composer and organist.
in Haderslev 25th August 1945.
to lithographic artist Jørgen Ibenfeldt, living in Christiansfeld, Sønderjylland.
in piano playing from the age of 5 years.
10 years old, played piano in a Health Resort in Sweden.
Bugler in "Haderslev Girls Guard“ 1959 –1963.
13 years old played trumpet and piano in Mama Bente´s Jazzband. Later
on in Weary City Jazzmen, Haderslev.
solo musician in the 60’s. Vocal, Hammond B3 and M3, trumpet and
Organist diploma 1972 from “Det Jydske Musikkonservatorium” in Århus.
on the Danish radio and television, own compositions ex.
Christiansfeldvisen played in Brødremenighedens Church in
Christiansfeld, by the Military Orchestra “Slesvigske
accompanied with the Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester and the composer in
a TV show, “Songs from my home district”, Sønderjylland and Fanø.
The show was on the 23rd of January in 1986 DR TV 1.Producer was Mogens
Kilde, research for DR TV: Bente Ibenfeldt. At the same show first
performance for composer and lyric author “Årøsundvisen”
tune for Hertug
Hans Revy, Haderslev, pianist and arranger from 1975 to 1983.
for Pelle”, composed 1982, first performance in Løgumkloster
Church 1991, with the German-Belgian organist Hady Wolff and solo trumpet Per
Nielsen, Sønderjyllands Symphony-Orchestra, with whom Bente
Ibenfeldt collaborated for several years.
1996 first performance “A
Song for Alexandra”, the composer’s praise to all Denmark´s
Alexandra, married to Prince Joachim.
Again Per Nielsen as trumpet soloist, and the composer at her big
Wersi Organ. Both musicians were together with the Italian baritone Riego
Gambini guest solists with Franz
Lambert, Germany, a world known organist. www.franzlambert.de
concert took place in Sønderjyllandshallen in Aabenraa.
“A Song for Alexandra” was performed at the Town Hall in
Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. And this time with the military orchestra “Sjællandske
Livregimenst Musikkorps”, solo-trumpet Per Hyttel
and the conductor Ib
27th August 1999 in Musikhuset, Sønderborg, Hans Nielsen, Focus
Recording, Copenhagen recording with the Sønderjyllands
and co-producer: Flemming Neergaard, Sønderborg, solo-trumpet BO
FUGLSANG, Rhythm group: Mads Vinding, www.vinding.dk
el-bas, percussion Roger Berg, Sverige, guitar Per Kamp and the composer
at the piano-keyboard.
Morten Ryelund Sørensen, Copenhagen.
CD was produced in the honour of the birth and christening of Prince
Nikolai, as a gift from the composer.
thanks to all the sponsors: The orchestra leader Leif V.S. Baltherzen, Sønderjyllands
Symphony Orquestra for great co-operation, to TV SYD, the news on TV2
for showing the music in connection with the birth of Prince Nikolai on
the 28. of August 1999.
CD contains 4 melodies, with the composer at the grand piano in
following titles: Romance
Prince, Ballade pour Camilla. Bo Fuglsang as solist: Song
for Pelle and A
for symphony orchestra by Flemming Neergaard. Contact Bente Ibenfeldt.
was marked in commissioned work ”Tiden”
in the church of Tyrstrup, Christiansfeld. Ole
Brinth, 2. organist at Haderslev Domkirke, was the conductor
for the Choir and Orchestra. The music was performed later on the 10th
of February 2000, when the reunion back to Denmark in 1920 was
celebrated. Ole Brinth was the conductor
for the DACAPO Choir.
year 2000 “De små forglemmigejer” was first performed at the
consecration of Bovlund Friluftsscene.
on the 19 of August the “Gråsten
March” was first performed in consequence of Gråsten
Garden 25. birthday.
17th December, St. Mariæ Church, Helsingør. First performance of a new
Christmas hymn “Jesus
Child is Born”, text the priest and poet Sten Kaalø ,orchestra
Helsingør Byorkester, conductor Ib N. Jespersen, soloist Royal Opera
singer Ove Mynderup.
2000 CD with the soprano Tinebeth
Hartkopf, recorded in Løgumkloster Church. Organ Sv.
Child is Born”, in Danish ”Jesus, lysets barn”.
Translated into German and English.
for Slesvigske Fodregiments Musikkorps, Haderslev, has arranged
following of Bente Ibenfeldt´s compositons for Brass-band and
1 A Song for Alexandra – Brassband and
CD´s and all arrangements for piano, organ, choir, brass-band, harmoniorcht. and symphony-orchestra can be orderd by “BIMUS”,,, tlf. +45 74562234 .