The Trumpet Section of the Iceland symphony orchestra

We had a very good meeting with the main trumpet section of the Iceland symphony orchestra and they were, pardon the pun, blown away with the Odyssey range.

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  • Ásgeir Steingrímsson Asgeir Griffiths , leiðari conductor
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    Ásgeir Steingrímsson Asgeir Griffiths , leiðari conductor

    Ásgeir Hermann Steingrímsson hóf tónlistarnám sitt á Húsavík en fór síðar í Tónlistarskólann í Reykjavík og lauk þaðan blásarakennaraprófi 21. Asgeir Hermann Griffiths began his musical Husavik but left later in the College of Music and graduated with a brass teacher 21st árs að aldri og einleikaraprófi ári síðar undir handleiðslu Jóns Sigurðssonar. years old College and a year later under the guidance of Jon Sigurdsson. Einnig naut Ásgeir tilsagnar Lárusar Sveinssonar. Also enjoyed Asgeir instruction Lárus Sveinsson. Að námi hérlendis loknu var Ásgeiri veittur styrkur úr Friðrikssjóði og Menningarsjóði Kaupfélags Þingeyinga til frekara náms. After learning that the country was granted Asgeir concentration of Frederick Fund and Menningarsjóði Kaupfélag Þingeyinga for further study. Fór hann þá vestur um haf til New York, í The Mannes College of Music. He went to America to New York, in The Manne College of Music. Þar var aðalkennari hans John Ware, fyrsti trompetleikari Fílharmóníuhljómsveitar New Yorkborgar. There was his aðalkennari John Ware, the first trumpet Philharmonic Orchestra New York City. Ásgeir er nú fastráðinn fyrsti trompetleikari Sinfóníuhljómsveitar Íslands samhliða því sem hann er mjög virkur þátttakandi í flutningi kammertónlistar. Asgeir is now a permanent member of the first trumpet with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra as he is very active participant in the transfer chamber.

  • Einar Jónsson Einar Jónsson , staðgengill leiðara Deputy leader
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    Einar Jónsson Einar Jónsson , staðgengill leiðara Deputy leader

    Einar St. Jeff St. Jónsson lauk burtfararprófi frá Tónlistarskólanum í Reykjavík 1987 og BM prófi í trompetleik frá Indiana University árið 1990. Jonsson finished graduated from the Music in 1987 and a BM degree in trumpet playing from Indiana University in 1990. Hann hefur verið fastráðinn við Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands frá árinu 1996. He has been a permanent member of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra since 1996. Einar hefur verið 1.trompetleikari Stórsveitar Reykjavíkur frá stofnun hennar auk þess að vera trompetleikari Milljónamæringanna frá 1998. Jeff has been 1.trompetleikari Stórsveitar Reykjavik from its foundation in addition to being a millionaire Anna trumpet from 1998. Einar hefur komið fram sem einleikari með Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands, Kammersveit Reykjavíkur og á Sumartónleikum í Skálholti. Jeff has appeared as soloist with the Orchestra of Iceland, Reykjavik Chamber Orchestra and the Summer Concerts in Skálholt. Hann hefur haldið einleikstónleika í Reykjavík og úti á landi auk þess sem hann kemur reglulega fram með kórum og smærri kammerhópum á Reykjavíkursvæðinu. He has performed solo concerts in Reykjavík and in rural areas as well as he appears regularly with choirs and smaller chamber groups in the area. Einar leikur í hljómsveit Íslensku óperunnar og hefur einnig leikið með CAPUT-hópnum í söngleikjum eins og Bugsy Mallone, Evitu, Kysstu mig Kata og Syngjandi í rigningunni. Jeff plays in the Icelandic Opera Orchestra and has also played CAPUT in musicals such as Bugsy Mallone, Evita, Kiss Me Kata and Singing in the rain. Hann hefur leikið inn á fjölda geisladiska með listamönnum eins og Kammersveit Reykjavíkur, Diddú, Stuðmönnum,Borgardætrum o.fl. He has appeared on numerous CDs with artists such as Reykjavik Chamber Orchestra, Diddi, Stuðmönnum, Borg daughters, etc. Einar er á listamannasamningi við Hljóðfærahús Reykjavíkur um kynningu á Yamaha trompetum. Jeff is in agreement with the artists Hljóðfærahús Reykjavík demo Yamaha trumpet. Einar kennir við Tónlistarskólann í Hafnarfirði. Jeff teaches at the Music in.

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