More info: www.knarborg.com

Primært arbejdsområde: Klassisk slagtøj

Formelle kvalifikationer / uddannelse:
 Solistklasse, klassisk slagtøj, 2003

Kompetencer:

Kunstnerisk virke siden 1995. Solist, kammermusiker og orkestermusiker.

Udvikling af model for undervisning i orkesterinstrumenter sammen med slagtøjsspillere fra Det Kongelige Kapel, DR symfoniorkestret og Metropolitan Operaen.

Udvikling af pædagogik til undervisning i den tyske paukeskole.

Forskning, pædagogisk udviklingsarbejde og kunstnerisk udviklingsarbejde. 

 

Erfaringsgrundlag / Seneste aktiviteter:

Slagtøjsspiller i Aarhus Sinfonietta   www.sinfonietta.dk

Trioen Voz Nueva (siden 2004, ny musik, klassisk og renaissance musik for slagtøj, sang og guitar)

Omfattende assistance i symfoniorkestre og ensembler

PercussionPoetry perfomance ved Berlin Festival für Poesie 2017

Oplæg og deltagelse i PASIC (Percussive Arts Societys International Convention) 2009

Solist med Århus Symfoniorkester 2012 i Bela Bartok: Koncert for 2 klaverer, slagtøj og orkester.

Spillede åbningskoncerten ved PASIC 2016 i Indianapolis og er præsident for det danske PAS chapter.

Masterclasses på Juilliard School of Music - New York, Sibelius Academy - Finland, Conservatorium van Amsterdam og en række andre verdensberømte institutioner. 

 

FOKU

Primært forsknings- eller projektområde: Kunstnerisk Udviklingsarbejde støttet direkte af Kulturministeriet: Neu Erhörte Klänge - om brug af Ki-Aikidoteknikker i slagtøjspædagogik.

Projektet inkluderer et interventionsstudie omkring marimbaklang og pædagogik, som er besvaret af et internationalt ekspertpanel

 

Øvrig forskning og udviklingsarbejde:

Indspilning af CD’er, fødekædeudvikling, pædagogik, nordisk slagtøjsfestival (PercussionPLUS), Nordic Percussion Festival 2015 og 2017. 

 

Afsluttede FOKU projekter: Danish Youth Percussion, Danish Girlpower Percussion. 

 

 

Percussion Artist and Teacher

Danish percussion artist Henrik Knarborg Larsen has performed as a soloist and chamber-musician all over Scandinavia, Europe, USA and Asia. He is Head of Percussion at the Royal Academy of Music Aarhus/Aalborg, where he has re-build the percussion education, based on modern principles that encompass interpretation theory, practice strategy and body and mind awareness inspired by the Japanese martial art Ki-Aikido.

 

He has taught students about his principles at masterclasses around the world, including institutions such as Juilliard School of Music -New York, Sibelius Academy - Finland and Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

 

In Paris 2007 he premiered the solo show "Les sons de l’art" - a combined theatre and contemporary music performance. In 2014 he acquired the position as percussionist at Århus Sinfonietta, the oldest and most prestigious contemporary music ensemble in Denmark.

 

In 2015 he released a new approach to performance videos, and a artistic research article of Simon Steen-Andersen’s "Split Point" written for him, and he played this work solo at the prestigious opening concert of PASIC (the worlds largest percussion festival) in 2016.

 

The Danish Arts Counsil supports him 2017-2019 in a large scale Artistic Research project including research on his Ki-Aikido methods and special video recordings of some of the masterpieces in the percussion litterature.

 

"My wish is to make music a larger part of society and help people to start being more creative and listening in their life. My teacher in Freiburg Bernhard Wulff said that if we could make society work like a good chamber music group we would all be more happy."

 

Please refer to my homepage for more info:  www.knarborg.com