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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Listening to yourself and your fellow performer simultaneously.
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Musicality and leadership
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Nordic Folk Music

Instrumental and vocal skills in traditional Norwegian music.
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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...
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Improvised Music & Jazz

A broad repertoire and curiosity about new artistic expressions
Kammermusikk kvadrat

Chamber Music

Social, enlightening, inspiring
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The Piano Department at the Norwegian Academy of Music is a welcoming community of talented students and accomplished teachers.
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Fundamental knowledge and skills in composition combined with musical exploration and experimentation.


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...

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.

Organ and church music

From liturgical organ music to choral conducting and arranging.
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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...


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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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: