Former participants in Opptakt

Nils Erik Måseidvåg

Participant in Opptakt 2016-2018

Nils Erik Måseidvåg has already worked with several of the Norwegian professional ensembles. Through Opptakt has he worked with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Arctic Philharmonic and Oslo-Philharmonic. He has participated in international masterclasses with teachers such as Neeme, Paavo Järvi, Vasily Petrenko, Jukka-Pekka Saraste and Jorma Panula. He studies conducting at The Royal Danish Academy of Music with Giordano Bellincampi. From before he has a Bachelor and a Master degree in conducting from The Norwegian Academy of Music with Ole Kristian Ruud and Sigmund Thorp, and has studied clarinet with Leif Arne Pedersen and Bjørn Nyman.

Andreas Patrik Hansson

Participant in Opptakt 2016-2018

Andreas Patrik Hansson studies at the Norwegian Academy of Music for Prof. Ole Kristian Ruud. Andreas has conducted several of Norway’s professional orchestras both in concerts and masterclasses, such as Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, and Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra. He has also conducted Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra at several occasions, his debut being at age 19. Andreas has participated in a number of masterclasses for many big names, including Neeme and Paavo Järvi, Vasily Petrenko, Christian Ehwald, Nicolás Pasquet, Mark Stringer and Atso Almila. Photo: BERRE Kommunikasjonsbyrå