Masterclasses with Håvard Gimse, Christian Ihle Hadland and Leif Ove Andsnes, 27 May-2 June, 2023

Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy has the pleasure of inviting to piano master classes with:

Håvard Gimse, Christian Ihle Hadland and Leif Ove Andsnes

Dates: 27 Mai-2 June, 2023

Location:Reksten Collections (Rekstensamlingene) and Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen, Bergen, Norway


The classes are open for students and young established pianists at the highest level.

The participants will receive 6 classes each of 45 minutes duration. The classes starts in the afternoon of 27 May and ends in the afternoon of 2  June.

Limitation of participants is 8


The students are expected to bring their own music for the course.


The teaching is timetabled in the main hall, Pentagon at the Reksten Collections and in Troldsalen, the concert hall at the Edvard Grieg Museum. All master classes will be open to public audience.


There will be arranged one 1 public concerts during the period, in the concert hall of the Grieg Museum.


Accommodation and meals are offered at the Reksten Collections, and are included in the participation fee.


At the Reksten Collections you are free to practice on 11 good quality pianos and grand pianos placed in various rooms.

Fees and application

Participation fee:

NOK 4000,-.

To be submitted upon receipt of invoice and one week after acceptance of participation.

The application has to be enclosed the following information:

1) Application form (electronical application form to be found underneath)

2) CV

3) Repertory/program

4) Links to a video of 10-15 minutes duration, containing 2 pieces. (To be posted on You Tube, SoundCloud etc.)

Application deadline:  10 April, 2023


Apply here


For further information about the master classes, please contact:

General manager Laila Nordø: mobile +47 930 048 32,

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Thanks to our supporters:

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation (main sponsor)

Talent Norway

Norwegian Ministry of Culture

Bergen Municipality

Vestland County