CV

Education

2014-2015 Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance, University of Stavanger

2013-2014 Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Stavanger

2011-2013 Master of Music, Cello Performance, University of Stavanger

2007-2011 Bachelor of Music, Cello Performance, Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo

2006-2007 Folk High School, Toneheim

2006-2007 Nordic Music Academy Summer School, Denmark. Eliteorkester 1 • Nikolaj Znaider

Barratt Due Music Institute, Young Talent Program

Principal Teachers

Aage Kvalbein • Geir Tore Larsen • David Foster-Pilkington • Liv Opdal • Ilmari Hopkins • Rohan de Saram • Ellen Flesjø

Professional musical experience

2018 Production for Children at Stavanger International Chamber Music Festival

2018-present Concert tours at Children Schools in Stavanger with the solo-performance «from Bach to Berio»

2017 Cellist in the opera of Kristiansund, Norway

2013-present Cellist in Kitchen Orchestra, Stavanger. Projects with: Anthony Pateras (2013 & 2017) • Lotte Anker (2014) • Hilmar Jensson (2016) • Janove Ottesen (2016) • Geir Lysne (2016) • Eve Risser (2018) • Marilyn Crispell (2018) • Per Zanussi (2018)

2013-present Cello- and pianoduo Taveirne/Olsen. Public concerts in Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, England, Iceland

2011-2016 Cellist in 1B1

2007-present Cello- and guitarduo 2xStener Olsen

Professional teaching and administrative experience

2017-present Chairman nyMusikk Stavanger

2017-present Cello teacher Kolibri Music Academy, Stavanger

2016-present Cello teacher at Vågen High School, Sandnes

2015-present Coordinator Young Talent Program, University of Stavanger & Stavanger Culture School

2015-present Teacher at Stavanger Culture School

Scholarship

04.2014 Postgraduate scholarship Skipsreder Tom Wilhelmsens stiftelse

04.2012 Scholarship Fond for utøvende kunstnere

03.2011 Scholarship SpareBank 1 Buskerud-Vestfold

10.2010 Cello from Dextra musica (borrowed till 10.2011)

10.2009 Stokke kommunes kulturstipend 2009

07.2006 Scholarship Nordic Music Academy (NMA)