Photo: Bård Gundersen

Meet our Artistic Directors for Summer Academy 2024; Randi Stene, Andreas Sundén, and Peter Herresthal.

Randi Stene is Artistic Director for the vocal programme which in 2024 takes place 28th July-1st August. The programme also includes a course for junior talents, 27th-29th July. Randi is currently the Artistic Director for The Norwegian National Opera and has had an impressive career as one of Scandinavia’s most prominent opera singers of her generation.

Andreas Sundén is Artistic Director for the winds programme, which takes place 30th July-3rd August 2024. Andreas is one of Scandinavia’s most prominent clarinettists of his generation. He has been a solo clarinettist for several leading European Orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. He is currently solo clarinettist for the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, professor at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm, and at Ingesund School of Music.

Peter Herresthal is responsible for the programming of all music courses at Voksenåsen. The string and chamber programmes takes place 4th-10th August 2024. Peter is an award-winning violinist and has appeared with  orchestras and ensembles worldwide. He has worked closely with composers such as Per Nørgård, Thomas Ades, Kaija Saariaho and Henri Dutilleux.His recording of Missy Mazzolis violin concerto and solo/orchestra works is nominated for two Grammy Awards 2024. Peter is a professor at The Norwegian Academy of Music, The Royal Danish Academy of Music, and visiting professor at The Royal College of Music in London, Ingesund College Sweden and NYU Steinhard School in New York.

Application deadline: 7th April 2024

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