Laura Ellestad

Position

Research Fellow

Department

Composition, Music Theory and Music Technology Department

Discipline

Performance Practice

Research / Working Group

Nordic Folk Music, Music Theory and Aural Training

Contact

Phone: 23367274
Email: laura.e.ellestad@nmh.no
Mobile phone: +4797522770
Office: 5035

Research Areas / Expertise

  • Hardanger Fiddle
  • Music Presentation
  • History of Nordic Folk Music

Background

Education

  • Norwegian Academy of Music (2014): Master of Music Performance with Thesis
  • Ole Bull Akademiet (2012): Bachelor of Music - Traditional Performance
  • University of Victoria, Canada (2005): Bachelor of Arts - Creative Writing

Music

  • Valdresspel i Amerika. Laura Ellestad. Ta:lik TA127, 2014, CD.

Articles

  • ”Emigrant Hardanger Fiddlers from Valdres, Norway: An Examination of Cultural Contacts”, ss. 53-72 i Øyvind T. Gulliksen (red.). Norwegian-American Essays 2011. Oslo: Novus forlag, 2011.

  • ”Emigrant Hardanger fiddlers from Valdres, Norway: Their legacies at home and abroad”, ss. 19-34 i Ian Russell & Anna Kearney Guigné (red.). Crossing Over: Fiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 3. Aberdeen: The Elphinstone Institute, 2010.

Research Projects