tomás guitar competition in Petrer in Spain.

  • Five stars to CD

    24th of August 2012 · tags:

    Lecturer Carsten Seyer-Hansen had earlier this year release of the CD ”Salmesuite” with his choir at the Aarhus Cathedral, Aarhus Domkirkes Kantori, and four guest musicians, among others Marilyn Mazur, percussion. In July the CD got a very fine review in Kristeligt Dagblad. Read an...
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  • Composition students to Island

    23rd of August 2012 · tags:

    UNM music festival, a festival of young Nordic composers, will be held in Reykjavík 28th of August – 1st of September 2012. The festival has been held annually since 1946 as a collaboration between the Nordic countries. Seven composers...
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  • Lecturer at Tønderfestival

    22nd of August 2012 · tags:

    Singer, songwriter and Academy teacher Turid Nørlund will appear at the p4-stage at the festival on Friday, 11.30. Here she will present her new single: ”Lines In The Distance”. See the YouTube-video here. Read the...
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  • Music students from Afghanistan

    21st of August 2012 · tags:

    Four young classical students (piano, trumpet, klarinet and violin) just arrived at Aarhus, where they will meet Danish students and teachers. They will stay for three months and receive lessons at both Aarhus Music School and at the Academy.

    The Academy is deeply involved in building up...
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  • Head of Development as city guide

    20th of August 2012 · tags:

    On Friday the 24th it will be decided if Aarhus will be European culture Capital 2017 or not. As a part of the last preparations the city administration has arranged guided tours to the city’s...
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  • Real Group-festival with Academy-participation

    8th of August 2012 · tags:

    World famous vocal ensemble The Real Group stands behind the Real Group Festival in Stockholm, the 16th to 19th of August. One of the workshop leaders will be Professor Read more

  • Glomas Masters in ministry magazine

    3rd of August 2012 · tags:

    Read the portrait (in Danish) of three brand new "Masters of Global Music" from the Academy here.

  • Associate Professor in Musicians Magazine

    2nd of August 2012 · tags:

    Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen is interviewed in a big article in the latest issue of "Musikeren", the Danish Musicians Magazine. 

    Here he tells about coorporation with musicians from Syria. Read the article (in Danish) Read more

  • Singers from Taiwan

    1st of August 2012 · tags:

    A group of professional a capella singers from Taiwan are in these days joining a course in rhythmic singing technic at the Academy. Here they will meet professor Jim Daus among others.

    Photo gallery here.

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  • Academy roots at Roskilde Festival

    31st of July 2012 · tags:

    Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen and his Blood Sweat Drum 'n Bass Big Band played backing at the great show at the Arena Stage at the end of Roskildefetivalen 2012. Read the fine reviews (in...
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  • Lars Thodberg Bertelsen-anniversary

    27th of July 2012 · tags:

    The first of august Associate Professor Lars Thodberg Bertelsen has his 25th anniversary at the Academy. He has during the years appeared with lieder and Danish songs and at Aarhus Sommeropera and Den Jyske Opera.

    With the video clip from Read more

  • Academy band opening Aarhus Jazz Festival

    9th of July 2012 · tags:

    The five young Academy students in the band ”Jonas Andreasens Big Ass Jazz Bash” are going to play at the official opening of Aarhus Jazz Festival the 14th of July. The concert will be at the new stage...
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  • Inspiration from Syria

    6th of July 2012 · tags:

    Jens Christian 'Chappe' Jensen has been inspirered by the Syrian music in his composition to Blood Sweat 'n' Bass Bigband. The new cd will be released Autumn 2012.

    Read the article about the syrian inspiration here (in danish)

  • Physical Eartraining - A Course with Professor Jim Daus Hjernøe

    6th of July 2012 · tags:

    Read the report from the Course in PO-Bladet (in danish)

  • Academy teachers at Aarhus Jazz Festival

    5th of July 2012 · tags:

    Many of the teachers at The Royal Academy will be playing at Aarhus Jazz Festival, from 14th to 21th of July.

    Look in the programme at www.jazzfest.dk for among others Christian Vuust, Jens Christian Kwella, Peter Vuust, Mads...
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  • Teacher and student at the same festival

    3rd of July 2012 · tags:

    Composition teacher at the Academy Simon Steen-Andersen and composition student Allan Gravgaard Madsen will both be performed at Hindsgavl Festival 8/7-19/7. Steen-Andersen has a whole concert of his own, 16/7 from 22.30; Allan Gravgaard Madsen will be presented by a total new piece, 10/7...
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  • Academy teacher with Tjaikovskij Competition Winners

    2nd of July 2012 · tags:

    Piano teacher at the Academy, Søren Rastogi, is going to play with two winners from the prestigious international Tjaikovskij Competition 2011 in Moscow at the Tivolifestival in Copenhagen.

    The 4th of Juli he will play with gold medal winner and celloplayer Narek...
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  • International jazz Corporation

    29th of June 2012 · tags:

    Academy Student Signe Bisgaard is the head and the composer at the project European Jazz Lab. They already played at Elbjazz-festival in May in Hamburg. 13th of July they shall play at the festival Swinging Groningen in Holland, and 17th of July they will play in Ridehuset at Aarhus...
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  • Music course global in DR P2

    27th of June 2012 · tags:

    Head of development at the Academy, Astrid Elbek, will to day be interviewed in the radio programme Klassisk Update at DR P2, between 15 and 16 hours.

