Øystein Skar 2009

Øystein Skar
Pianist, Komponist

Born (1985) and grew up in Vinstra in Oppland. Started at the local culture-school at the age of 12 years, and continued exploring the piano at the music high-school in Vinstra in 2001. Started studying jazz-piano and improvisation under Misha Alperin at the Norwegian Academy of Music the autumn 2004. Before going to Oslo, Øystein had performed heavy classical piano for many years, but after moving to Oslo the main focus moved to modern jazz, experimental music, avant-garde, rock, composing and electronic music with analoge synths and Lap-tops. But these days Øystein also performs more and more classical music as well, in addition to rock and pop in different bands, and as a solopianist.

Øystein is doing lot of touring, both as a solopianist and with different bands/prosjects. He has played at festivals like Molde Jazzfestival, Jazz Nad Odra, Murmansk jazzfestival, Oslo Jazzfestival, Nordisk Allkunst, Lillehammer Jazzfestival, Ungjazz, On the edge of Wrong, Sounds of the Nordic countries, in addition to venues in Iceland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Russia, South Africa, France, Poland, Netherlands, Sweden and Czech Republic.

Over the years Øystein has collaborated and/or recorded with a lot of people like Thomas Strönen, Jessica Sligter, Juhani Silvola, Erik Nylander, Petter Vågan, Erik Johannesen, Miroslaw "Carlos" Kaczmarczyk, Kim Johannesen, Trygve Seim, Camilla Granlien, Fredrik Kirkevold, Tor Haugerud, Peer Gynt AS, Thomas Hukkelberg, Bjarne Stensli, Edvard Askeland, Ivan Makedonov, Malte Winje, Morten Stene, Richard Nygaard, Mari Maurstad, Linda Øvrebø, Wojtek Staroniewicz, Peer Gynt Chamber Orchestra, Misha Alperin, Thomas Dahl, Ingeborg Dahlheim, Dennis Storhøi and many more..

He is also a active composer on commission, and he has written several music works for choir, percussion, dancers in addition to works for smaller ensembles.These works has been performed in various occasions.

He has contributed on many recordings, and won several prices.

Works at Barratt Due Musikkinstitutt in Oslo

Web: www.oysteinskar.com

E-post: post@oysteinskar.com

Født: 15.10.1985 (Vinstra)

Flere lenker:

www.myspace.com/oysteinskar - myspace

www.myspace.com/sacredharpmusic - myspace



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