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Sidsel Karlsen


Music Education and Music Therapy Department

Research Areas / Expertise

  • Music education sociology
  • Music education and cultural diversity
  • Music and informal learning arenas
  • Music festivals

Research projects



  • PhD in music education, School of Music in Piteå, Luleå University of Technology, 2007
  • MA in vocal performance, Norwegian Academy of Music, 1999
  • Music teacher certificate, Østlandet’s music conservatory, 1993

Professional experience

  • 2018–present Professor of music education, Norwegian Academy of Music
  • 2015–2018 Professor of music education and general education, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
  • 2011–present Docent, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki
  • 2010–2015 Professor of music education, Hedmark University College
  • 2009–2011 Postdoctoral researcher, Sibelius Academy
  • 2008–2010 Associate professor of music education, Hedmark University College

Projects Sidsel Karlsen participates in