    She will tell about the Academys...
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  • Piano teachers on study tour to Bayreuth

    26th of June 2012 · tags:

    7 piano teachers – both rhythmic and classical - just returned from a study tour to Steingräber & Söhne in the Wagner-city of Bayreuth. They learned about new materials for piano building and heard the E-272 grand piano. 

    Look at the photos Read more

  • Womens band in primary school?

    25th of June 2012 · tags:

    There has been a lot of hype about a new CD box with the four records from the 1970’es with the ground-breaking and very popular women-band Shit og Chanel. Head of development at the Academy, Astrid Elbek, was piano player in the band, and four of the five band members were candidates from...
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  • Fine review of new Duruflé-CD

    22nd of June 2012 · tags:

    A CD with organ and choir music by Maurice Duruflé gets 4 stars in Jyllandsposten to day. Also the CD is history of the day at DR P2.

    The two academy teachers Kristian Krogsøe...
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  • More money to music life in Aarhus

    20th of June 2012 · tags:

    Read the article (in Danish) in JP Aarhus here – and the new paper of action from “Musiktænketanken” Read more

  • Womens struggle still important

    15th of June 2012 · tags:

    Head of development at the Academy, Astrid Elbek, was in the 1970’s piano player in the woman band Shit og chanel. A new CD-box with the bands four records and some never released music will soon be released. Four of the five band members were candidates from The Royal Academy of Music in...
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  • GLOBAL - an article in Damusa Nyt

    14th of June 2012 · tags:

    Read the article here (p. 6 in danish)

  • Ass. Professor in DR P2 today

    13th of June 2012 · tags:

    Claus Olesen, head of classical department, will talk about classical examination conserts.

    Read more (in danish) here.

  • Cover Professor

    8th of June 2012 · tags:

    Trombone Professor Niels-Ole Bo Johansen at the cover at the german trombone magazine IPV-Printjournal. Read the interview in the magazine here.

  • DIEM Anniversary CD

    8th of June 2012 · tags:

    Read more about and listen to abstracts from the CD here.

    Read the covernote article about 25 years electronic music in Denmark Read more

  • Jens Olav Heckmann the last tenor

    7th of June 2012 · tags:

    Jens Olav Hecmann is probably the last classical tenor who is educatede from the Royal Academy in Aalborg. He was interview in Nordjyske the 5th of June

  • Absolute pitch and autism

    6th of June 2012 · tags:

    New article in international magazine by Academy Ph.D-student Anders Dohn. Read the article here.

  • New head of department, Aalborg

    5th of June 2012 · tags:

    Michael Bundgaard will from August be the new Head of pop and jazz department in Aalborg. He allso will continue as vice principal at the Academy.

  • Interview med Peter Vuust in Modus

    4th of June 2012 · tags:

    Read the interview here (p. 4, in danish)

  • Søren Birch celebrate 20 years anniversary with Coro Misto

    31st of May 2012 · tags:

    The 9th of June the Choir Coro Misto celebrate the 20 years of anniversary with a concert in Vor Frue Kirke in Aalborg. The conductor of the Choir is Søren Birch who has conducted the choir in 20 years. Søren Birch is Choir Conducter at the Royal Academy of Music

  • Royal music in TV-avisen

    31st of May 2012 · tags:

    Emir Bosnjak and his music for prince Henrik in TV-avisen 18:30 at 30th of May (26 minutes).

  • Cello-student as soloist with Aarhus Symphony

    30th of May 2012 · tags:

    Chiao-Hui Hwang is studying in the solo class at the Academy by prof. Henrik Brendstrup. In February she won the right to this concert with Aarhus Symphony at a competition at the Academy. She will play the cello concerto by Dvorak the 6th of June at a free summer concert at 19:30 in Symphonic...
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  • Academy teacher writing music for prins Henrik

    29th of May 2012 · tags:

    Accordeon teacher Emir Bosnjak has arranged and written a part of the music at the new CD ”La Sirène” with poems written by prins Henrik. The CD will be released at the prince’s birthday the 11th of June.

  • Academy students at international competition

    22nd of May 2012 · tags:

    Guitar students Tim Mcveigh-Pedersen and Jakob Bangsø achived the 4th and 2th prize at the international guitar competition at the Twents Guitar Festival in Holland the 20th of May.

  • New jazz professor visiting Aalborg

    16th of May 2012 · tags:

    Carsten Dahl – new professor at Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen – is giving masterclass and free concert in Aalborg 22th of May. Read more (in Danish).

  • Candidate project as festival

    16th of May 2012 · tags:

    Academy-candidate form 2011, Philip Aggensen, is the man behind "New Danish Churc Music 2012", from 17th to 20th of May i Aarhus.

    Read more (in danish).

  • Vocal Jazz ensemble goint to Basel

    15th of May 2012 · tags:

    The Academys Vocal Jazz Ensemble is leaving for a festival for young choir singers in Basel. Read more (in danish).

  • New programme in DR P4

    10th of May 2012 · tags:

    Martin Granum guest in DR P4 Nordylland - about the new programme Rhythmic Church Musician.

  • Simon Steen-Andersen-workshop in Zürich

    3rd of May 2012 · tags:

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  • Glomas student in "Musikeren"

    3rd of May 2012 · tags:

    Find the article with Emil Jensen on field studies in India here (in Danish); go to page 20.

  • Masterclass with italian piano professor

    2nd of May 2012 · tags:

    Elisabetta Pacelli from the famous Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome is visiting the Academy, the 3th to 5th of May.

