Biography

Born in the North of Norway in 1955, between fjords and mountains, Jon Fylling has always kept this special light and energy in his heart and soul. He is an emotional musician, and he always has an intuitive way of approaching the music he composes. He is well-known as an unconventional and inspiring conductor. He constantly tries new and sometimes surprising ideas about both the orchestration and concert direction. He makes specific demands to his singers and musicians, constantly seeking new ways of musical growth. His personal touch is key in all music he performs in different genres. It always meets a great success, giving to the delighted audience high quality work, reflection and challenge.

Jon Fylling studied music at the Grieg Academy in Bergen, at Oslo University, and at the Music Academy in Oslo with Terje Kvam and Arnulv Hegstad. He has also studied conducting with Eric Ericson, Stefan Sköld, and Helmut Rilling. Always eager to strengthen his skill, he regularly participates in Master classes with distinguished conductors as Helmut Rilling, Stefan Sköld or Colin Metters, but also in Musical technology, Dance, Drama, Improvisation… An eclectic musician, he plays the flute as his main instrument, but also piano and cello. He is also an educated singer. His constant curiosity has made him explored many musical fields over his 35 year-career.

Jon Fylling has been teaching performance, conducting, ear-training, composition for more than 25 years, transmitting his passion and his artistic sensitiveness for music to successive generations of budding young musicians, in music high schools (the Greåker Music High School-Sarpsborg;the Bergen Academy, the Norwegian musical academy…), in universities (Ostfold University, Oslo University) and in associations (Sogn and Fjordane). He is a lecturer in choir, repertoire and he conducts in different kind of courses. He has also been teaching choir skills for actors. He has developed coaching programs for amateur choirs.

Discography

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  1. Vi skal ikkje sova bort sumarnatta // Jon Fylling - Blue in blue
  2. Blå sko // Jon Fylling - Blue in blue
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  1. Den fyrste songen // Jon Fylling - Den fyrste songen
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  1. Amazing grace // Jon Fylling - Toner til jul
  2. Awakening // Jon Fylling - Toner til jul
  3. Når himmelen faller ned // Jon Fylling - Toner til jul

News

Mozart Requiem alive!

Jon is currently conducting Mozart Requiem in Oslo cathedral and Bodø Cathedral
31
May 2018

Jon tilbake i Østfold!

Etter et to-årig opphold i Bodø, er Jon tilbake i Østfold. Han jobber som frilans dirigent, underviser på Greåker VGS og har spennende ting på... Read More
04
January 2017

in Bodø!

From 11th dec 2014 to the end of 2016, Jon is working in Bodø, in the north of Norway. He will work as organist, conducting... Read More
22
January 2015

Upcoming events

 

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Every day working with art is an experiment on human existence…

Media

Performances

Major performances – masses, oratories and operas

Anersson / Ulvaeus Chess (musical)
Bach Mass in B-minor / St Matthew Passion / Christmas Oratory / Magnificat
Beethoven Choral fantasy in C / Missa in C
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem / Schicksalslied
Bruckner Messe in e-minor
Duruflé Requiem
Dvorak Messe in D
Ellington 2nd Sacred Concert
Fauré Requiem
Gershwin Porgy & Bess
Gundersen Isfront / Karry Kalkun / Byen brenner (musicals)
Handel Israel in Egypt / the Messiah
Haydn Die Jahrezeiten / Die Schöpfung
Hovland Oppstandelsesmesse / Pilgrimsmesse
Høybye Gabriel och Maria (musical)
Mendelssohn Elijah / Lobgesang / Paulus
Mozart Requiem / Der Messias / Missa solemnis in C kv 337
Nyberg Det stora Undret (musical)
Rutter Requiem
Schubert Messe in G-dur
Schumann Das Paradies und die Peri
Thrane Fjeldeventyret (opera)
Tveit Det Gode Landet / Visst skal våren komme (musicals)
Verdi Requiem
Vivaldi Gloria
MacDermot Hair (musical)
Nystedt A Norwegian Te Deum

Contact

Vi skal ikkje sova bort sumarnatta // Jon Fylling - Blue in blue
  1. Vi skal ikkje sova bort sumarnatta // Jon Fylling - Blue in blue
  2. Blå sko // Jon Fylling - Blue in blue