Ida Bryhn is principal viola in Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. She is also professor at the renown Barratt Due Music Institution in Oslo and Royal College of Music in London. She is a regular guest principal in different chamber- and symphony orchestras such as Australian Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra in London, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Stockholm Philharmonic and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra to mention a few.
She has also appeared as soloist with orchestras such as Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, Diamant Ensemble Copenhagen. Ida is also a keen chamber musician. She is artistic director of Gloppen Music Festival in the west coast of Norway and is a invited regularly to summer festivals in Europe and USA.
Ida Bryhn founded, and now leads the Norwegian Chamber Orchestras’ development program for young talented musicians. She is also a regular guest teacher at academies in Northern Europe and her students has won awards in different competitions in Norway and Europe.
As a Fulbright stipendiat she studied with Kim Kashkashian at New England Conservatory where she graduated with distinction in performance. She has received several prices and awards from the Norwegian state and private foundations in Norway.
Ida Bryhn plays a viola made by G. and F. Grancino in 1665, generously lent to her by Dextra Musica in Norway.