In late March I will be in California for concerts and teaching. Henrik Frendin will perform my piece Drive at a concert at Santa Barbara University where we will also do a workshop. Along with Per Anders Nilsson I will perform in San Diego and CNMAT.

These are the dates for the concerts and workshops:

  • March 30 - Concert at UCSB, Santa Barbara
  • April 2 - Concert at Gallery Voz Alta, San Diego. Read more here
  • April 4 - Workshop - presentation of the Electric Viola Grande and performance of Drive, UCSD
  • April 8 - Concert at CNMAT, Berkeley
  • April 9 - Concert at CCRMA, Palo Alto

UCSB program

  • Taylor - Pulse Aria
  • Frisk/Frendin - Midsommarvaka
  • Hindemith - Sehr Langsam
  • Frisk - Drive
  • Dafgård - For the sleeping
  • Olofsson - Alinea variations
  • Söderberg - Wrong Music Embryo

San Diego, CNMAT, CCRMA program</h3
  • improvisations for saxophone and computer - Henrik Frisk
  • Davis Deconstructed for laptop - Per Anders Nilsson
  • Improvisations for saxophone and computer - Henrik Frisk and Per Anders Nilsson

Henrik Frendin, Viola

Henrik Frendin Henrik is known as one of the most versatile and progressive string players of the Swedish music scene. His artistical output covers a wide range of musical genres from classical to contemporary electro-acoustical and modern jazz. He has appeared as soloist with several of the Swedish orchestras as well as the European Union Chamber Orchestra and has toured extensively in most of the European countries, Asia, North- and South America. He was also invited to perform at the International Viola Congresses in Wellington, New Zeeland and in Kronberg, Germany.

Per Anders Nilsson, composer and computer (1954)

Per Anders Nilsson Improvising musician and EAM-composer. Studied saxophone from 1981-87 at the school of music, Gothenburg where he had several teachers, among them you can mention Jan Garbarek. Nilsson have played with musicians like Willem Breuker, Anthony Braxton and Palle Mikkelborg. He has also played with Karin Krog and John Surman as well as managed his own bands in Göteborg. Currently he works as a teacher in EAM and he is also manager for the Lindblad Studio, at the School of Music, Göteborg University. Has been played at several ICMC: as well as been commissioned at GRM, Paris. Nilsson was music coordinator for ICMC 2002. Nilsson has released several cd: s since the nineteen80's: the solo cd ‘Random Rhapsody’ in 1993, the group ‘Natural Artefacts’ released a CD in 2001 and spring 04 Nilsson/Sandell Duo released ‘Strings and objects’. The record company is LJ records (

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