Master classes with Polina Leschenko and Christian Ihle Hadland, 10-17 September, 2018

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

Polina Leschenko and Christian Ihle Hadland

Dates:10-17 September, 2018

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 4 classes each of approx. 45 minutes duration. The classes start in the morning of  10 September and ends in the afternoon of the  17 September.

Limitation of participants is 10. In addition the 2 members of our talent program for young Norwegian pianists will be invited to take part.


The students are expected to bring their own printed sheet music for the course. The repertory should be ready for performance.


The teaching is timetabled in the main hall, Pentagon, at the Reksten Collections. The participants are encouraged to attend their fellow students’ individual lessons, in order to learn through listening and observing. All master classes will be open to public audience.


There will be arranged two public concerts with the participants.


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


Breakfast is based on self catering in our kitchen, which is fully equipped. We provide breakfast ingredients. Lunch and dinner 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.


The master class starts on the 10 September, but for participants that would like to attend the concert with Leif Ove Andsnes and the Bergen Philharmonic, Thursday 6 Sept, or the recital with Sergey Babayan, which is arranged as a part of the International Edvard Grieg competition on Friday 7 Sept, or listen to the final of the competition, Sunday 9 Sept, we are able to offer accommodation at the academy’s location, Rekstensamlingene, already from the 6 of September.

Fees and application

Participation fee:

NOK 4000,- (inclusive accommodation and meals during the master class period).

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 extended to: 6 August, 2018

Within the 15 August, 2018 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 feel free to contact:

Manager Laila Nordø: mobile +47 930 048 32,

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