  • Academy student awarded at international guitar competition

    30th of April 2012 · tags:

    Jakob Bangsø, classical guitar player at the Academy, achived the third prize at the international guitar competition in Nordhorn, Germany, this weekend.

  • Two Academy bands are winners at Student Music Award

    30th of April 2012 · tags:

    first prices goes to Academy-band The Boy That Got Away, second prize to Academy-band Like a Tiger by the first Student Music Award in Aarhus.

    Read more (in danish) here and Read more

  • Academy bands at the SPOT festival

    27th of April 2012 · tags:

    The Academy has chosen 4 very talented bands to perform at the SPOT festival in Aarhus 4-5th of May.

    Read more (in Danish).

  • Composition teacher at international festival

    26th of April 2012 · tags:

    The annual festival Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik is taking place next weekend, April 27 - 29, in Witten an der Ruhr, Germany, and on the festival programme are two new works by Simon Steen-Andersen. Read Read more

  • Audience award to cello student

    22nd of April 2012 · tags:

    Chiao-Hui Hwang from the Academy achieved the audience award at Den Danske Strygerkonkurrence in Aarhus this week.

  • Princial answers critics

    21st of April 2012 · tags:

    Read the article (in Danish) in Nordjyske Stiftstidende here.

  • Trombones abroad

    20th of April 2012 · tags:

    The Academys trombone class has recently been in Germany and is in this week visiting the trombone department at University of Texas, Austin, US.

  • Academy student at the Danish String Competition

    19th of April 2012 · tags:

    Chiao-Hui Hwang, cello, is now in the second round of the Danish String Competition for young string players in Aarhus.

    Read more (in Danish).

  • Great reviews of debut CD

    19th of April 2012 · tags:

    Read the review of Asbjøn Toftdahs CD Sunken Ships in "Information" here (in Danish). And in Soundvenue here (also in...
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  • Principal in DR P2

    19th of April 2012 · tags:

    Thomas Winther about the classical programme in Aalborg. Read more (in danish).

  • Town Counsil in Aalborg is writing at the minister of culture

    18th of April 2012 · tags:

    Read the letter (in danish) here.

    Headmaster Thomas Winther has today sent an article to the newspaper Nordjyske Stiftstidende.

  • Student as manager at Carl Nielsen Festival

    17th of April 2012 · tags:

    Carl Nielsen Festival at the Academy 19th to 21th of April is arranged by piano student from Russia, Maria Eshpai.
    See the Festival-program here.

  • Exchange visit from US

    16th of April 2012 · tags:

    Professor Russell Pinktson and two students from University of Texas, Austin, US, is visiting DIEM at the Academy. A common concert will be hold the 19th of April. Read more.

  • Academy band at the Ung Jazz final

    14th of April 2012 · tags:

    Frekvens Frekvens is an Academy Band of 5 members. They just won a place at the final at the Ung Jazz 2012-competition.

    Read more (in danish) here.

    Meat the band at the Read more

  • RAMA festival at TV2 Nord

    13th of April 2012 · tags:

    Look at TV2 Nord.

     

  • World leading guitarplayer i Aalborg and Aarhus

    4th of April 2012 · tags:

    American jazz guitar player Jonathan Kreisberg is visiting the Academy in Aalborg and Aarhus the 15-16. April. He will give a public concert at Nordkraft in Aalborg the 15th at 20:00. And he will give masterclasses for the students in both Aalborg and Aarhus both days.

    John Scofield...
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  • Student at the opening of Godsbanen

    29th of March 2012 · tags:

    Laila Skovmand and her performance Aquasonic will be a part of the opening of Godsbanen in Aarhus the 30th of March.

    Read more about the performance (in Danish) here.

    Read more about Godsbanen (in Danish) Read more

  • Students and teacher behind new jazz project in Aalborg

    29th of March 2012 · tags:

    First activity of the project Meutiviti is a concert on March 31th at Ulla Terkelsen, London in Aalborg

    Read more in the press release (in Danish).

  • Jazz musicians has the strongest reaktion

    28th of March 2012 · tags:

    New research shows that jazz musicians has the strongest reaktion on small variations in music.

    Read more (in Danish) here.

  • Principal answers crtitics

    27th of March 2012 · tags:

    Yesterday the Academy announced a cut down of classical students in Aalborg.

    The decission has been blamed by locals in todays Nordjyske Stiftstidende, and principal Thomas Winther answers.

    Read more (in Danish) Read more

  • Trombone tour to Germany and Latvia

    23rd of March 2012 · tags:

    The Academys trombone class is visiting The International Trombone Associations symposium in Hannovner the 31th of March - and the 3th International Brass Symposium i Riga the 2th of April.

    Before departure RAMA trombones will play in Aarhus the 26th of March - read Read more

  • Student-succes with crowd-funding

    20th of March 2012 · tags:

    Soffie Viemose is laptop musician at the rhytmic programme. She has now succeded with crowd-funding her EP-project.

    Read more (in danish) in Read more

  • Choir teacher as composer

    19th of March 2012 · tags:

    Associate Professor Søren Birch has written a number of lyric songs. A great part of them will be performed by Coro Misto at the Academy in Aalborg, Ryesgade 52, the 26th of March.

