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Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir


Pianist dr. Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir is one of Iceland ́s most established classical performers and recording artist. She has performed in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and China, including concertos with the Royal Chamber Orchestra in Tokyo, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra, Iceland Amateur Symphony Orchestra and the Reykjavik Wind Quintet. She has recorded five CDs for Naxos, BIS, Acte Préalable and Skref. Her CDs and concerts have received excellent reviews in Gramophone Awards Issue, BBC Music Magazine, Glasgow Herald, Crescendo-Magazine, Xi ́an Evening News and High Fidelity. She holds a D.M.A. performance degree from the City University of New York. Her current teaching positions include Tonskoli Sigursveins where she is departmental chair of the advanced department and dir. of International Cooperation Erasmus+ also Kopavogur Music School. Nína Margrét is a Certified Examiner for the Iceland National Music Schools and has served on the pre-selection Jury of the 2017 Nordic Piano Competition and the Advisory Board of the Northern Lights International Festival. Her piano students are regular winners of top prizes in local and international competitions. Prior positions and guest professorship include the Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik Music School, University of Agder and University of Karlstad.

The students of dr. Nina Margret Grimsdottir include top prize winners of Malmö Yamaha Piano Competition 2022, Nótan Icelandic Music Schools Concerto Competition /2023/2022, EPTA Iceland competition 2021, 2018 & 2009; VIII Odin International Music Competition 2023/2022; VI Future Stars International Piano Competition 2021; Trinity International Music Competition 2021; Royal Sound Music Competition 2021; Chopin competition Iceland 2018; Junior Nordic International piano competition finals/Jury Award 2023/2021 & Tapiola Youth Competition 2019 finals /semi-finals; FCAcademy 2023/Festival Prize; Poros International Summer Academy & Festival 2023/Concerto Competition Award; Tapiola Youth Piano Competition 2023/Best performance Baroque composition Prize; EPTA2023 Belgium “Rencontres Internationales des Jeunes Pianistes”- Semi-finals; 30th Amadeus International Mozart Competition 2023/2. Prize;  Live semi-finals 2024 12th International Piano Competition for Young Pianists, Enschede, Netherlands.

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