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Guitarist Jonas Egholm receives the Léonie Sonning Talent Prize

The Léonie Sonning Music Prize © Millimeter Produktion

Guitarist Jonas Egholm receives the Léonie Sonning Talent Prize

Jonas Egholm has recorded the latest album in the Educate·S series with newly written composition music for children and young people.

People
22 April 2020

Each year the Léonie Sonning Music Fund awards talent prizes to young composers, conductors, musicians or singers from Denmark and the other Nordic countries. This year, guitarist Jonas Egholm (b. 1997) is awarded one of the talent prizes. 

In spite of his young age, Jonas Egholm has played concerts in Denmark and abroad, won several competitions and played with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester and DiamantEnsemblet etc.

Jonas Egholm has recorded the latest album in the Educate·S series Pieces for Guitar, with newly written composition music for children and young people suited for teaching purposes. The album was released by Dacapo on 1 April and was made to accompaniment the Educate·S sheet music series, published by the Danish music publisher Edition·S. In the Educate·S series, there are pieces for guitar as well as pieces for piano, cello, violin, accordion, and percussion respectively.

Free download of music and scores

Due to the corona-situation, which hinders the continued musical education for many students, the Educate·S sheet music is right now available for free. Find the scores at Edition·S

Equally, Dacapo is offering free download of the recordings of the music. The three albums are also available on all streaming platforms: Pieces for GuitarPieces for Violin and Pieces for Piano.

The recordings of Educate·S are offered as free download during the corona-lockdown
  • Ylva Lund Bergner, Jeppe Just Christensen, John Frandsen, Rune Glerup, Lars Hegaard, Jexper Holmen, Mette Nielsen, Finn Savery, Li-Ying Wu, Rachel Yatzkan

    EDUCATE·S – Pieces for Guitar

  • Birgitte Alsted, Simon Christensen, Fuzzy, Eva Noer Kondrup, Ib Nørholm, Morten Olsen, Kasper Rofelt, Martin Stauning, Line Tjørnhøj, Nicolai Worsaae

    EDUCATE·S – Pieces for Violin

  • Birgitte Alsted, Simon Christensen, Fuzzy, Eva Noer Kondrup, Ib Nørholm, Morten Olsen, Kasper Rofelt, Martin Stauning, Line Tjørnhøj, Nicolai Worsaae

    Educate·S – Pieces for Piano