The Danish violinist Anne Marie Christensen has performed in a wide variety of settings as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra member. She specializes in performance practice and ‘baroque’ violin and uses her knowledge of historical performance to bring 17’th and 18’th century music to life as a soloist and chamber musician.
Anne Marie grew up on the Danish island of Bornholm. After graduation for The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen she went on to study at Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio, U.S.A. Here she started specializing in historical performance and graduated with a Master of Music in Historical Performance. She is now based in London where she is active as a freelance musician and teacher while pursuing the degree of DMus at the Royal College of Music. She is RCM Scholar supported by a Pamela Weston Award 2012/13 and she is also generously supported by the Augustinus Foundation
Anne Marie is particularly active with her duo ‘Due Corde’. They were winners of the Trinity College of Music Early Music Competiton 2010 and performed in the Old Royal Naval College Chapel during ‘The 2010 Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition’. In spring 2012 she co-founded Akenside Players who went on to be the winners of Fenton House Early Keyboard Chambermusic Competition 2012. She also founding member of Dei Gratia baroque ensemble.
Anne Marie was a member of EUBO in 2008. She was leader of Belsize Baroque for 3 seasons, has lead Solomon Choir and Orchestra, and has worked Brook Street Band, Charivari Agreable and London Handel Orchestra among others.
Anne Marie has received many scholarships from Danish, English and American sources including grants from: Augustinus Fonden, Dagny Gad Andresens Fond, Aage and Dagny Gad Andresens Fund, the Levenhulme Trust, the Manderbaach Lungershausen Foundation and an Oberlin International Grant. She was a Beatrice Taylor Scholar 2007-2008.
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