Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth has championed trumpet repertoire amongst audiences on six continents, meriting the highest critical praise for her soulful, lyrical sound and collaborative approach to music-making. Tine’s ever-expanding repertoire ranges from the classical period to contemporary works and new commissions. In 2023, Tine was appointed the Artistic Director of Risør Chamber Music Festival with which she has been associated for over a decade. She also continues to tour internationally with her ten-piece, all-female brass ensemble tenThing which she founded in 2007.
She is the recipient of numerous awards for her work in classical music, including the 2013 Echo Klassik “Newcomer of the Year” Award; the second prize in the 2006 Eurovision Young Musicians Competition, to which Tine returned to serve as juror for the 2016 competition; and, in 2007, she was the first ever classical artist to win “Newcomer of the Year” at the Norwegian Grammy® Awards (Spellemannprisen).
She maintains an active presence in the recording studio and has released over ten albums to date. She resides in Oslo and maintains a dynamic role in her community as a regular TV and radio presenter, and as a Professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music.