Svein Henrik Giske

Svein Henrik Giske is from Ålesund in Norway. He studied the trumpet and composition at the Grieg Academy and has been an employee at The Royal Norwegian Naval Forces Band since 1996. Svein is active in many genres and different ensembles both as a trumpeter and conductor. He is currently musical director for Dragefjellets Musikkorps and Askøy Brass Band. Svein has composed and arranged a lot of music for marching bands and wind players. All professional marching bands in Norway regularly play his music. He is very sought after for brassband – both in Norway, Great Britain and on the continent. His piece Goldberg was awarded Test Piece of the Year and Best New Music in 2013 by 4barsrest and Brass Band World.