The Centre for Grieg Research has a new web site

The Centre for Grieg Research was established by the University of Bergen in collaboration with the Bergen Public Library (representing the Municipality of Bergen) and Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen (representing KODE – Art Museums of Bergen). The purpose of the Centre is to undertake research and contribute to the education of researchers focusing on Edvard Grieg’s works, as well as the music and musical life of Western Norway. The Centre also collaborates with the national Music Heritage Project.
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Welcome to the web site

Dear Grieg friends,
Welcome to the web site for the International Edvard Grieg Society.
In the menu, you will find general information about the society and the Grieg societies worldwide.

You will also find information about the Grieg Conferences held from 2000 until today, with a number of papers published.

You are welcome to post your own comments and to join us on Facebook.

New Grieg Society in USA

The Edvard Grieg Society of America, Inc. was officially formed on April 2, 2015.  It was created as a response to participants’ requests from the Grieg Festival 2015, to continue promoting the knowledge and visibility of Edvard Grieg and his music.  In addition to arranging concerts, symposia, workshops, masterclasses, and competitions, it assists individuals and groups in forming regional Grieg societies.
September 18-20, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Edvard Grieg Society of Minneapolis 10th Anniversary Celebrations
Concert of Grieg piano works on September 19, Augsburg College
Sylvia Eckes, piano, William Halverson, speaker
Performances with students at Augsburg College
November 2-5, 2015
Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana
Vocal Master Class and Performances of Grieg songs and choral works
Njål Sparbo, guest artist, Mary Rose Norell and Luke Norell, piano
November 7-10, 2015
Indianapolis University, Indiana
Master class and Performance of Grieg songs
Njål Sparbo, guest artist, Gregory Martin, piano
February 18, 2016
Performance of Grieg songs and piano works
Marla Fodgerud and Darci Bultema, sopranos
Fall 2016
Grieg Competition
Rollins College, Gloria Cook, coordinator
Updated information can be found here.
Board members:
Sylvia Eckes, President
William H. Halverson, Vice President
Gloria Cook, Secretary
Cheryl Christensen, Board member
Marla Fogderud, Board member
Gregory Martin, Board member
Mary Rose Norell, Board member
Contact information:
Mailing address: 7026 Langley Place
University Park, Florida 34201 USA
E-mail address:
Web site:

The Conference and Workshop in Bergen, Norway, May 28 to 31

During four days 75 participants were present in Bergen for the conference and workshop “Edvard Grieg and the Human Voice”. Papers will eventually be published on this web site. More news will follow.
Conference program can be opened here.

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