Tina Christiansen (b. 1984) completed her Master's Degree with top marks in 2011 at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark. Her teacher was Professor Ulrik Spang-Hanssen. After the Master, she studied for two years in the Advanced Soloist Class and finished with six concerts in Denmark in the summer 2013. Besides the studies in Aarhus she has also studied at Malmö Academy of Music in Sweden in the class of Anders Johnsson.
Tina is very active as a soloist and chamber musician and she has played concerts in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, The Faroe Islands, Poland, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, England, Scotland, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Latvia and Russia (Siberia and The Far East Coast). More info here. In 2017 she played a solo recital in St Paul’s Cathedral in London and the final recital at London Organ Day 2017. She has also appeared as a soloist at concerts with Odense Symphony Orchestra and The Prince’s Music Corps.
Tina has participated in competitions both at home and abroad, and she has been awarded in the following competitions: 1st Prize in Southern Danish Talent Competition 2006 and 3rd prize in the fourth Feliks Nowowiejski Organ Competition 2010 in Poland. In 2011, she was admitted at the final selection in the 12th Marcello Galanti International Organ Competition in Italy. In 2010, she also won the Academy's Soloist Competition in Aarhus.
Tina has received the Memorial Scholarship of Thoeger Rasmussen, The Ejnar Hansen Prize and the Music Scholarship of Viggo Makwarth and Veronika Makwarth.
Tina has participated in study tours and master classes in Denmark, Germany, France, England, Italy, Spain and USA. Master classes with Dame Gillian Weir, Roger Fisher, Nigel Allcoat, Leo van Doeselaar, Paolo Crivellaro, Marie-Louise Langlais, Winfried Bönig, Bjoern Andor Drage, Ullrich Böhme, Michele Croese, Hans Fagius, Eric Lebrun and Thomas Trotter.
Tina also plays the harpsichord and as a continuo player she has participated in several major oratorios with Aarhus Bach Society, CD recordings with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and Randers Chamber Orchestra and concerts with Odense Symphony Orchestra, South Jutland Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Zimmermann and The Danish Youth Ensemble.
Tina’s repertoire is large and she has played the world premieres of several new pieces written by Anders Koppel (DK), Niels Marthinsen (DK), Rasmus Zwicki (DK), Erik Højsgaard (DK), Bo Gunge (DK), Thomas Clausen (DK), Lars Kristian Hansen (DK), Niels Chr. Rasmussen (DK), Morten Ladehoff (DK), Tróndur Bogason (FO), Indra Riše (LV) and Christos Farmakis (GR).
Tina is the artistic director of Odense International Organ Festival and organist and director of music at Ansgar's Church in Odense, Denmark.
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