Clarinet Masterclass by Christian Stene

Principal Clarinettist of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Assistant Professor at the Grieg Academy in Bergen as well as the National Chairperson (Norway) for the International Clarinet Association (ICA), Christian Stene was awarded the Norwegian Soloist Championship in 1998 and started a long line of solo appearances. He also regularly appears as guest principal in various Scandinavian, European and Asian orchestras, and an active chamber musician whose takes a special interest in historical performance practice and performing on period instruments.

On 6 October 2014, Christian Stene provided coaching to our clarinettists and shared valuable techniques ranging from fingering to warm-up and breathing techniques.