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Piano

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

Study opportunities

The Piano Department at the Norwegian Academy of Music employs some of Norway's most accomplished performers and pedagogues within its faculty. In addition to countless record releases, all our teachers have given concerts at esteemed festivals and events in Norway and abroad.

The Norwegian Academy of Music offers programmes in Music Performance and Music Education:

Diverse community

The community of piano students at the Academy is experienced as diverse, vibrant and open. Bachelor students in the Music Education and Performance programs collaborate and work together on several varied arenas.

Activities

  • Weekly piano forum where all students have the opportunity to play for each other.

  • Annual concert tour in southern Norway. Upon return, a final grand concert is traditionally given by the students in the Academy's own Levin Concert Hall.

  • Regular classes give students stage experience and feed-back in a secure environment of their peers.

  • Masterclasses with external guest instructors.

  • Concerts both at the Academy and many other venues.

  • Chamber music and ensemble practice.

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Staff

Department Contact

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Jorunn Marie Bratlie

Associate Professor

Accompaniment, Piano

Piano

Sorted alphabetically by last name

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Jens Harald Bratlie

Professor

Piano

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Jorunn Marie Bratlie

Associate Professor

Accompaniment, Piano

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Håvard Gimse

Professor

Piano

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Ingfrid Breie Nyhus

Research Fellow

Piano

Arthur Kay Piene

Arthur Kay Piene

University Lecturer

Piano

Marianna Shirinyan

Marianna Shirinyan

Professor

Piano

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Einar Henning Smebye

Professor

Piano

Kathryn Stott

Kathryn Stott

Professor

Piano

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Ellen Kristine Ugelvik

Research Fellow

Piano

Sanae Yoshida

Sanae Yoshida

Research Fellow

Piano, Contemporary Music

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Knut Johannessen

Associate Professor

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Christian Kjos

Research Fellow

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Fortepiano

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Liv Glaser

Professor Emeritus

Fortepiano

Applied Piano

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Andre Bongard

Andre Bongard

University Lecturer

Applied Piano

Lars Haugbro

Lars Haugbro

Associate Professor

Applied Piano

Mattias Johansson

Mattias Johansson

University Lecturer

Applied Piano

Sofia Rentzhog

Sofia Rentzhog

University Lecturer

Applied Piano

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Jan Gunnar Sørbø

University Lecturer

Applied Piano

PhD Candidates / Research Fellows

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Liv Glaser

Professor Emeritus

Fortepiano

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Christian Kjos

Research Fellow

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Ingfrid Breie Nyhus

Research Fellow

Piano

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Ellen Kristine Ugelvik

Research Fellow

Piano

Sanae Yoshida

Sanae Yoshida

Research Fellow

Piano, Contemporary Music

 

 

Guest professors and international collaboration

As well as our regular staff of excellent piano teachers and pedagogues, we offer masterclasses and piano seminars with invited pianists and piano pedagogues.

We also invite instructors, both scholars and acclaimed performers, specialised in piano forum pedagogy.

A well-established international collaborative network ensures that our teachers and students are in contact with development and expertise at institutions such as:

  • Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hannover

  • Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin

  • Sibeliusakademiet, Helsinki

  • Conservatorio della Swizzera Italiana, Lugano, Sveits

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