Jensen (b. 1947) is the conductor of The Danish Concert Band since 1970.
He played the piano from the age of five and continued his education in
the Tivoli Boy's Guard as a clarinettist. He studied at the Royal Danish
Academy of Music in Copenhagen with Professor Tage Scharff, and in London,
with Professor Antony Pay and Thea King.
In 1975, Jørgen Jensen became Principal Clarinettist in the Zealand
Symphony Orchestra, and at present, he is Associate Principal Clarinettist
in The Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and a member of Collegium
Musicum. Since 1988, he is Associate Professor at the Royal Danish Academy
of Music in Copenhagen.
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Jørgen Jensen is very often used as a guest conductor and leader of master classes in Denmark and abroad. At several occasions, he has been a member of the jury in international wind band competitions. In November 1999, he was guest conductor at the 21st Annual WIBC Convention in Seattle, USA.
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