Linnéa  Villén

Linnéa Villén

Chamber ensemble

flutist / Royal Danish Academy of Music
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Curriculum vitae for Linnéa Villén, Denmark. Linnéa Villén, was born in Denmark in 1981 and began her musical career at the age of four on the violin and later, at the age of 11, the flute. She has since the year 2003 studied the flute.  The first Four years with Professor Henrik Svitzer, Odense and Copenhagen, six months with Angela Firkins, Lübeck and one year with Toke Lund Christiansen, Copenhagen. Linnéa received in 2009 several scholarships from the Royal Danish Academy of Music to go to France and that made it possible to study 6 months with Mr. Vincent Lucas , solo flutist in Orchestra de Paris, and Pierre Dumail, piccolo flutist in The Bastille Opera. In April 2006 Linnéa attended the international competition “The winner of Belgrade”. She was rewarded for the best performance of Serbian composer’s piece ,Milana Stojadinovic-Milic: Dream. Linnéa played solo flute in Ravels exiting opera “L’Enfant et les sortileges”, in the Mozart piano concerto number 25 in C-major. Schubert’s symphony number. 8. and in Bartoks Concerto for orchestra. Linnéa played with the professional ensemble “Randers kammerorkester” both as solo- and 2. Nd. flute. She has also been assisting in The Danish Radio symphony orchestra, The Royal Danish Orchestra ( Opera ), Odense and Sønderborg Symphony Orchestra. Linnéa attended Master classes with Robert Dick, US; Philippe Bernold, FR; Cecilie Løken, SE; Laura Barron, US  and lessons with Ulla Miilmann, DK, Pierre-Yves Artaud, FR; Andras Adorjan, Germany. Linnéa is an active chambermusician, with different chambergroups such as “Opus Zoo” – woodwindquintet, “Faun” – trio for harp, viola and flute and duo Villén/Sjølin – flute and guitar. Toke Lund Christiansen recently said about Linnéa: “There is no doubt in my mind, that Linnéa will belong to the inner circle of our best orchestra- and chamber musicians in the years to come.” -----   Personal information: Born 4. Juli 1981 at Gentofte Hospital.   Education: 1998 – 2001  Vejlefjord Højere Skole. Matematic Line. 2001 – 2003  MGK Køge Music school. 2003 – 2005 Carl Nielsen academy of music. Prof. Henrik Svitzer 2005 – 2007 The Royal Danish academy of music. Prof. Henrik Svitzer 2007 -  2008  Musikhochschule Lübeck. Prof. Angela Firkins. 2008 – 2009 The Royal Danish academy of music. Prof. Toke Lund Christiansen. 2009 – 2010  Private lesson in Paris. Vincent Lucas, solo flautist in Orchestre de Paris. 2010 - 2014 Student at the soloistclass in Royal Danish academy of music. Privatelessons with Michael Hasel. Berlin Philharmonics.     Competitions: 2006 – International competition in Belgrade, Serbia. 1.Price winner in the category   –    ”The best performance of Serbian composer´s pjece.” April. 2006 – Audition for 2.flute in Odense symphony orchestra. 2008 – International competition in Bucharest, Jeunesses Musicales. May. 2009 – Audition for solo flute in Oslo opera. January. 2009 – Audition for solo flute in Oulu – Finland. October 2009 – Audition for solo flute in Århus. October 2010  - Audition for praktikum in Sønderborg Symphony orchestra. ( Winner )     Teaching: 2005 – 6 months in Odense music school. 2005 – 4 months in Maribo og Sakskøbing music schools. 2008 – 2009 1,5 year in Hvalsø Musikskole. 2010 – 2015  Teaching 5 hours pr. Week in Lejre Musikskole.   Masterclasses og Kurser: 2005 Robert Dick, USA 2006 Philippe Bernold, France 2007 Cecilie Løken, Norway and Laura Barron, USA. 2008 og 2009 Eva Østergaard, DK og Ulla Miilmann, DK 2009 Vincent Lucas, France; Pierre-Yves Artaud, France og András Adorján, Germany. 2010  Henrik Wiese, München,  Andras Adorjan 2011   Henrik Wiese,  Michael Hasel, Berlin. Andras Adorjan.   Orchestral experience: Randers chamber orchestra. Vacant in Lyngby-Taarbæk harmony orchestra. Vacant in The Radio symphony orchestra.  Vacant in Sønderborg Symphony orchestra. Vacant at Royal Danish Orchestra ( Opera )   Funding: 2007 – Hotelejer Månsson og Hustru Hanne Månssons Mindelegat. 2009 – Julie Arborgs Legat  2009 – DKDMs Jubilæumslegat. 2009 – Månssons legat 2009 -  Solistforeningen af 1921 2009 -  Augustinusfonden 2009 -  Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond 2010  - Tuborgfondet. 2010 -  Theodor Alfred Christian von Irgens-Bergh og Hustrus Kunstnerlegat. 2010 -  Augustinusfonden  2010 -  Den danske Nationalbanks jubilæumsfond – Berlin 2010 – Solistforeningen af 1921 – Berlin 2011  -  Ellen og Erik Valdemar Jensens Musiklegat – New York, Linda Chesis.   Languages: Swedish in a high level. English in a high level. German in a medium level.    
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