Dec. 20, 1991
Since 2010 he has been a student at the Norwegian Academy of Music (studying under Prof. Isaac Shuldman) and at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin (studying under Prof. Ulf Wallin). He also studied under Prof. Boris Kuschnir in Vienna (2013-2014) and took master classes with Pinchas Zukerman in New York. He has won all the major youth competitions in Norway. In 2011 he took part in the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition. In 2013 he was awarded a special prize in the Jascha Heifetz International Violin Competition in Vilnius. He is a participant in the Verbier Festival Academy, the Kronberg Academy, the International Chamber Music Festival in Stavanger (Norway), and the TIHMS Summer Academy in Holland. He plays an instrument made by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini in 1753 and provided by the Anders Sveaas Foundation.