Runar Valheim VærnesAlto and Tenor sackbut

Runar Valheim Værnes originates from Stavanger, and now lives in Trondheim. He studied trombone at the Music Conservatoire in Stavanger and in Trondheim, and at the CNR in Paris, France.

Runar has won several prizes and competitions, such as the Norwegian Championship for soloists several times, and been a soloist with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. Since 2001, Runar has held a position as a trombone player in the Norwegian Air Force Band in Trondheim.

 

Photo by Urszula Tarasiewicz