Oslo-NYC Musical Exchange

Two years ago I reached out to percussionist Kjell Tore Innervik asking if I could compose a percussion duo for him. What has followed is something I never expected to happen: we are bringing Kjell Tore Innervik to New York and New Jersey for two concerts featuring music by Norwegian, English, and American composers.

On October 3rd, Kjell Tore Innervik and Daniel Paulsen will perform a benefit concert at the Norwegian Seaman's Church in New York City. The concert will feature quartertone percussion works by Norwegian, and American composers. During the intermission, there will be a silent auction with work by artists Lothar Osterburg, and Soseki Sakamoto. All proceeds will go to National Center for Children in Poverty.

But we need your help to seal the deal. 

Why the $2000 budget?

1) The audio and video recording of the October 3rd Concert in New York City
2) Percussion Rental and Carting 
3) Hall Rental
4) Creation of CD’s

Find out more about the performers, composers, and donating artists by clicking on the links below!

Kjell Tore Innervik
Daniel Paulsen

Ivar Frounberg
Øyvind Torvund

Peter Tornquist
Morton Feldman
Devon Yasamune Toyotomi
Charles Corey

Lothar Osterburg
Soseki Sakamoto

Below is a youtube link to the premiere of one of the pieces that will be featured on the NYC Benefit concert. Thanks so much for your time and support!


  • katriina marchi 
    • $10 
    • 69 mos
  • Monika Szumski 
    • $60 (Offline)
    • 69 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $80 
    • 69 mos
  • Maria Vlock 
    • $20 (Offline)
    • 69 mos
  • Jeremy Parel 
    • $30 
    • 69 mos
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Devon Yasamune Osamu Toyotomi 
Millwood, NY
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