  • Crowdfunding. Interview with Soffie Viemose

    19th of March 2012 · tags:

    Read the interview here (in danish)

  • Jazz-visit from Texas

    18th of March 2012 · tags:

    The University of Texas Jazz Quartet is visitng the Academy the 20-23th of March. They will give masterclass'es and an open concert (free entrence) the 22th at 20:00 in Falken (room 226) in Aarhus.

    The visit is a result of the partnershib between the Academy and The University of Texas,...
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  • Student and teacher by the waterfront

    11th of March 2012 · tags:

    Soprano Anna Maria Wierød and her teacher, baryton Lars Thodberg Bertelsen, in Purcells Dido and Aeneas - in Grenaa Svømmehal the 14th of March.

    Read more (in danish).

  • DIEM Anniversary in TV2

    9th of March 2012 · tags:

    Look at the interview with Fuzzy (in danish) here.

  • Prof. Wayne Siegel in Aarhus Stiftstidende

    7th of March 2012 · tags:

    Read the article (in danish) here.

    Read about the 25th anniversary DIEM concert here.

  • Maserclass and concert for Erling Bløndal

    6th of March 2012 · tags:

    World famous danish cellist Erling Bløndal will be honered by a concerto in Symphonic Hall, Aarhus, the 11th of March by the cello students and former pupils, among others celloprofessor Henrik Brendstrup. Read more (in danish).

    There will...
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  • Women and music. Interview with Astrid Elbek

    6th of March 2012 · tags:

    Should women be pushed into rhythmic music? This question has been discussed at a conference at Rhythmic Music Conservatorium. Read the comments of Head of development Astrid Elbek in danish

  • Fine review of Siegels Organ Concerto

    5th of March 2012 · tags:

    Professor Wayne Siegels Organ Concerto had its first performance with Aarhus Symphony on the 1th of March.

    The review in Aarhus Stiftsstidende is very god. Read it here (in danish).

  • Concert with Aarhus Symphony

    1st of March 2012 · tags:

    Academy students are playing toghether with professionals at the concert to night with Aarhus Symphony in Symphonic Hall, Aarhus, 19.30.

    The students are playing Smetana, Holst and especially Janacek, where a lot of ekstra brass is needed.

    At the same concert organ professor...
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  • Mathias Hammer in DR P2

    28th of February 2012 · tags:

    Listen to the prrogram (in Danish) with the Academy Piano soloist 2011 Mathias Hammer at DR P2 the 2th of March between 19.20 and 20.00. He is playing Gershwin and Chopin.


  • Great article about RAMA Brass sektion in Brass Herald

    27th of February 2012 · tags:

    Read the article about the Academy's brass sektion in the leading international brass magazine The Brass Herald - you can read the article Read more

  • New academy course in DR P2

    22nd of February 2012 · tags:

    Listen at "Klassisk Update" at DR P2 to day 15.30-16.

    Read more here.

  • The musician as researcher

    13th of February 2012 · tags:

    Professor Ulrik Spang-Hanssen has published an article in the peer reviewed magazine Danish Musicology Online. Read it here.

  • Great international review of Niels-Ole Bo Johannsen

    11th of February 2012 · tags:

    "Those interested in modern trombone works would be wise to add this recording to their collection!" - read the full review of the new CD with Prof. Niels-Ole Bo Johannsen from the International Trombone Association Journal Read more

  • Dominik Falenski at P2

    10th of February 2012 · tags:

    Listen to Dominik Falenski, who tells about entrepreneurship at The Royal Academy of Music at the Danish Broadcast (in danish)

     

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  • Celloplayer is the winner

    8th of February 2012 · tags:

    Cello student Chiao-Hui Hwang was appointet winner of the Academys soloist competion the 6th of January.

    She is now going to play the solo part in Dvoraks Cello concerto with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra at their consert in The Aarhus Concert Hall, Symphonic Hall, the 6th of June.

  • World music percusion player Adam Rudolph at the Academy

    7th of February 2012 · tags:

    Read more (in Danish) here.

  • Postyr Projekt nominated at a capella award

    6th of February 2012 · tags:

    The academy-based a capella quintet Postyr Project is nominated in three categories by the annual Contemporary Acappella Recording Awards (CARA), who recognize the best of recorded a cappella music.

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  • Mathias Hammer in DR P2

    2nd of February 2012 · tags:

    Listen to the prrogram (in Danish) with the Academy Piano soloist 2011 Mathias Hammer at DR P2 the 7th February between 19.20 and 20.00. He is playing Gershwin and Chopin.

  • Student in Aarhus Stiftstidende

    1st of February 2012 · tags:

    Portrait of Asbjørn Toftdahl - read the article here (in Danish).

    Listen to the debut album "Sunken ships" at www.asbjornmusic.dk

  • Concert with Aarhus Symphony

    1st of February 2012 · tags:

    Academy students are palying together with the professionals at the concert with Aarhus Symphony to night in the Symphonic Hall i Aarhus 19.30.

  • Bachir Attar-workshop in Aarhus

    25th of January 2012 · tags:

    Leader of world famous world music group is visiting the Academy. Read more here (in danish).

  • Fridays prayer by composition student

    23rd of January 2012 · tags:

    Academy Student Allan Gravgaard Madsen in "Fredagsbønnen" at the website of the Composers Society. (In Danish.)

  • Portrait of piano student

    20th of January 2012 · tags:

    Jakob Alsgaard Bahr from the soloist class in TV2 Østjylland 18/1.

  • Principal head of think tank

    20th of January 2012 · tags:

    Thomas Winther is head of new think tank i Aarhus, wich shall come with input to the communyti. Winther was a.o. interveiwed in Politiken yesterday.

