Masterclass Bassoon

We are pleased to welcome you to the international bassoon masterclass with Ole Kristian Dahl at Framnäs folkhögskola in Piteå.


The masterclass with Ole Kristian Dahl will take place 14-16 January 2022 at Framnäs folkhögskola in the north of Sweden. We welcome bassoonists from all over the world with the minimum age of 18 years. We are looking forward to a great masterclass that we are proud to offer!



Ole Kristian Dahl​ (Trondheim, Norway) is currently professor at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst – Mannheim. He began playing bassoon at the age of twelve, and at sixteen began studying with Robert Rønnes at the University of Stavanger (Norway). He continued his studies at the Conservatoire Superieur de Musique – Genève (Switzerland) with Professor Roger Birnstingl where he won first prize at the CIEN Riddes Schweiz competition in 1998. In the same year he won his first job as solo bassoon in the Malaysian Philharmonic in Kuala Lumpur, and completed his studies in Geneva. During his time in Malaysia, Ole continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater, und Medien – Hannover (Germany) with Professor Dag Jensen.

In 2000, Ole won the solo bassoon job in the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Copenhagen (Denmark), and in 2002 won the same position in WDR Symphony Orchestra – Cologne (West Deutsche Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester – Köln). Since 2016 has Ole been acting solo bassoon in the Swedish National Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony. In addition, he has played with the Berlin Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, NDR Hamburg, DSO Berlin, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Oslo Philharmonic,and Norwegian Chamber Orchestra.

As a dedicated educator, Professor Dahl has taught at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Folkwang Universität in Essen, and in 2008 won the professorship at the Hochschule für Musik in Mannheim (Muho Mannheim) where he currently teaches as the successor of the renowned Professor Alfred Rinderspacher. Ole is Visiting Bassoon Professor at the Royal College of Music, London, since 2017.



For questions you can contact Margreet Houtman at +31614874519 or send an email to



14-16 January



The course is free of charge but there is an application fee of 500 SEK (approx. €50,-) for the students who are accepted.



Food and accommodation per day: 750 SEK

Accomodation with bedding and breakfast included: 500 SEK

Accomodation with bedding included: 415 SEK.

You pay at the reception upon your arrival. We prefer to receive card payment. If the restaurant is to be open, we must have at least 10 guests registered for both food and accommodation.



The application for the masterclass is now closed. We are grateful for your application!

Welcome to a great time at Framnäs folkhögskola!

The application for the masterclass is now closed.

We are grateful for your application!

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