Olaf Tarenskeen

jazz and improvised music

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Classical / Jazz Guitarist / Project Leader/Educator

under construction

Education
2016 Thema’s en Genres in de Muziekgeschiedenis Open Universiteit
2016 Auditor Making Time in Music International Conference Oxford
2015 Seminar Teaching in higher education KC Staff Development Royal Conservatory The Hague
1989 Banff Centre of Arts Calgary, Canada Jazz seminars with Steve Coleman, Roscoe Mitchell,
Muhal Abrahams, Kevin Eubanks, Kenny Wheeler, Dave Holland
1985 Royal Conservatory The Hague UM Jazz (Peter Nieuwerf)
1981 Royal Conservatory The Hague UM (perf.artist/education)
Classical Guitar Cum Laude (Antonio Pereira Arias)

Education

2016 Thema’s en Genres in de Muziekgeschiedenis Open Universiteit


2016 Auditor Making Time in Music International Conference Oxford

2015 Seminar Teaching in higher education KC Staff Development Royal Conservatory The Hague

1989 Banff Centre of Arts Calgary, Canada Jazz seminars with Steve Coleman, Roscoe Mitchell, 

         Muhal Abrahams, Kevin Eubanks, Kenny Wheeler, Dave Holland

1985 Royal Conservatory The Hague UM Jazz (Peter Nieuwerf)

1981 Royal Conservatory The Hague UM (perf.artist/education)

         Classical Guitar Cum Laude (Antonio Pereira Arias)

Awards, Residencies, Grants

2022 Grant Research City of The Hague

2021 Artist in Residence Studio Loos

1989 Grant Ministry of Welfare, Public Health and Culture (WVC)

1985 Wessel Ilcken Prize Jazz

1981 Nicolai Prize

Guitar Educator

2022 – 1990 Independent Guitar Education

            Educator Guitar Acoustic & Elec. /Jazz/Classical

            Complete Guitar Studio The Hague

2016 – 17 Jazz Workshops Studio LOOS The Hague

2015 – 18 Haagse Muziekcentrale The Hague

2006 -11 Jazz Workshops Regentenkamer

1980  – 81 Music School Barendrecht

Academic Positions see below

Recordings

As Performer in Orchestral and Ensemble Music(selected works)

Festivals 1980-2022

Selected Performance Jazz Band Leader

2022 Duo Smeets /Tarenskeen

2018 Axel Hagen/Olaf Tarenskeen 4tet– Thomas Andersen/

         Joan Terol Amigo

2017 Duo Tarenskeen/Hagen- GuitarFestival The Hague

2002 Acoustic 4tet– Michael Varekamp/Harry Emmery/

          Hans van Oosterhout/Bart Fermie

2001 Acoustic Jazz 3tet– Harry Emmery/Joshua Samson

1993 Olaf Tarenskeen Music Group -Tony Overwater/Yuri Honing/

         Willem Jansen

 

Solo Performances

2009 International Guitar Festival Banja Luka- Solo &workshop

2009 International Guitar Festival Newtownards – Ireland

2003 Acoustic Guitar Festival Raalte

2003 Internationale Gitaarweken Zwolle

1995 Guitar Festival Issoudun

1994 Music &Harmony– Rotterdam Scharpach Demo

1986 Television Talkshow ‘Praatpark’- Solo

1982 Jonge Mensen op het Concertpodium Avro’- Solo

 

Selected Performance Jazz Sideman

2018 Chamber9– Hagen/ Sanna v Vliet/Andersen/Tero Amigo/string 4tet

2014 Acoustic Trio– Robaard/Terol Amiga 

2012 Trio Rorby(ZW)/Harvie S(NY)

2007 Esra Dalfidan/Tineke Postma– van Roon/ van der Hoeven/

          Jazz Impuls Dutch Tour

2005 Gustav Klimt 4tet/Jan Verwey Monk project

          Henk Meutgeert

1996 Gijs Hendriks 5tet Emmery/Schroder/Oostendorp/Boeren

1995 Gijs Hendriks 4tet Emmery/ Kegel/Oostendorp(Nort Sea)

1993 Alvorada Ferial/Theo de Jong/ Dakkus/Almuedo/Beck

1993 Glasgow Jazz Festival  4tetJohn Goldie

1990 The Winners Wessel Ilcken Tribute – Bavel/Serierse/Roos/

          Breuls/ vd Hoeven/Mira Sound Productions

1986 Hollandse Nieuwe – Dutch Tour H.Kracht Management

1985 Duo Marcel Martens – Loosdrecht Festival

1983 Nine o clock Jazz – Henk Meutgeert/ Big Band

 

Music for Dance

1990 music&dance- Educational Performances

1987 music&dance – choreography John Wisman:

         Sometimes Whithout Muisc

         chor. Keith Randolph: Mirrors

         chor. Lidy Mouw: Restless Skies

1986 Matthias Mohr – Engel en de Eend

 

Publications

2021 Interview in Fingerstyle Guitar Journal Issue 26 – Winter 2022

2021 Interview Karlijn Langendijk El Maestro EGTA

2020 Jazz auf der klassischen Gitarre Weder Fisch noch Fleisch?  

         EGTA – Germany

2019 Jazz op de Klassieke Gitaar- part 2. El Maestro (68) EGTA magazine

2018 Jazz op de Klassieke Gitaar. Vlees noch vis? part1. El Maestro (67)

2016 Autumn Leaves. El Maestro, 22 (62). El Maestro, EGTA

1998 Easy American Guitar Haske BV

2002 Interview/Article in Acoustic Guitar Magazine, USA by Ron Forbes

2000 Decisions Acoustic Music Records  AMR publications

 

Music for Film

1993 Heien (Joris Ivens Project)Tony Overwater/Honing/Samson

          Fait Divers (Cinema Pur Project)Overwater/ Moore/Samson

1994 Der Golem – Solo Improvising Silent Movie from

          Paul Wegener

 

Academic Positions

2016-2018 Tutor Improvisation Codarts Rotterdam

2014-2018 Extern Examinator Prins Claus Conservatory Groningen

2005 Guest Teacher Jazz Guitar Codarts Rotterdam

1995 Workshop Leader Improvisation Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht

 

Venue’s/ Festivals 1980-2022