Tine Thing Helseth
|Tine Thing Helseth|
|Born||18 August 1987|
Tine Thing Helseth (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈtiːnə tɪŋ hɛlsət], English pronunciation: / /, TEE-nə-ting-HEL-sət; born August 18, 1987) is a Norwegian trumpet soloist specializing in classical repertoire.
Helseth was born in Oslo. She started to play trumpet at the age of 7 in a school band and studied at the Barratt Due Institute of Music from 2002 to 2009 and at the Norwegian Academy of Music from 2009 to 2011. Her teachers have included Heidi Johanessen (Norwegian National Opera Orchestra) and since 2002 Arnulf Naur Nilsen (Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra).
Helseth is the leader of an all female brass ensemble, tenThing.
Concert and festival performances
Helseth has performed with orchestras including the Wiener Symphoniker, Beethoven Academie, Capella Cracoviensis, The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Slovenian Radio Symphony Ljubljana, Oslo Camerata, Camerata Nordica, Württemberg Philharmonic, the Trondheim Soloists, Norwegian symphony orchestras, Norwegian Army bands and other brass and wind ensembles.
In 2007, Helseth performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert.
Helseth has also performed three times in the United States so far. The first time was December 13, 2009 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.. More recently she performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City on February 18, 2011, and the Struthers Library Theatre in Warren, Pennsylvania on February 20, 2011.
She appears on Didrik Solli-Tangen's second single Best Kept Secret, taken from Solli-Tangen's debut album Guilty Pleasures, which was released on September 3, 2010. In 2012, Tine released her debut album Storyteller as well as the debut album of her brass ensemble tenThing, called 10, on EMI Classics. Her newest CD TINE, a personal selection of original and transcriped works, was released on March 12, 2013.
Prizes, contests and awards
- National Soloist Championship of Norway no-age-limit open class 1st Prize 2004 
- International Trumpet competition "Theo Charlier" Brussels, Belgium 2nd prize 2005 
- Oslo Music Teachers Foundation Prize of Honour 2005 
- Yamaha Music Foundation Europe Scholarship 2006 
- Eurovision Young Musicians Competition 2006 2nd place 
- The Prince Eugen Culture Prize 2006
- NRK Radio P2 Prize for 2006/2007 
- Spellemannprisen for best newcomer, 2007
- Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship, 2009
- 2007: Trumpet Concertos, Haydn, Albinoni, Neruda, Hummel - with Det Norske Kammerorkester
- 2009: Mitt Hjerte Alltid Vanker (My Heart Is Ever Present)
- 2011: Storyteller
- 2012: 10 - with tenThing
- 2013: Tine
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