Hi, this is the site of composer/arranger/producer Jan Martin Smørdal.

I'm also a member of Ensemble neoN.


Photo by Andreas Ulvo

Photo by Andreas Ulvo

Performances 2017

"My Favorite Thing 2" with Ensemble neoN at Stavanger Konserthus, March 8th

"The Lesser Nighthawk" performed by Ensemble neoN at Periferien, Sentralen, 31st May

"My Favorite Thing 1" will have its premier June 18th, performed by Pinquins at Nynorskens Hus

"SHO(r)TS 1b" for flute solo performed at the Risuonanze Festival in Italy by Fosca Briante, June 18th

"Flock of me" performed during the Mis-En Festival, New York, June 23rd

4 new pieces for choir will be performed by Tønsberg Domkor w/Nina Karlsen, in Tønsberg, June 26th, at Papirhuset

"My Favorite Thing 3" will have its premier by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK), 16th September at the Ultima Festival (Sentralen), and performed again 2nd November at Store Studio

Auditive interpretation of 3 Hanne Borchgrevink prints, at OSL Contemporary, opening 3rd November

"Flock of me" will be performed by Yumi Murakami at Forstanderskapssalen, Sentralen 7th November

New piece/commission for Stillae Trio, working title "inn (for T.E.L.)", to be performed late 2017, TBA

Performances 2016

"All Play" performed at the MATA festival in New York, April 12th, by Ensemble neoN

review nytimes

review newyorkclassicalreview

review lucidculture

review feastofmusic

"My Favorite Thing 2" performed by Ensemble neoN at the Only Connect (Tectonic collaboration) May 21st, at Senttralen - Oslo

review ballade

"untitled #2" - awarded "Runner Up" in the Unbound composition contest, for flute swarm to be performed in Brisbane, Australia. Performed during the Unbound Flute Festival July 1st-3rd

video from performance

New commision, "(herd)STUDY" performed by Ensemble Ernst at the Ultima festival in Oslo, September 10th at Sentralen

radio interview on Spillerom Søndag w/Kristin Kverndokk (only in Norway/Norwegian)

video of performance

New commision by Karin Hellqvist, "flock foam fume", performed during the Ultima festival in Oslo, September 13th at Sentralen

video of performance

"flock of me" performed during the Nordic Music Days, at Harpa in Reykjavik, Iceland, October 1st

Ensemble neoN album release concert at Sentralen, "All play" performed, October 7th 2016

video of performance

review of album the guardian

radio interview (only in Norway/Norwegian)

*The miniature pieces "SHO(r)TS" 1, 2 & 3 performed by Meadowsound trio in November 11th 2016, Bidrobon - Oslo.