Oskar Stenmark NYC Quartet
Join us for this special opportunity to enjoy a Sunday summer worship service featuring the Oskar Stenmark NYC quartet, including a musical sermon!
Oskar Stenmark NYC Quartet plays
traditional melodies from Sweden,
inherited from Oskar’s ancestors mixed
with New York jazz. The lyrical
melodies will give you a Nordic flavor,
but the rhythm, harmony and feel can
only be found in New York City.
Born in Gothenburg, Sweden, Oskar is
the 7th generation in a family of
professional musicians. He eventually
picked up the trumpet and received a
Bachelor in Improvisation from the
University of Gothenburg in 2013.
Oskar moved to New York a year later
to pursue his musical dreams, he
received a Master’s in Jazz
Performance and composition from
the Manhattan School of Music in May
Stenmark has performed with stars
such as Chris Potter, Dave Liebman
and the multiple GRAMMY award
recipient Maria Schneider Orchestra.
The quartet features some of the most
sought after musicians in New York,
hailing from the U.S. and Sweden.
Oskar plays flugelhorn exclusively, an
instrument that blends better with the
Oskar has recorded an album with the
original melodies at Studio Epidemin
(Gothenburg), it was released in May
2014 and is available on Spotify and
iTunes. Oskar currently resides in New
York, working with the tradition and
music of his ancestors.
Oskar Stenmark - Flugelhorn
Vicente Archer - Double Bass
Billy Test - Piano
Robin Baytas - Drums
Diamond Lake Lutheran Church
5760 Portland Ave, Minneapolis, 55417, MN, United States