1. Jennifer Torrence is an Oslo-based percussionist, performer, musician, researcher specializing in contemporary music.

  2. A research fellow at the Norwegian Artistic Research Program/Norwegian Academy of Music (2015-2018) with the project Percussion Theatre: a body in between.

  3. Current body of work includes evening-length solo works with Francois Sarhan, Peter Swendsen, Johan Jutterström, Martin Bauck, Matt Rogers, and Wojtek Blecharz.

  4. And pieces for two performers with, Carolyn Chen, Trond Reinholdtsen, Neo Hülcker, Bethany Younge, and Paula Matthusen.

  5. 2018-2019 season includes a season-long residency at Machinenhaus Essen with the project Something Out There lead by Francois Sarhan; a season with Pinquins, including new pieces by Lasse Marhaug and Malin Bång; the development of a new theatre work by Martin Rane Bauck and Nelly Winterhalder; collaborations with Bergrún Snæbjörnsdottir, Lars Skoglund, Martin Hirsti-Kvam; a performance and pedagogy research project investigating chamber music practices via The Arne Nordheim Centre of Artistic Research and CEMPE.

  6. Former principal percussionist of Bodø Sinfonietta/Arctic Philaharmonic.

  7. A Fulbright scholar with studies at Oberlin Conservatory, University of California San Diego, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

jetorrence@gmail.com