The Warren Civic Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Bryan Eckenrode of Buffalo, is pleased to present a young musician from Norway, Tine Thing Helseth (pronounced Tina Ting), on Sunday, Feb. 20. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. at the Struthers Library Theatre in Warren for the 4 p.m. concert. Tickets may be purchased at the box office, by calling the theater at 723-7231, from one of the orchestra members or the day of the concert. Tickets are $10.00 for adults (under 60) and $5 for students (ages 13 18) and seniors (60+), children12 and younger get in free.
Born in 1987 in Norway, Tine has already established herself as one of the premier trumpet players in the world specializing in classical music. She began playing the trumpet at the age of seven and studied with Heidi Johannessen (Norwegian National Opera Orchestra) and since 2002 has studied with Arnulf Naur Nilsen (Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra).
Her debut CD (Classical Trumpet Concertos with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra) was released in 2007 and named "Classical Recording of the Year" by the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten. Her second CD (My Heart Ever Present) was released in 2009 and went to gold on the Norwegian classical charts in just three weeks.
Tine Thing Helseth
She made her U.S. debut in 2009 in Washington, D.C., and will be appearing at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 18. You can hear Tine on YouTube as well as on her website at www.tinethinghelseth.com.
This project was made possible through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Program of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency. It is funded by the citizens of Pennsylvania through an annual legislative appropriation, and administered locally by Arts Erie. The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.