Masterclasses with Leif Ove Andsnes, Zlata Chochieva and Håvard Gimse, 2-8 September, 2024

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

Leif Ove Andsnes, Zlata Chochieva and Håvard Gimse

Dates: 2-8 September, 2024

Location: Rasmussen Samlingene, Bergen, Norway


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

The participants will receive at least 4 classes each of 60/45 minutes duration. The classes starts in the morning of the 2 September and ends with a concert in the evening, 8 September.

Limitation of participants is 10.


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


The teaching is timetabled in the main hall, Pentagon at the Rasmussen Samlingene.  All master classes will be open to public audience.


There will be arranged one public concert on the last day of the masterclasse, the 8 September.


Accommodation and meals are offered at the Rasmussen Samlingene, and are included in the participation fee.


At the Rasmussen Samlingene 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:  20 July, 2024


Apply here


For further information about the master classes, please contact:

Manager Laila Nordø: mobile +47 930 048 32,

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Thanks to our collaboration partners and supporters:

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation 

Talent Norway

The Savings Bank Foundation DNB

Tom Wilhelmsen’s Foundation

Trucknor AS

Hilmar Reksten Foundation

Bergen Municipality

Vestland County