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The Grieg Academy

About the Grieg Academy

The Grieg Academy comprises both artistic and scientific disciplines, and offers courses of study in PERFORMANCE ( bachelor-& masterprogramme), COMPOSITION (bachelor-& masterprogramme) and MUSIC THERAPY (5- year integrated Master`s degree in Music Therapy). We also offer PRACTICAL PEDAGOGICAL EDUCATION IN MUSIC PERFORMANCE (Teaching Certificate, PPU)


ONE-YEAR INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN PERFORMANCE OR COMPOSITION

The Grieg Academy offers a one-year programme for international students in performance or composition. The programme is open for applicants of all instruments, both classical and jazz. Deadline for application is 15. February.

Performance takes place at a high artistic level within classical music and jazz. We also cooperate closely with Ole Bull Akademiet, located in Voss, which offers studies in Norwegian folk music.

Composition at the Department is based on an experimental and contemporary approach within European kunstmusikk (i.e. art music).

Admission to the International Diploma

PRACTICAL PEDAGOGICAL EDUCATION IN MUSIC PERFORMANCE
As a field, the task of Music Pedagogy is to explore the connection between the creative and pedagogical aspects of music. Here, an important research area is how the learning of music actually occurs.

 

MUSIC THERAPY
Music Therapy is an interdisciplinary field, touching on musicology, medicine, pedagogy and the social sciences. It focuses on the relationship between music, the individual, society, health and development.