Instrument: 1st Violin
Gunvor Holtlien is from Gjøvik and joined the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in 1980. She studied with Rolf Bækkelund in Gjøvik, Leif Jørgensen at the Norwegian Academy of Music and Viktor Liberman at the Utrechts Conservatorium in the Netherlands.
Ms Holtlien is a frequent performer of chamber and church music and is one of the founding members of Gjøvik Sinfonietta, established in the 1990s. She has taught many young musicians, tutored at the Halsnøy Summer School, and is on the board of Bergen Chamber Orchestra.
In 1981 Gunvor Holtlien performed with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra as one of the soloists at De Unges Konsert.