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Composer: Johan Söderholm

Instrument: Multi Percussion Duo

Level: Advanced

Published: 2017

Price: €20.00

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    • Duration: 6 min.

      is a multi-percussion duet for 6 tuned drums and 1 splash cymbal and was written for Dame Evelyn Glennie and Johan Bridger. They world premiered Modem at the festival O/Modernt in Stockholm, 12 June 2016

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    • Multi Percussion Duo

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  • About the composer +
    • Johan Söderholm began his musical journey in Strängnäs, Sweden, where he first was introduced to Drum Corps International, a competition he later would compete in three times. At the age of 16 he was admitted to Musikkonservatoriet Falun, Sweden.

      Johan took his bachelor degree at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. He has been a member of Gert Mortensens percussion ensemble Percurama, and played many concerts and recorded a CD with the ensemble. After his bachelor examination Johan was admitted to Malmö Academy of Music, where he now studies for his master degree. During his studies he has taught percussion at music schools and music museeums both in Sweden and Denmark, composed music for percussion and arranged music for solo and percussion quartet.

      Johan appeared as a soloist at The Royal Palace in Stockholm with Musikkonservatoriet Faluns orchestra, and he was asked to perform Samurai at the SPIS-event (Percussion Pedagogues in Sweden-event) 2014 by the co founder of Kroumata, Anders Holdar.

      Today Johan is a member of GONG Percussion, a quartet he and three friends founded in Falun 2010. The ensemble has played many concerts throughout Sweden on chamber music festivals and in Stockholm Concert Hall, and the quartets repertoire includes pieces written by or arranged by Johan.

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    • Front Cover graphics and layout: Johan Söderholm
      Photo: Jonas Bilberg
      Engraving: Johan Söderholm
      Printed in Copenhagen, Denmark
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