Geir Lysne

Position

Professor

Department

Jazz, Improvised Music and Traditional Nordic Folk Music Department

Discipline

Jazz Composition, Ensemble

Research / Working Group

Improvisation & Jazz

Contact

Phone: 23407357
Email: geir.lysne@nmh.no
Office: 2019

Research Areas / Expertise

  • Composition
  • Arranging
  • Rhythmic music in large ensembles 

Background

Education

  • Norwegian Academy of Music
  • Privat lessons
  • Learning by doing 

Professional experience

Composer and conductor for: 

  • Geir Lysne Listening Ensemble, Oslo (N)
  • North Deutscher Rundfunk Big Band, Hamburg (Ty)
  • Hessischer Rundfunk Big Band, Frankfurt (Ty)
  • Danmarks radio Big Band, København (Dk)
  • Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, Aarhus (Dk)
  • UMO Jazz Orchestra, Helsinki (F)
  • Reykjavik Big Band (Is)
  • Trondheim jazzorkester (N)
  • The Orchestra, København (Dk)
  • Det norske blåseensemble, Halden (N)
  • Store norske orkester for jazz, (Denada) Oslo (N)
  • Store Stygga, Stockholm (Sv)
  • Forsvarets stabsmusikk, Oslo (N)
  • Luftforsvarets musikkorps, Trondheim (N)
  • Forsvarets musikkorps Vestlandet, Bergen (N)
  • Forsvarets musikkorps Nord-Norge, Harstad (N)
  • Kongelige norske marines musikkorps, Horten (N)
  • Slesvigske militærkorps, Hederslev, (Dk)

Recent activities

  • Received an Echo award with Stefano Bollani, Jeff Ballard and NDR Big Band, 2013
  • Curator for «Real Time Music» for The Norwegian Wind Ensemble, 2013-2015
  • «Composer in Residence» at Musikhochschule Luzern in Switzerland, 2013-2014