Arnulf Naur Nilsen

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Arnulf Naur Nilsen 2

Arnulf Naur Nilsen has been co-principal trumpet player with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra for four decades. He has also been principal trumpet player with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra.

He studied in Oslo with Harry Kvebæk, in Chicago with Adolph Herseth, Vincent Cichowicz and Arnold Jacobs, and in New York with Philip Smith.

In addition to solo performances with Norwegian symphony orchestras, Arnulf Naur Nilsen has participated in many recordings and toured with various chamber groups, including: Avanti Chamber Orchestra, Norwegian Brass Quintet, Norwegian Brass Ensemble, and the Scandinavian and Nordic Brass Ensembles.

As a dedictated teacher, Arnulf Naur Nilsen has been teaching at conservatories throughout Norway and Sweden, and taught students who have gained leading orchestral positions and careers as international soloists. Tine Thing Helseth is one of his students.

Nilsen has given masterclasses in Scandinavia, USA and in China and is a sought-after coach for chamber music.

Arnulf  is currently teaching trumpet and chamber music at Barratt Due Institute of  Music.