Valdres Sommersymfoni is a Classic music festival presenting some of the foremost international musicians. It is also the largest course in classical music for young musicians between 6 and 28 years in northern Europe. The festival and course take place in beautiful Valdres during the last week of June. Nord-Aurdal municipal community is the owner of Valdres Sommersymfoni and the manager has her office in the town hall. 

Our board:

Chairman of the board: Geir Johnson 

Vice chairman: Alf Richard Kraggerud

Board members: Rolf Lennart Stensø, Anne Revling, Renate Remme Øverseth

Deputy members: Erling Sandmo, Hanne Rinholm


General manager, Valdres Sommersymfoni, Mona Kleven

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Artistic manager courses, Alf Richard Kraggerud

Alf Richard Kraggerud 


Artistic manager festival, Guro Kleven Hagen

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Artistic manager festival, Marianna Shirinyan



Project coordinator and administration, Helene Sinding-Larsen (on maternity leave)

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Coordinator, Ingvild Loen (substitute)



Communications manager, Ina Voigt

 Ina Voigt


Course manager, Anne Camilla Furre Thommesen

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 Producer, festival, Daniel Lyngstad

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Photographer, Tom Henning Bratlie

Manager volunteer staff, Gudbrand Hegge