About

Biography

Bilde

1998 – 2002

Studied classical guitar at the Norwegian State Academy of Music

2002 – 2004

Master degree studies at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, NL

2004 – 2005

Further studies with Raphaella Smits at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven, BE

2005 –

Currently employd at :

School of Arts in Oslo (guitar teacher)

Rud High School in Bærum, Department of Music (guitar teacher)

Norwegian Acdamy of Music in Oslo (guitar didactic)

Performing activity

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Scholarships

2013

Scholarship from the Gouvernment Grants for Artists (Diversestipend)

2007

Establishing Scholarship from the Government Grants for Artists

2005

Travel – and post studies Scholarship from the Fund for performing artists

2004

Scholarship from Lise og Arnfinn Hejes Foundation

2004

Scholarship from Tom Wilhelmsen Foundation

2003

1.prize at the 35th Zwolle International Guitar Competition, the Netherlands

2003

Scholarship from Tom Wilhelmsen Foundation

1998

Steinar Andersen scholarship at the Norwegian Guitar Festival

1997

Stokke municipalitys Scholarship
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Quotes:

“Sympathetic and charming presentation, mature playing”
Esther Steenbergen and Stefano Grondona. Zwolle International guitar festival

“I know him as an excellent guitar player, a fine musician, sincere and correct in his attitude towards music”
Raphaella Smits . Professor at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven, Belgium

“Beside his musical and technical capabilities on the instrument he has a warm personality and good social qualities. His well structured way of explaining make me say that I would trust him to work with any guitar student, no matter age or level.”
Enno Voorhorst . Professor at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, The Netherlands