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Singer/Songwriter and Music Production

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Would you like to spend a year in Oslo during which you can dedicate yourself to producing music? In this class, you will develop yourself as a musician, in the studio just as much as on the scene.

Rønningen provides a practical, hands-on approach to music. This is possible thanks to the many concert projects and activities in the music studio. Moreover, you can choose to receive lessons throughout the year with teachers expert in singing, instrument playing or music production, in order to improve your skills.

As in all the musical classes in the school, we offer courses in rhythm training, music theory, exposition techniques, and general field knowledge, in addition to helping you with any admission exam or test that you are planning on taking in the course of the year.

Who is this class suitable for?

The class is for the ones interested in songwriting and music production, independently of them being new to the field, or already have produced music before. It is for those who desire simply to spend a year pursuing their passion or for those who want to use it as a launching platform for future plans within the field.

You will learn, achieve, or receive:

What is expected from you:

The teacher: (solve@ronningen.fhs.no

Mandatory: Nei

Price: 17 000

Duration: 10 dager

Meals included per day: 3

Bli med til Addis Abeba, hovedstaden i Etiopia, - et kultursentrum i Afrika.

Etiopia er det eneste landet i Afrika som aldri har vært kolonisert, og hovedstaden, Addis Abeba, med sine 10 millioner innbyggere er preget både av stolthet og afrikanske tradisjoner.  Hele 84 kulturtradisjoner kommer til uttrykk både i dans og musikk slik du finner dem på scenene i Addis Abeba.

Rønningen har gode kontakter i Addis Abeba. Fendika Cultural Center, med sin leder Melaku Belay, er hjertet i samarbeidet vårt på kultursiden. Melaku er leder av senteret, han er selv danser og koreograf, men også musikkprodusent og en av Etiopias største kulturpersonligheter. Han leder bandene Fendika Band og Ethiocolor, som har turnert verden rundt, og bl a opptrådt på både Roskilde-festivalen, Molde Jazz og Oslo World Music festival. Disse bandene har sine røtter i etiopisk tradisjonell musikk, som spilles på tradisjonelle instrumenter, men låter litt som el-fiolin, gitar, bass og trommer, slik vi kjenner det - bare i et afrikansk tonespråk. Hos Fendika er det konserter hver dag, både jazz og tradisjonell afrikansk musikk.

Men Addis Abeba har mer å by på, og Rønningen samarbeider også med våre partnere i YMCA og i Kirkens Nødhjelp. YMCA har 3 avdelinger i Addis Abeba, og deres arbeid omfatter både fredsarbeid, sosiale utviklingsprogrammer, utdanningsprogrammer, samt helse og fitness programmer. Hos Kirkens Nødhjelp kan vi se hvordan de arbeider med vann, klima og fredsarbeid.

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A perfect environment in which to deepen your knowledge about Norwegian language, Norwegian culture, intercultural understanding – and yourself. 

You will receive 200 hours basic Norwegian course, with an option to add 50 hours for an even higher level.

In addition to the Norwegian course, you will also attend one of the school`s linjer togheter with other norwegian students. You can choose between these linjer: sports, art, music production, photo, singing and dancing.

We believe this is the ultimate combination to get you from a beginners level to a conversational level much faster, because you spend time on a activity that you love, together with other norwegian speaking students. 

You are invited to attend a study trip abroad with your choosen linje.

The whole school will also go on exciting trips during the year; we will explore wonderful Nordmarka, go skiing in Hallingdal and stay at Strandheim campsite by the Oslofjord.

We strive to give every student challenges on their level, based on their background and goals. A variety of teaching methods are used, and the teacher encourages you to build awareness on what are your best ways to learn and develop. 

As our school is the only folkehøgskole situated in Oslo you have a unique chance to explore the capital city of Norway and all the opportunities this city can offer.

Welcome to a year at Rønningen folkehøgskole!

 

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