Lars Espen Rosness
Born in 1984 in Asker, Norway, Rosness began his musical training at the age of five. He has his professional education from Trondheim in Norway under Jørgen Larsen and Copenhagen in Denmark under Bohumila Jedlickova, and autumn 2010 he is moving to Montreal in Canada to study under the infamous Marc Durand. He is on his way to a big career as a musician, having performed in most of the Scandinavian countries, France, England and Spain. He is active as chamber musician, solo performer and soloist, and he also has experience with both contemporary music and jazz.
During his studies, Rosness has had the opportunity to attend masterclasses with and get supplementary private tutoring from some of the finest professors and performers in the world, amongst many others Julian Martin(Julliard School), Prof. Andrzej Jasinski(Katowice U.), Liisa Pohjola (Sibelius Academy), Dr. José Mendéz (New York U.), Håkon Austbø (U. of Stavanger), Prof. Jiri Hlinka (Barratt-Due Institute), Jens Elvekjær (Danish Royal Academy), Håvard Gimse (Oslo Academy).
In 2009 he won first prize in the annual piano competition for master-level students and higher, held at The Royal Danish Conservatory of Music.