Janne Thomsen is a highly sought after flute soloist and chamber musician, and an international prize winner from competitions in Prague, Paris, Bayreuth, Rome, Vienna, Boston. She was Danish “Young Musician of the Year” and is also the founding and artistic director of Klassiske Dage – Holstebro International Music Festival – in her native city in Denmark, a festival which has grown considerably since its inception in 2005, striving to imaginatively explore artistic connections with an own narrative. Janne enjoys dedicated collaborations with favourite composers such as Osvaldo Golijov, Giya Kancheli, Olli Mustonen, Bent Sørensen and Peteris Vasks. She has been awarded an “ARAM” – Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in London, which was also her main place of study, before completing her masters at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. Janne has been granted support from Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik’s Foundation, as well as the Augustinus Foundation, the New York Danish-American Association, and the Jacob Gade Prize. She taught at the Mozarteum Conservatory in Salzburg and has been a visiting professor at the Luczern University of Music.