Departments and Disciplines

The Norwegian Academy of Music brings together a community of academic and artistic staff specializing in a number of disciplines, research areas, instruments and subjects.

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Accompaniment 

Accompanists work with singers and instrumentalists in all the performance programmes at the Norwegian Academy of Music.
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Conducting

The Conducting Department has a strong, creative environment that offers work experience for students through collaboration with professional organizations....
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Nordic Folk Music

Instrumental and vocal skills in traditional Norwegian music.
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Guitar

The Norwegian Academy of Music has a long standing central position in guitar education in Norway. The Guitar Department working group is the largest in the...

Improvised Music & Jazz

A broad repertoire and curiosity about new artistic expressions
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Chamber Music

Social, enlightening, inspiring
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Piano

The Piano Department at the Norwegian Academy of Music is a welcoming community of talented students and accomplished teachers.
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Brass

Orchestral and ensemble performance
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Music Education

At the Norwegian Academy of Music students have the opportunity to learn from leading pedagogues in Music Education.
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Music Technology

Music Technology students at the Academy can specialize in one of five core areas, to develop their skills in both Music Production and Performance. Our Music...
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Music Theory and Aural Training

Music Theory and Aural Skills working groups give support training and classes directed at music practice and performance excellence.
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Music Therapy

Music Therapy is about actively applying music in human interactions, in order to improve health and quality of life.
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Church Music and Organ

A large number of the most prominent organists, church musicians and composers of church music working in Norway have been educated at the Academy.
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Voice

Voice and Vocal Studies at the Norwegian Academy of Music are at the highest academic level and offer tremendous variety. This is the largest academic voice...
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Percussion

A large number of instruments and specialisation in different genres
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Strings & Harp

Faculty members of the String & Harp Department are experienced pedagogues and active soloists, orchestra and concert performers.
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Woodwinds

Woodwind students at the Norwegian Academy of Music are exposed to a diverse repertoire and instructional opportunities with a variety of instruments and specialisations....

The Norwegian Academy of Music also offers education in: