Astrid Bjelland

1997 in Norwegen geboren

2022 Zertifikatsstudium Meisterklasse with Andrea Lieberknecht
20202022 The Royal Danish Academy of Music: Master degree with Ulla Miilmann

2019 Hochschule für Musik Freiburg: Erasmus exchange, master’s degree with Prof. Mario Caroli

20162019 The Royal Danish Academy of Music: Bachelor Degree with Ulla Miilmann

20142016 National Talent Development Program at the Grieg Academy in Bergen with Anders LjungarChapelon

20122013 National Talent Development Program at the University Stavanger with Elisabeth Barstad

Saison 2023/24 Soloflötistin beim Island Philharmonic Orchestra (ZV)

Trialweeks als Soloflötistin im Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Norwegen
Gewinn des Probespiels um Aushilfen beim Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Norwegian Radio Orchestra: winner of trial weeks as principal flutist

Norwegian Radio Orchestra: substitute as principal flutist

Solorecital at Tampere Flute Festival
Danish National Symphony Orchestra: 1 year contract as coprincipal flutist

Aalborg Symphony Orchestra: 6week contract as principal flutist

Copenhagen Philharmonic: substitute principal and second flute

2019 Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra: 1 week internship

Assisting in the Norwegian Royal Armed Forces band
Solo and chamber music performances during Copenhagen Summer Festival
Solo and chamber music perfomances during Påskfestival Gotland, Sweden
Solo performances at «Spanish-Norwegian Days» in L ́Alfas del Pi, Spain
Nielsen Flute Concerto perfomance with Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra in Qingdao, China and Bergen, Norway

2022 Winner of Yamaha Music Europe Foundation Scholarship Competition
Selected as participant in the Kobe International Flute Competition prize winner of Tampere Flute Fest Young Artist International Competition

2020 Finalist in Euroflute Solo Competition

2018 Finalist in the Scandinavian competition «Øresunds Solist» and best wind player in the «Norwegian Music Competition for Youth»

2016 The Sparre Olsen Competition: Honorary Award (best soloist) and winner of the chamber music class