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Brass Masterclass with Jens Lindemann
March 29, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Jens Lindeman, trumpet
Trumpet legend Jens Lindemann leads a masterclass with UVic School of Music brass students.
Trumpeter Jens Lindemann is hailed as one of the most celebrated soloists in his instrument’s history and is the first classical brass player ever to receive the Order of Canada. As an internationally recognized virtuoso and multiple Juno and Grammy nominee, Jens has performed in every major concert hall in the world and has an extensive discography in a multitude of styles ranging from solo and chamber to jazz and contemporary. Jens is the recipient of numerous international awards including the Prague Spring Festival, the Ellsworth Smith, ARD in Munich, was recently named “International Brass Personality of the Year” (Brass Herald), and is the only trumpeter to win the ‘Grand Prize’ in the 60-year history of the Canadian Music Competition.