In January, 2015, Per Brevig will be an adjudicator for the Grieg Festival Competition for Piano,
arranged by the Edvard Grieg Society in Sarasota, Florida.
In June, 2014, Per Brevig is the recipient of the 2014 Leif Erikson Citation Award. The award is presented to him in recognition of his "distinguished career as a world renowned trombonist and conductor, and for expanding the world view of the great country of Norway by representing your homeland with the highest quality of artistic output."
In May, 2014, Per Brevig was an adjudicator for the 2014 Koussevitzky Piano competition. The competition was arranged through the Musicians Club of New York.
Per Brevig, Music Director of the Strathmere Festival Orchestra, conducts a series of concerts at the Church of Saint Joseph in NYC's Greenwich Village:
On January 24, 2014, Per Brevig conducted the Strathmere Festival Orchestra in an all Brahms program:
Symphony No. 2
Piano Concerto No. 2
On June 14, 2013, Per Brevig conducted the Strathmere Festival Orchestra in an all Ravel program:
Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ma mére l'Oye Suite
Pavane pour une Infante Defunte
Piano Concerto in G major
On May 5th, 2013, Per Brevig conducted the opening concert in the Velika Gorica Brass Festival in Zagreb, Croatia, with the Croatian Army Military Wind Orchestra.
On May 21, 2013, Per Brevig conducted the Strathmere Festival Orchestra in an all Haydn program:
Symphony No. 70
Symphony No. 101 - 'Clock'
On April 5, 2013, an all Mozart program.
On January 18, 2013, an all Beethoven program.
On September 7, 2012, an all Haydn program.
On May 17, 2012, an all Brahms program.
On April 17, 2012, an all Schubert program.
On January 13, 2012, an all Mozart program.
On September 13, 2011, an all Grieg program.
On June 12, 2011, Per Brevig was appointed Music Director of the Strathmere Festival Orchestra. The inaugural concert was an all Beethoven program:
Leonore Overture No. 3
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
Symphony No. 5 in C minor.
On October 30, 2011 Per Brevig conducted a concert at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center with the Grieg Festival Orchestra: "A Commemorative Concert and Memorial Concert for the Victims of the Tragedy in Norway":
Grieg: Funeral March
Symphony in C minor
Nordheim: Tenebrae (Darkness) for Cello and Orchestra, Darrett Adkins, cello
Grieg: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
On June 1, 2011 Per Brevig conducted a concert with Orquestra Sinfonica da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil, in a program that included the premiere of Eric Ewazen: "Songs of the Sun" for trombone and orchestra. The soloist was James Lebens. The concerto was commissioned in memory of Brazilian trombonist Radegundis Feitosa Nunes who died in a tragic automobile accident. Brevig, Lebens, and Ewazen, who were close friends of Radegundis's, wanted to memorialize their friend, who was a fellow student of James Lebens. Both James and Radegundis were former students of Per Brevig at Juilliard. The program for this concert included:
Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
Ewazen: Cancoes Du Sol (Songs of the Sun)
Em homenagem a Radegundis
Estreia mundial, para trombone e orquestra
Bizet: Symphony in D major.
Per Brevig has previously conducted eight orchestras in Brazil with many return engagements.
July 2012: Per Brevig is the recipient of the coveted International Trombone Association's 2012 ITA Award. The Award is presented to him "In recognition of his distinguished career and in acknowledgement of his impact on the world of trombone performance." Brevig travelled to Paris to accept the Award at the annual International Trombone Festival in July. Per Brevig has previously received the Neill Humfeld Award for Teaching Excellence and is a lifetime member of ITA.
The International Trombone Association presented a feature article on Per Brevig in its quarterly journal, April, 2013, Vol. 41, No. 2, Page 26.
Per Brevig, DMA, was an adjudicator for the 2013 Koussevitzky Competition for Strings, arranged through the Musicians Club of New York.
Per Brevig was appointed to the Board of Musicians Club of New York in October 2013.