We are excited to have back to Voksenåsen our trio of fantastic flute teachers for the 2024 Summer Academy winds course: Gitte Marcusson, Tom Ottar Andreassen, and Linda Taube Sundén!

Gitte Marcusson is Professor of Flute at Royal College of Music, London.  She is devoted to teaching and, in addition to her professorship at RCM, she coaches students worldwide in her London-based studio. She has taught many of today’s outstanding flautists, including Katherine Bryan, Principal Flute of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Adam Walker, Principal Flute of the London Symphony Orchestra; Alex Jakeman, Principal Flute of the BBC Philharmonic; and Joshua Batty, Principal Flute Sidney Symphony Orchestra. Gitte taught at Chethams School of Music for 16 years and is much in demand as guest professor giving classes at conservatories and colleges around the world. She is founder and director of Nordic Flute International Summer School. She is a member of the faculty at Wildacres Flute Retreat, North Carolina, and Professor at the prestigious Old Ox Festival, Stockholm.

Tom Ottar Andreassen is co-principal flute in Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and in the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. One of Norway’s top wind players, he is an often sought soloist and chamber musician, and has made a number of recordings. He is Professor of Flute at the Norwegian Academy of Music.

Linda Taube is solo piccolo in the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2008, and she was also a member of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in the years 2001-2008. She has played in most of the Swedish orchestras and also a lot of different projects with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Linda teaches piccolo at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and flute at Lilla Akademien. She has also been teaching at the Music Academy in Gothenburg and Birkagårdens Folkhögskola in Stockholm, and has been a guest at Voksenåsen Summer Academy for several years now.

The dates for the winds course is 30th July to 3rd August 2024. More winds teachers are still to be revealed, so keep an eye out for our bassoon, clarinet and oboe announcements soon!

Application deadline: 7th April 2024. Find the application form here.