New Year master classes with Leif Ove Andsnes, Christian Ihle Hadland and Håvard Gimse, 3-8 January, 2019

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

Leif Ove Andsnes, Christian Ihle Hadland and Håvard Gimse

Dates: 3-8 January, 2019

Location: Reksten Collections, Bergen, Norway


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

The participants will receive at least 3 classes each of approx. 60 minutes duration. The classes starts in the morning of 3 January and ends with a closing concert the evening of the 8 January.

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 Reksten Collections. All master classes will be open to public audience.


There will be arranged one public concerts with the participants in the Pentagon hall of Reksten Collections.


Accommodation is offered at the Reksten Collections and is included in the participation fee.


Breakfast are based on self catering in our kitchen, which is fully equipped. Lunch and 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.

Fees and application

Participation fee:

NOK 3000,-.

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. or sent by a file sending service or as a DVD by ordinary mail).


Application deadline:  1 December, 2018

Within the 10  December, the applicants will be informed if they have been accepted for the master class.

Apply here


Relevant links:

Reksten Collections


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

Hordaland County