13th Adams International Flute Festival

Vidar Austvik

Vidar Austvik is Professor of Flute at Stanvanger Conservatory and principal flutist of the Stavanger Symphony Orchester since 1984

Vidar Austvik has been Principal Flute in Stavanger Symphony Orchestra since 1984.His teachers have been Hans Stenseth, Ørnulf Gulbransen og Per Øien. After a brilliante debut in Universitetets Aula Oslo in 1983, Austvik has been having a career as a flute soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player, teacher and administrator for 30 years. He has given concerts around the world, given masterclasses and taking a big part in the development of Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and the University of Stavanger, Department of Music and Dance, as a musician, teacher and leader of many committees. Students of Austvik is now playing flute in orchestras in Norway and abroad. Austvik plays a wooden Powell and a 19.5 k golden Powell with a 22 k J-R Lafin headjoint.

The Master Classes of Vidar Austvik are sponsored by Powell Flutes

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