Curriculum Vitae

 

Name: Alvi Joensen

Born: 16/1-1991

Nationality: Faroe Islands (Danish)

Current Adress: Hässleholmsgatan 6,

                             21443, Malmö

                             Sweden

 

Languages: Faroese, Danish, English, Swedish, German

 

Education:

          Malmö Academy of Music, Master of Music, Interpretation Diploma, 2017

          Malmö Academy of Music, Master of Music, 2015

          Malmö Academy of Music, Bachelor of Music, 2013

          Musikkskúla miðnám (3-year preparatory education for music academy), 2010

 

Guitar teachers:

          Göran Söllscher

          Gunnar Spjuth

          Volker Niehusmann

          Ólavur Jakobsen

          Magnus Jacobsen

 

Extra-curricular courses:

          Musikalisk analys

          Senromantikens mästerverk

          Symfonins utveckling

          Barockinterpretation för sångare och instrumentalister

          Fördjupningskurs i musikteori: Kontrapunkt/Palestrina

          Fördjupningskurs i musikteori: Instrumentation

          Ensemble för ny musik

          Sibelius noteditering

          Fördjupningskurs i musikteori: Kontrapunkt/Bach

          Musikhögskolans kammarkör I,II, III

 

Masterclass teachers:

          David Russell

          Dale Kavanagh

          Mark Eden

          Ulrich Stracke

          Michael Newman

          Gerald Garcia

          Goran Krivokapic

          Johannes Tonio Kreusch

          Xuefei Yang

 

Festivals:

          Connect-Festival, 2018

          Uppsala Internationella Gitarrfestival, 2011, 2013,2015

          International Guitar-Symposium in Iserlohn, 2010, 2013

          Oskarhamns Gitarrfestival, 2011

          Dartington International Summer School, 2008

 

Competitions:

          Uppsala Gitarrfestivals Young Talent Competition, 2015 A Special Mention

          Stella Polaris, 2014 2nd prize, 2015 1st prize

          Berlingske Tidendes Musikkonkurrence, 2008 3rd prize, 2009 1st prize

 

Orchestras played with:

          Faroese National Orchestra, 2008, 2018

          Musica Vitae, 2017

 

Scholarships:

          Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse

          Kungliga Musikaliska Akademiens Nationella Stipendie

•       Vetenskapssocietetens Stipendie

          Ebba och Birgit Janssons Fond

          Hähnel-Stipendium

          Erasmus-Stipendium

          Malmö Södra Rotaryklubben

          SU (Statens uddannelsesstøtte) (DK)

 

Recordings:

          1 track on the album ”Awake, My Soul and Sound Your Strings” by Ólavur Jakobsen, 2013

          3 tracks on the album ”Progression”, made by the guitar-class in Academy of Music in Malmö, 2012