The Trondheim Soloist has an extended engagement in talent development, recruiting and teaching, both in Norway and abroad.
The Trondheim Junior Soloists were founded in 2001 as a training orchestra for The Trondheim Soloists. The orchestra exists of 18-20 young string talents from the age of 14 to 19.
The musicians are recruited from music schools throughout the whole of Central-Norway. The Junior Soloists meet for projects - 4-5 during a year. The main aim is to learn how to work as a chamber musicians on a high level, learn chamber orchestra repertoire and in general inspire the young talents. The ensemble has been on several tours, recorded a CD with music by the Trondheim composer, Bertil Palmar Johansen.
Orchestra leader: Sigmund Tvete Vik
The Trondheim Soloists has close connection to the string department at NTNU - The Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Each one of the orchestra´s projects include students from NTNU.
The Trondheim Soloists cooperates with several municipal music schools in our region.
The Trondheim Soloists is also partner in the project Transposition with special focus to the string department at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory and the HCMC Symphony Orchestra. Link to the Transposition web site.
In addition the orchestra is partner at the Cape Festival - Change life through music in South Africa