CV

Curriculum Vitae, Ingfrid Breie Nyhus (f 1978)

Education:
2011-2016: Artistic research fellowship (phd)
2014-2016: Pedagogics for higher education (basiskurs i høgskolepedagogikk), Norwegian Academy of Music
1999-2004: Masterclasses and private lessons with Hans Leygraf, Jiri Hlinka, Mi-Joo Lee, Doninique Merlet, Evgenij Koroliov, Mikhail Voskresenskij, Einar Steen-Nøkleberg a o.
2003-2004:​Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover DE – Markus Groh
2002-2004:​ Soloist Diploma study, Norwegian Academy of Music – Håvard Gimse
2001-2004: Fortepiano additional studies – Liv Glaser
2000-2001:​ Sibelius Academy, Helsinki FI – Hui Ying Tawaststjerna
1998-2002: ​Candidate performance study, classical piano, Norwegian Academy of Music – Jens Harald Bratlie

Recordings:
Art music on the Hardanger Fiddle / Halvorsen: Fossegrimen (Simax 2016)
Slåttepiano / trad/Breie Nyhus (Lab 2015)
Stille-stykkje / Kielland & Dæhlin (Lab 2015)
Abstraction in Folk Art / Torvund, Thoresen & Schaathun (Lab 2015)
Grieg op. 72 (Simax 2007)
Tre x Nyhus (Grappa 2005)
Contributions:
Life Music / Chamber music by Helge Iberg (2017)
Portrait with Hidden Face / Chamber music by Bjørn Kruse (Lab 2016)
But A Machine / Piano music by Knut Olaf Sunde (Mere 2008)

Awards & scholarships:
*Norwegian State Scholarship for Artists 2015-2017
*Nomination Norwegian Grammy Classical Music 2016,
*Nomination Folkelarm Prize 2016,
*Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowship Programme 2011-2016
*Norwegian State Scholarship for Young Artists 2008-2010
P2 Soloist NRK 2008
*Record of the Year, GB Grieg Society 2007
*Nomination Norwegian Grammy Classical Music 2007
*Fegersten Scholarship 2006-07
*The Norwegian Soloist Prize 2005
*Rwe-Dea Scholarship for Music studies in Germany 2004
*Rønning legacy
*Klæstad legacy
*Winner of 1. prize Norwegian Youth Piano Contest 1999
*Winner of prize for best interpretation of Geirr Tveitt Norwegian Youth Piano Contest 1999

Venues & festivals as piano soloist/chamber musician/folk musician:
Festspillene i Bergen, Førde Int Folk Music Festival, Punkt Festival, Kings Place London, Nordic Music Festival Germany, Lillenorge Berlin, Folk Baltica Festival Germany/Denmark, Theater am Spittelberg Wien, Oslo Kammermusikkfestival, Riksscenen, Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Risør Kammermusikkfest, Sandvika Master Series, Bebersee Soireen Berlin, Schwetzinger Festspiele, Hardanger Musikkfest, Vestfoldfestspillene, Nordlysfestivalen, Ultimafestivalen, Iliosfestivalen,  Vinterfestspill i Bergstaden, Horten Kammermusikkfest, Grønland Kammermusikkfestival, Kristiansund kirke-og kulturfestival, a o

Soloist with orchestras:
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra (Schaathun), Norwegian Radio Orchestra(Rachmaninov, Shostakovitch, Mendelssohn), Trondheim Soloists (Hovhaness), Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra (Mozart), Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (Mendelssohn), Oslo University Symphony Orchestra (Grieg) a o

Leadership:
-Artistic director Vinterfestspill i Bergstaden/The Røros Winter Festival 2016-2017
-Manager LabLabel record company 2014-

Organization work:
2012—2015: Chair of Kunststipendiatforum (interest organization for artistic research fellows in Norway)
2012—2015: Nasjonalt Råd for Kunstnerisk Utviklingsarbeid (Nasjonal Council of Artistic Research) Research fellow representative
2011-2015: Research fellow representative Norwegian Academy of music/Artistic Research Board, Kust-utvalget
2013-2015: Research fellow representative Norwegian Academy of music/Research Board, Fou-utvalget

Teaching:
-Lectures and workshops at Norwegian Academy of Music, Barratt Due Institute, Centre of Grieg Research/University in Bergen Music Dep., NTNU/University in Trondheim Music Dep.
-Piano teaching: 1-1, workshops and masterclasses, classical and jazz students, Norwegian Academy of Music
2011-: Performer Aesthetics, lectures and workshops subject linking reflection and performance, bachelor/master studies, Norwegian Academy of Music
2004-2011: Accompanist/chamber music teaching, Norwegian Academy of Music
2000-2013: Private piano teaching ages 7-16

Other work experience:
-Ensemble and orchestra pianist
-Freelance Web designer and programmer 2006-2010 (customers include Cikada, Oslo Sinfonietta, Ensemble Ernst, Nick Drake, Vokalensemblet Skrik, a o)