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Practical info

Now approaching it’s fifth decade, the Ringve Course is among the longest existing early music courses in Europe today and attracts students from all over the world. 15–20 countries are represented every year; this is truly an important international meeting place!

  • Sund folkehøyskole by night.
    Sund folkehøyskole by night.

The course

Early Music Performance Practice, master classes, ensemble playing, musical evening get-togethers, and concerts.

Faculty 2019

  • Elizabeth Svarstad - historical dance
  • Claire Lefilliatre - voice
  • Rachel Brown -  traverso/recorder
  • Chiara Banchini - baroque violin
  • Paolo Pandolfo - viola da gamba
  • Thomas Boysen - lute/improvisation
  • Ketil Haugsand - harpsichord


Amateur as well as professional, but a certain adequate background is required. Six days of teaching, one day off. 
The course is taught in English.

Course fee and housing

Active participants: NOK 2.500 per person, max 10 students per class. 
Passive/auditors: NOK 1.250 per person, unlimited. 
Room and full board:
 NOK 4.000/5.300 (double/single room.)

How to get there

By plane to Trondheim Airport Værnes: There are international connections worth checking: Norwegian Air Shuttle from London Gatwick to Værnes, Ryanair from a.o. London Stanstead and Milano to Torp, and Wideroe from Torp to Værnes. There are also direct flights to Værnes from Amsterdam (KLM), Copenhagen (SAS, Norwegian) and from several Norwegian cities. Travelling via Oslo with connecting flights to Trondheim is often the most convenient. 

By train via Trondheim or Storlien, Sweden: Booking early, you may also travel from Oslo by train at NOK 199 (www.nsb.no). 

By bus: There is a very cheap bus-line from Oslo or Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Trondheim from NOK 49 one way http://www.lavprisekspressen.no. 

By car  to Sund, Inderøya.


Flagvegen 95 7670 Inderøy