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Music Education

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

Teachers of Music Education at the Academy are active researchers and continually conduct development work in the field of Music Education and Pedagogy. The Music Education environment at the Academy is a community of professionals who actively participate and connect to larger international networks dedicated to the advancement of Music Education, such as  International Society for Music Education and Nordic Network for Musis Education Research.

In addition to publishing books and articles on research and development areas in the field of Music Education, our faculty members working in Education are active advisors and participants in councils, boards and planning commitees, influential roles in the development of music teaching programs and curricula.

Study opportunities

The Norwegian Academy of Music offers

Teaching practice

The Music Education and Teacher Training programs at the Norwegian Academy of Music collaborate with a wide variety of institutions and programs where our students are able to explore and expand their roles as Music Teachers and Performers, and the connection between.

Students and staff of the Music Education Department run a music project in a refugee camp and at schools in Lebanon.

Activities

  • Concerts at schools and other venues

  • Music Teacher training and practice at Regional Arts and Music Schools, lower and upper secondary schools, and at the Academy students' own School of Music.

  • Music Teacher training and practice in Lebanon, through collaborative program with Lebanese schools and a refugee camp

  • Seminars and conferences, such as: the Nordic Workshop on Assessment in Music Training and the Nordic Conference on Music Teacher Education in 2010; Seminar on Children and Music in collaboration with Rikskonsertene in 2012; and the Arts and Music School Research Conferences in 2012 and 2013

Department Contact

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Brit Ågot Brøske

Senior Lecturer

Didactics

Staff

Alphabetically sorted by last name

Music Education

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Bjørg Julsrud Bjøntegaard

Associate Professor

Instrument Didactics

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Philip Anders Dammen

Associate Professor

Music Education

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Brit Ågot Brøske

Senior Lecturer

Didactics

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Ingrid Maria Hanken

Professor

Music Education

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Geir Johansen

Professor

Music Education

Guro Gravem Johansen

Guro Gravem Johansen

Associate Professor

Didactics, Aural Training (jazz)

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Signe Kalsnes

Docent/Professor

Outreach, Music Education, Music Education

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Kristin Kjølberg

Associate Professor

Instrument Didactics, Voice

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Siw Graabræk Nielsen

Professor

Music Education

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Gjertrud Pedersen

Associate Professor

Music History

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Aslaug Louise Slette

Associate Professor

Instrument Didactics

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Vegar Storsve

Senior Lecturer

Didactics

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Øivind Varkøy

Professor

Music Education

John Vinge

John Vinge

Associate Professor

Music Education

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Inger Anne Westby

Senior Lecturer

Didactics

Ph.D Students

Magnar Fjørtoft Engen

Magnar Fjørtoft Engen

Research Fellow

Music Education

Johannes Lunde Hatfield

Johannes Lunde Hatfield

Forsker

Music Education

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Anne Jordhus-Lier

Research Fellow

Music Education

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Ellen Mikalsen Stabell

Advisor
Academic Affairs and Research

Ensemble -og instrumentaldidactics and practice

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Sissel Dørum

Associate Professor

Flute

Anne Sofie Halvorsen

Anne Sofie Halvorsen

University Lecturer

Clarinet (Talent Development)

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Kjell Tore Innervik

Associate Professor

Percussion

Henning Waaler Kemp

Henning Waaler Kemp

Instructor

Didactics

Andreas Lønmo Knudsrød

Andreas Lønmo Knudsrød

University Lecturer

Instrument Didactics

Håkon Kvidal

Håkon Kvidal

Senior Lecturer

Music Tecnology

Helge Lien

Helge Lien

Associate Professor

Jazz Piano

Elisabet Olhans

Elisabet Olhans

University Lecturer

Ensemble Didactics

Mari Skeie Ljones

Mari Skeie Ljones

University Lecturer

Instrument Didactics

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Vivianne Sydnes

Professor

Choral Conducting

Jonas Kilmork Vemøy

Jonas Kilmork Vemøy

University Lecturer

Instrument Didactics

Cathrine Winnes

Cathrine Winnes

University Lecturer

Conducting