  • Musicians health

    19th of January 2012 · tags:

    Read the article (in Danish) in "Musikeren" - with among other  teachers from The Royal Academy, Aarhus.

  • Workshop with Jerry Bergonzi

    16th of January 2012 · tags:

    World known tenor saxophone player Jerry Bergonzi has played with among others Mike Stern, Adam Nussbaum and Dave Brubeck. On a tour in Denmark he will give a workshop at the Academy the 24th of January.

  • Student recording in New York

    15th of January 2012 · tags:

    Basplayer Kenneth Dahl Knudsen from the Academy's department i Aalborg is leaving for New York at the end of January. There he will record a new album with danish and american musicians.

    Read more (in danish) in the interview in Read more

  • New song centers

    13th of January 2012 · tags:

    Academy teachers are involved in new song centers. Read more (in Danish) here.

  • Clinic with jazz legend Mulgrew Miller

    12th of January 2012 · tags:

    Jazz legend Mulgrew Mille (piano) gives a workshop/clinic at the Academy for the rhytmic students the 31th of January (16-17.15 in Falken / aud. 226).

    Miller is an outstanding jazz pianist who has worked with among others Freddie Hubbard, NHØP, Toots Thielemans, Branford Marsalis...
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  • Roma!

    9th of January 2012 · tags:

    Song students from the Academy will visit Rome this week and give two concerts in the american church and at the famous Academia Santa Cecilia.

  • Talent work in Herning Bladet

    6th of January 2012 · tags:

    Associate Professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen participates in talent work for (very) young jazz musiciens in Herning.

    Read the article (in danish) in Herning Bladet here.

  • Soloist in DR P2 / P1

    5th of January 2012 · tags:

    Kristian Skårhøj will give an interview at the radio programme Klassisk Update at DR P2 Friday between 13 og 16.

    Listen to the programme at DAB or from the P2 homepage.

    Read more about the debut concert of...
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  • Lecture Steenstrup in Das Orchester

    4th of January 2012 · tags:

    Lecture Kristian Steenstrup was invited by the Mannheim opera Orchestra for a workshop. Afterwords he was interviewed for the international magazine for orchestra musicians, Das Orchester.

    You can find the artickles with Steenstrup in the latest issue (1/2012) - view an abstrackt Read more

  • Greatings at prof. Damgaard

    3rd of January 2012 · tags:

    A lot of greatings and fine reviews has appeared in many danishs newspapers when John Damgaard, Professor Emeritus (piano) at The Academy, had his 70 years birthday the 30th of December 2011.

  • Steen-Andersen awardet by Statens Kunstfond

    21st of December 2011 · tags:

    Academy teacher in composition Simon Steen-Andersen has been awarded by DanishArts.dk.

    Read the motivation (in danish).

  • Osgood and Indianerne - among the best jazz records 2011

    20th of December 2011 · tags:

    Kresten Osgood and Indianerne - awarded one of the five best danish jazz records of 2011 by Politiken.

    Read more (in danish).

    Osgood is guest teacher at the Academy -...
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  • Nice review of Christian Vuust

    19th of December 2011 · tags:

    Read the review (in danish) from the web magazine skopet.dk here.

  • Great review of CD by organ Professor

    18th of December 2011 · tags:

    Prof. Ulrik Spang-Hanssens new CD with Randers Kammerorchestra playing organ concertos by Händel has got af great review in Randes amtsavis.

    Read the review (in danish) here (part...
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  • Big grant at piano student

    8th of December 2011 · tags:

    On sutterday the 10th Jakob Alsgaard Bahr will recieve 250.000 kr. from Harby Fonden.

    Read the press release (in danish).

     

  • Fine review of Tronhjem-CD

    5th of December 2011 · tags:

    Today in JP Aarhus you could find af nice review of associate professor Thomas Tronhjems new CD with early danish piano music by H.O.C. Zink.

    Read the article (in danish) here and Read more

  • Article on Carsten Seyer Hansen in JP

    1st of December 2011 · tags:

    Read the newspaper article here (in danish).

  • Huddersfeld-review of Simon Steen-Andersen

    30th of November 2011 · tags:

    "It was breathtakingly inventive, and over too soon" The Telegraph wrote after a Simon Steen-Andersen performence at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music.

    Steen-Anderseen is teaching composition at the Academy.
    Read the review Read more

  • New honorary Professor

    28th of November 2011 · tags:

    Spanish guitar professor Marco Socías new honorary Professor at the Academy.

    Read the press release (in danish).

  • Berlingske about international students

    22nd of November 2011 · tags:

    Read the article here (part 1) and here (part 2) (in...
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  • Jyllands Posten about Songwriting

    21st of November 2011 · tags:

    Read the article here (in danish).

  • Great review in Trombone Journal

    20th of November 2011 · tags:

    "The performance by Niels-Ole Bo Johansen on trombone is masterful" according to "International Trombone association Journal" in the review of a brand new CD with chamber music of Per Nørgård.

    Read the article Read more

  • Brand new cooporation with The Sibelius Academy

    18th of November 2011 · tags:

    The headmasters of the two academys has agreed to form an academic and artistic alliance, "SIBRA", to deepen academic exchange and enhance co-operational development between the two institutions.

    Read Read more

  • Steen-Andersen with danish composers at Huddersfield

    15th of November 2011 · tags:

    Danish composers at the top of the programme at the Hudderfield Festival - among them academy teacher Simon Steen-Andersen.

    Read more (in danish).

  • Five students as solists with Aalborg Symfoniorkester

    15th of November 2011 · tags:

    Five student won the competition friday: Ann Sophie Rønne Hansen, flute; Sidsel Aja Eriksen, mezzosoprano; Chiao-Hui Hwang, cello; Hana Strelcova, cello; og  Christine Christensen, mezzosoprano.

    They will all participate as soloists by a concert with Aalborg Symfoniorkester...
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  • Birthday articles on prof. Peter Vuust

    14th of November 2011 · tags:

    50 years old Peter Vuust in Berlingske and Jyllandsposten.

  • International student is winner of soloist competition

    14th of November 2011 · tags:

    Valentin Guerin (trombone) from France was the winner at the soloist competition friday. The second prize-winner was soprano Julie Albertsen. Both winners will have a public concert with Prinasens Musikkorps the 22th and 23th of March.

    To day monday there is a a new competition on a...
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  • Concerts with AROS Ensemble and Nordjyske Pianister

    11th of November 2011 · tags:

    Consert in Little Hall, Musikhuset Aarhus 14/11 19:30 and at Nordkraft, Aalborg, 16/11 20:00.

    Read more (in danish)

  • Osgood, Indianerne and Jerome Cooper

    11th of November 2011 · tags:

    Masterclass and concert 15-16/11 in Aarhus.

    The concert will be in Kammermusiksalen at 20:00 wednesday.

  • Five stars to Christian Vuust

    10th of November 2011 · tags:

    Read the review of the new CD from "Den danske Salmeduo" (Christian Vuust and Hans Esbjerg) in Aarhus Stiftstidende here (in danish).

    Release-concert in Musikhuset Aarhus,...
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  • Vibeke Falden receives the Spoken Words Price

    8th of November 2011 · tags:

    Vibeke Falden receives this years Spoken Word Price

    See more at Youtube

    Read about Spoken Word Festival here

  • Roger Treece workshop in Aalborg

    8th of November 2011 · tags:

    Treece is producer for Bobby McFerrin. Read the press release (in danish) here.

  • Feature on the new songwriter programme on TV2 Østjylland

    4th of November 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in Danish).

  • Lars Fiil Quartet nominated at Danish Music Award

    3rd of November 2011 · tags:

    Lars Fiil Quartet is nominated at the Danish Music Award Jazz as the new danish jazz-name for their CD ”Reconsideration.”

    The musicians are students or former students at the Academy.

    Follow the prize event live the 5th of november at: Read more

  • Students in TV2 Nord

    2nd of November 2011 · tags:

    TV2 Nord was there when af group of students from the Academy visited Åbebybro Friskole yesterday.

    You can look at the feature here (at about 3:15) - and read more about the tour (in...
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  • Talent work in Herning Bladet

    2nd of November 2011 · tags:

    The Academy is involved in the talent project UnderGround, initiated by the jazz organisation Swinging Europe

    Monday and Tuesday ass. professor Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen participated in a workshop in...
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  • Academy professor in DR P2

    1st of November 2011 · tags:

    Niels-Ole Bo Johansen in the new DR P2-programme "Jensen og musikken" at DR P2/P1, 18.10-19.20.

  • Academy students supports Sort Sol

    1st of November 2011 · tags:

    Boho Dancer will be supporting Sort Sol at their Denmark-tour from friday the 4th of November. Read the press release (in danish).

    Two of the three members of Boho...
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  • Old student won the price of Bent Jædig

    31st of October 2011 · tags:

    Jan Harbeck won the famouse price of Bent Jædig.

    Read more (in danish) here

     

  • New honorary professor

    30th of October 2011 · tags:

    The rrussian pianist Irina Osipova is now appointed honorary professor. Read more (in danish).

  • New programme: Songwriter

    28th of October 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Student as PROMUS profile

    24th of October 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Osgood at Smagsdommerne, DR2

    18th of October 2011 · tags:

    Kresten Osgood and the Academy-based big band Indianerne at the tv-programme "Smagsdommerne", DR2 - here (from 0:39'00).

  • Student as "Nordjyllands Jazznavn"

    18th of October 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish) - and look at TV2 Nord Read more

  • DJM debut in DR P2

    17th of October 2011 · tags:

    Meet Eskild Skovbakke Winding at DR P2 tonight after 19.00h.

  • Debut-singer in DR P2

    14th of October 2011 · tags:

    Stine Elbæk Rysgaard will apear in DR P2's programe "Klassisk Update" to day, Friday the 14th of October, between 13 and 15.30.

  • 6 stars to DJ Static with BSDB

    10th of October 2011 · tags:

    Read the review (in danish) here.

  • Uffe Steen at the blog

    7th of October 2011 · tags:

    Interview (in danish) with guitar-teacher Uffe Steen at the blog: http://kthodsen.mediajungle.dk/

  • Reception

    7th of October 2011 · tags:

    Presentation of the new book: "Singing Prima Vista" by associate professor Bodil Krogh - in the cantina at the Academy in Aarhus, to day the 7th of October 14.00-15.30.

    More about the book (in danish) here.

  • Koncert Café in JP Aarhus

    4th of October 2011 · tags:

    Read the article (in danish).

  • Academy Students at Aarhus Took It-festival

    28th of September 2011 · tags:

    Monkey Bars at Aarhus Took It the 8th of Oktober.

    www.facebook.com/monkeybarslive

  • Kenneth D. Knudsen in the finale

    26th of September 2011 · tags:

    The Haze by Kenneth D. Knudsen is nominated in the DPA Jazz Componist  Konkurrence. You can hear/see the finale at Sutdio 2 in Concert House of DR the 5th of November. Read more...
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  • Norjyske Pianister in the newspaper

    26th of September 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Simon Steen-Andersen nominated to “P2-prisen”

    25th of September 2011 · tags:

    The Simon Steen-Andersen-CD ”Pretty Sound” is nominated to “P2-prisen” at DR in the category “New music”. The prices will be released the 30th of September.

    Read Read more

  • Open house at PROMUS

    22nd of September 2011 · tags:

    Wednesday the 28th of September, 15.30 – 17.30 at Råbar, Vester Alle 15, Aarhus.

    For everyone with interest in muscial life in Aarhus. Meet among others: ROSA, LMF and the culture department. Read Read more

  • Nørbo live in DR Jazz

    21st of September 2011 · tags:

    Live interview with ass. prof. Søren Nørby about 15.30 to day at the new DR jazz-chanal, P8jazz, at DAB and internatradio: www.dr.dk/p8jazz

    The interview will be about the Read more

  • Derek Holzer in consert

    20th of September 2011 · tags:

    Derek Holzer (1972) is an American sound artist living in Berlin, whose current interests include DIY (Do-it-yourself) analog electronics, sound art, field recording and the meeting points of electroacoustic, noise, improv and extreme music. He has played live experimental sound, as well as...
    Read more

  • New piaono society

    20th of September 2011 · tags:

    Opening concert the 25th of September with new piano society in Aalborg, based on among others students from the Academy. Read more (in danish) at the website: www.nordjyskepianister.dk

  • Great review in Politiken for Kresten Osgood and Indianerne

    15th of September 2011 · tags:

    Read the review (in Danish).

  • Ryoji Ikeda at the Academy

    12th of September 2011 · tags:

    Japan’s leading electronic composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda focuses on the minutiae of ultrasonics, frequencies and the essential characteristics of sound itself. He won the Golden Nica Award in 2001.

    Ikeda is visiting the Academy the 15th of september, with clinics for DIEM...
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  • McFerrin in danish music magazine

    7th of September 2011 · tags:

    Read the article here (in danish). McFerrin was appointet associated professor at the Academy in May 2011.

  • Academy teacher winner at nordic accordion competition

    6th of September 2011 · tags:

    Emir Bosnjak is winner of the nordic accordion competion and will be nordic participant at the international competition in Rome in October.

    Read more here (ind danish) or at Bosnjaks Read more

  • Kr 100.000 to DIEM

    2nd of September 2011 · tags:

    "Statens Kunstfond" has donated kr. 100.000 to the Academys department for electronic music, DIEM. The amount should be used for 10 new electronic compositions, to mark the 25 years aniversary of DIEM in 2012.

  • Debut in DR P2

    31st of August 2011 · tags:

    Meet Judy Elisa Hunskjær Olesen – with her debut from the Academy in December 2010 – in DR P2 at Sunday the 4th og September, 19.00.

  • Fine reviews at guitar-teacher Kwella

    30th of August 2011 · tags:

    Academy teacher Jens christian Kwalla recieves great reviews - read abstracts (in danish) here.

    Look also at YuoTube Read more

  • Masterclass with John Scofield

    27th of August 2011 · tags:

    the 2th September in Frederikshavn for Academy Students.

    Cioncert in Aarhus 30-31th August in Aarhus and 2th September in Frederikshavn.

  • Fine review of Acedamy composition students

    26th of August 2011 · tags:

    Read the review in Jyllandsposten (in danish) here.

  • Academy students at Festuge-opening

    24th of August 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • African Footprint with academy students

    23rd of August 2011 · tags:

    Read pressrelease (in danish).

  • Fine Norwegian review of Søren Nørbo Trio CD: I Ydre Hjerte

    18th of August 2011 · tags:

    Read the review.

  • Great new review in JazzSpecial of Søren Nørbo CD I Ydre hjerte

    18th of August 2011 · tags:

    Read the review.

  • 3 academy students at Young Nordic Music Festival

    15th of August 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in Danish).

  • Derek Holzer artist in residence

    12th of August 2011 · tags:

    Derek Holzer, sound artist from US, will be artist in residence at DIEM from the 15th of August to the 15th of December. He will give concerts and workshops. Read more about Holzer.

  • Debut in DR P2

    11th of August 2011 · tags:

    Meet Judy Elisa Hunskjær Olesen – with her debut from the Academy in December 2010 – in DR P2 at Sunday the 14th, 19.00.

  • L'ectroscope in TV2Nord

    11th of August 2011 · tags:

    See the interview with Julie Ben Semane Boutrup and Henrik Fevre from L'Ectroscope here

  • Silent Concerts

    9th of August 2011 · tags:

    Vibeke Falden and L'Ectroscopes concert in Kedelhallen at Nordkraft the 11th and 12th of August are silent. The music will be transmitted electronic from the musicians to the listeners.

