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Rune Rebne is a Norwegian composer, associate professor in composition and Ph.D. Research Fellow at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. He began his studies in music as a trombone player in 1985 and finished his diploma in composition at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo in 1997.
Rebne composes instrumental- and electroacoustic music, and also music for modern dance and theatre. His music has been performed at festivals in Norway and abroad. For his sinfonietta piece «Ooid» he received the award «Work of the Year» from Norwegian Composers Union in 1995. Rune Rebne worked as a director for the theatre plays «Blod, Jern og Olje I and II».
In 2021-2022 Rebne has had several world premieres in Norway and Germany. A long time collaboration with violinist Victoria Johnson resulted in the premiere of the 25-minute work Eveeu 1-4 for baroque violin and electronics at the festival EarPort in Duisburg in August 2022. The piece was later performed at INN:PUST in Gjøvik in September 2022.