YAMsession 2015: A One-on-One with Andreas Ljones

11 Apr, 2016

Andreas Ljones is a Norwegian professional musician.

At YAMsession 2015 he reflects back on this mountain of work, and reveals the lessons and experience he gained from it.

Based on folk music from Norway, Andreas has taken traditional music to new audiences with his violin. From the age of five he studied music in a traditional way with great masters of the Gudbrandsal tradition. He went on to become the first student to finish a diploma study with the Hardanger fiddle as main musical instrument. Starting at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer in 1994, Andreas has played 1500 concerts in more than 50 countries. He has a special interest in playing music for younger generations.

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