Master classes 5-10 January, 2017 with Peter Jablonski, Henning Kraggerud and Håvard Gimse. Application deadline: 6 December!

Piano and chamber music master classes with

Peter Jablonski, piano, Henning Kraggerud, violin and Håvard Gimse, piano

5-10 January, 2017.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6 December, 2016 (Extended from 5th to 6th!)

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


Dates:       5-10  January, 2017 (travelling days 4 and 11 January)

Location: Reksten Collections, Bergen, Norway


The classes are open for students and young established pianists and pre-formed chamber music ensembles with piano, in the beginning of their careers.

Limitation of participants is 10, whereof the chamber music ensemble count as one.

The participants will receive at least 4 classes each of approx 60 minutes duration. The classes starts in the morning of 5 January and ends in the evening of 10 January.


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 will be open to public audience.


There will be arranged 1-2 public concerts.


Accommodation is offered at the Reksten Collections and is included in the course fee!

Please, be aware that because of  limitation of room capacity, some of the participant may have to be accommodated outside the Reksten Collections.


Breakfast and lunch are based on self catering in our kitchen, which is fully equipped.  There are  grocery stores nearby, approximately 5 minutes to walk . Dinners are included in the participation fee and will be provided by the academy.


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

Artist recidency

Reksten Collections offers artist residency for participants that would like to stay in some extra time to study and rehearse before and after the master class period. Please, contact Laila Nordø, email: for further information about prices.

Participation fee

Solo pianist: NOK 3000,-

Chamber music partner: NOK 2000,-

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

The fee includes tuition, accommodation and dinners on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.


The application has to be enclosed the following information:

1) Application form (to be downloaded 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. or sent by a file sending service or as a DVD by ordinary mail).

 Application deadline:  6 December, 2016.

By the latest of 15 December, the applicants will be informed if they have been accepted for the master class.

 Relevant web pages:

Henning Kraggerud

Peter Jablonski

Håvard Gimse

Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy

The Reksten Collections

 For further information about the master class, please contact:

Laila Nordø: mobile +47 930 048 32,

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Application form