Bjørn Terje Jensen

Bjørn Terje Jensen

Instrument: Double Bass

Bjørn Terje Jensen comes from Horten and joined the Bergen Philharmionic Orchestra in 1991.

He studied with professor Svein Haugen at Østlandets musikkonservatorium, professor Wolfgang Güttler at Hochshule für Musik und Tanz Köln and professor Klaus Trumpf at Hochschule des Saarlandes für Musik und Theater.

In 1990 Bjørn Terje shared 2nd prize in the Norwegian National Youth Orchestra’s bass competition. He has performed with several European chamber orchestras, especially in Germany, Spain, Italy and Vienna.

Bjørn Terje is fond of Bach cantatas and has played his ¾ 1958 Alfred Meyer bass from Markneukirchen since he was 15 years old.