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Stefan Pöntinen

Composer, Violinist and Violin Teacher

Address: Möllevångstorget 6c, 214 24 Malmö, Sweden
Cellphone: +46 (0) 761 882778
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Work experience
2016- Violin Teacher at PSS Lunds musikskola
2009-2015 Freelance violinist and composer
2008 Teacher at the RUM Chamber Music Summer Course in Gothenburg, Sweden
2007 String orchestra teacher at Lars-Erik Larssongymnasiet, Lund, Sweden
2006 Juror of the 7th SOSL Concerto Competition in Sri Lanka
2005-2006 Violin teacher at Bangalore School of Music, India
2000-2007 Violin teacher at Hässleholm School of Music and Culture, Sweden
2000 Teacher at Fridhem Performance Workshop, Fridhems Folkhögskola, Svalöv, Sweden
1993-95 Violin teacher at Amati Conservatory, Granada, Spain
1991-93 Freelance violinist in several orchestras in Scandinavia
1990-91 Violinist at Malmö Theatre Orchestra, Sweden

1995-98 Music Composition; Teacher: Eugene Kurtz (Paris)
1995-97 Music Composition, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris/A. Cortot; Teacher: Yoshihisa Taïra
1986-90 Master of Fine Arts in Music, Malmö College of Music (Lund University, Sweden);
Major subject: Violin; Teacher: Endre Wolf

Scholarships, Grants and Awards
2018 Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse (Sweden)
2015 Sankt Knuts Gille i Malmö
2015 FST Cortona-stipendium
2015, 2013, 2011 and 2008 FST-stipendium (Sweden)
2012 New Paths in Music (US)
2012 Statens musikverk (Sweden)
2012 and 2007 Crafoordska stiftelsen (Sweden)
2009 FST Cortona-stipendium
2002 Winner of the TRIADE competition (Ahrenshoop, Germany) for his piece "Kärna".
2008, 2007 and 2004 The Swedish Governments Grant to composers who work with
commissioned works awarded by The Arts Grants Committee.
2010, 2002, 2001 and 1999 The Swedish Governments working grant
awarded by The Arts Grants Committee.
1996 The French Governments scholarship for music studies in Paris.
1996 and 1997 Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse (Sweden),
scholarship for music studies in Paris.
1997 and 1995 Crafoordska stiftelsen (Sweden),
scholarship for music studies in Paris.

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