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Order of Canada
Jens Horst Lindemann, C.M.
Pacific Palisades, California [U.S.A.]
Member of the Order of Canada
Awarded on November 20, 2014; Invested on November 18, 2015
For his skill as a world-renowned trumpet soloist, and for his support of Canadian musicians and music students.
Jens Lindemann is one of the world’s great trumpet virtuosos. He has performed as a soloist at New York’s Carnegie Hall as well as with a wide variety of first-rate ensembles. He has been credited internationally with helping to further the trumpet’s growing standing as a solo instrument. Currently a professor with high distinction at the University of California, Los Angeles, he performs and records regularly with Canadian orchestras, and continues to mentor young musicians at Alberta’s Banff Centre.