  • The battle for orchestral jobs

    5th of July 2011 · tags:

    Read the interview with principal Thomas Winther in the danish magazine Musikeren (in danish)

  • New DIVA artist

    16th of June 2011 · tags:

    Derek Holzer (1972) is an American sound artist living in Berlin, whose current interests include DIY analog electronics, sound art, field recording and the meeting points of electroacoustic, noise, improv and extreme music. He has played live experimental sound, as well as taught sound art...
    Read more

  • Fine review of Simon Steen-Andersen

    14th of June 2011 · tags:

    Simon Steen-Andersen at the Athelas New Music Festival in Copenhagen - read the review (in danish): www.seismograf.org

  • Fine reveiw of Academy Students

    10th of June 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Academy bands at START! Festival

    7th of June 2011 · tags:

    Academy-students or former students are involved in Flødeklinikken, Simon Luth, Boho Dancer og Kites and Komets at START! Festivalen 2011 i Copenhagen 16th-18th of June.

  • International conference: Learning and Memory

    6th of June 2011 · tags:

    The international conference THE NEUROSCIENCES AND MUSIC – IV: Learning and Memory is held in Edinburgh, Scotland, the 9th-12th of June.

    The conference attracts a broad range of established scientists, neuroscientists, psychologists, clinical neurologists, clinical psychologists,...
    Read more

  • Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen in Jazzpecial

    6th of June 2011 · tags:

    How did Blood Sweat Drum + Bass arise? What is happening in the future with the Big Band? Find the answers in the interview with Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen in Jazzspecial no. 121

  • SPOT on talents

    1st of June 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Students behind altenative classical consert

    31st of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish) here and here.

  • SPOT opening with i.e. Academy Bands

    27th of May 2011 · tags:

    Postyr Projekt and Blood Sweat Drum + Bass Big Band - read more (in danish) at GAFFA.dk

  • Tjørnhøj-work at IAWM, US

    26th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in english!!).

  • Debate at SPOT

    26th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Lots of Academy Students at SPOT 2011

    25th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Kazuya Kato in DR, Kulturnyt

    24th of May 2011 · tags:

    Listen here.

  • Asbjoern and the Strange Ears in Stiften

    23rd of May 2011 · tags:

    Read the article (in danish).

  • More fine rewievs of Kwellas Embrace

    19th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Students at HeadQuarters in Aarhus

    16th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Lydenskab made city artists in Horsens

    12th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in Danish).

  • New book from Karl Aage Rasmussen

    12th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read some of the rewievs here (in danish).

  • 2 Academy bands af winners in P3-competition

    11th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Masterclass: prof. Nathaniel Brickens, Texas

    11th of May 2011 · tags:

    Prof. and trombone player Nathaniel Brickens, Texas, is visiting the Academy in this week.

  • Carsten Niebuhr 250 Years

    10th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Former student in "Musikeren"

    9th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • McFerring professor

    6th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish). 

  • Conference: Music and Language in the Brain

    5th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish).

  • Ph.d. Anders Dohn in DR P2

    4th of May 2011 · tags:

    Read about and listen to the interview (in danish) here.

  • Associate Professor at playwithapro.com

    3rd of May 2011 · tags:

    Kristian Steenstrup is one of the teachers at www.playwithapro.com

  • Metro Express on electronic music

    2nd of May 2011 · tags:

    Read the article (in danish)

  • New research: Interaktion between rythmic, tune and emotion

    29th of April 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish) in News from Rasearch at RAMA.

  • RAMA at Radio Aalborg today

    28th of April 2011 · tags:

    Listen between 16.30 and 17 hour - Nina Lange is guest at Radio Aalborg, in "Torsdagsbar". Find frequenses at www.radioaalborg.dk

     

  • Day of research in Stiften

    28th of April 2011 · tags:

    Read more (in danish) in Aarhus Stiftstidende.

  • Fine review in Information of Søren Nørbo CD I ydre hjerte

    27th of April 2011 · tags:

    Read the review.

  • Fantastic review of L'etroscope

    27th of April 2011 · tags:

    Read the review at Nordjyske.dk  and see them at Read more

  • Review on Asa Nisa Masa

    26th of April 2011 · tags:

    with Blood, Sweat, Drum'n Bass Big Band - in swedish magazine Orkester Journalen.

  • Great review in JazzSpecial of new Søren Nørbo CD I Ydre hjerte

    13th of April 2011 · tags:

    Read the review.

  • Exelent review of new Karl Aage Rasmussen-book

    11th of April 2011 · tags:

    in JyllandsPosten...
    Read more

  • Two new professors

    8th of April 2011 · tags:

    Michelle Makarski (US), violin, and Henrik Brendstrup DK), cello.

    Read the Presslease (in danish) here.

  • Fine review of Steen-Andersen CD in Norway

    7th of April 2011 · tags:

    New, fine review in Norway (Dagsavisen) of Simon Steen-Andersen: Pretty Sound.

  • Easter Holiday in the administration and at the library

    6th of April 2011 · tags:

    The academy administration and libraries is closed from Saturday April 16th till Monday April 25th

  • Glomus Camp 2011

    4th of April 2011 · tags:

    Students and teacher from the Academy are participating in the international Glomus Camp 2011.

  • RAMA 2011 programme

    1st of April 2011 · tags:

    Find it here.

  • Day of research

    31st of March 2011 · tags:

    The 29th of april. Read more (in danish).

  • Debut in DR P2

    24th of March 2011 · tags:

    28/3: Therese Andersen, violin

    29/3: Cecilie Højgaard Nielsen, flute

  • PianoRAMA-competition in tv news

    23rd of March 2011 · tags:

    TV2 the 22end of march. And also at the TV2 web.