Gro Sandvik

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Gro Sandvik
Birth name Gro Schibsted Sandvik
Born (1942-10-02) 2 October 1942 (age 75)
Origin Norway
Genres Contemporary, classical music
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Flute

Gro Schibsted Sandvik (born 2 October 1942 in Sarpsborg, Norway)[citation needed] is a Norwegian flautist.


Sandvik is a member of the Bergen Woodwind Quintet[1] and served as solo flutist in the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra from 1967 until 2005.[2] She has an active career as soloist and chamber music performer, which includes premier performances of many works written especially for her, and the Scandinavian premier of John Corigliano's Concerto for Flute. She had private studies with Marcel Moyse.

She holds a professorship in music performance at the Grieg Academy, University of Bergen.[3] She was a visiting professor at the University of Iowa, School of Music[4] for the academic year 2006/2007.[1]

Discography (in selection)[edit]

With Stein-Erik Olsen
  • 1986: Double Delight (Bergen Digital Studio)
  • 1994: Diptych (Simax Classics)[5]
  • 2010: L'Espace Entre Nous, composed by Noel Zahler[2]


  1. ^ a b "Profiles". Bergen Woodword Quartet web site. Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Gro Schibsted Sandvik Biography". Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Habbestad, Ida (5 February 2007). "Gro Sandvik og Einar Røttingen på skandinavisk festival i USA". (in Norwegian). Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Norwegian Musicians Will Present Recitals, Master Classes At UI Feb. 12-14". News Releases University of Iowa. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Gro Sandvik Discography" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 18 June 2013. 

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