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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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Kristin Kjølberg

Associate Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department

Staff

Alphabetically sorted by last name

Music Education

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Bjørg Julsrud Bjøntegaard

Viserektor, leder av studieutvalget
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Philip Anders Dammen

Associate Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Brit Ågot Brøske Danielsen

Senior Lecturer
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Ingrid Maria Hanken

Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Geir Johansen

Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
Guro Gravem Johansen

Guro Gravem Johansen

Associate Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Signe Kalsnes

Docent/Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Kristin Kjølberg

Associate Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Siw Graabræk Nielsen

Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Gjertrud Pedersen

Associate Professor
Composition, Music Theory and Music Technology Department
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Aslaug Louise Slette

Associate Professor
Instrument Didactics
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Vegar Storsve

Senior Lecturer
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Øivind Varkøy

Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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John Vinge

Associate Professor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Inger Anne Westby

Senior Lecturer
Music Education and Music Therapy Department

Ph.D Students

Magnar Fjørtoft Engen

Magnar Fjørtoft Engen

PhD Candidate / Research Fellow
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
Johannes Lunde Hatfield

Johannes Lunde Hatfield

Forsker
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Anne Jordhus-Lier

PhD Candidate / Research Fellow
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Ellen Mikalsen Stabell

Advisor
Academic Affairs and Research

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Sissel Dørum

Associate Professor
Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Department
Anne Sofie Halvorsen

Anne Sofie Halvorsen

University Lecturer
Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Department
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Kjell Tore Innervik

Associate Professor
Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Department
Henning Waaler Kemp

Henning Waaler Kemp

Instructor
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
Andreas Lønmo Knudsrød

Andreas Lønmo Knudsrød

University Lecturer
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Håkon Kvidal

Senior Lecturer
Composition, Music Theory and Music Technology Department
Helge Lien

Helge Lien

Associate Professor
Jazz, Improvised Music and Traditional Nordic Folk Music Department
Elisabet Olhans

Elisabet Olhans

University Lecturer
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
Mari Skeie Ljones

Mari Skeie Ljones

University Lecturer
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
Ingrid Stige

Ingrid Stige

University Lecturer
Music Education
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Vivianne Sydnes

Professor
Conducting, Voice and Church Music Department
Jonas Kilmork Vemøy

Jonas Kilmork Vemøy

University Lecturer
Music Education and Music Therapy Department
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Cathrine Winnes

University Lecturer
Conducting, Voice and Church Music Department