Gard Garshol

Gard Garshol

Section leader

Instrument: Percussion

Gard Nørvåg Garshol comes from Ulsteinvik. He joined the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in 2008.

Gard has a bachelor with honours from The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Canada in Toronto and a Master’s degree from Cleveland State University.

In 2006, Gard attended the Tanglewood Music Festival and very much appreciated listening to and making music with some of the world’s finest conductors and soloists. He also mentions the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of Mahler’s 3rd Symphony with David Zinman as a professional highlight.

In addition to music, Gard is passionate about golf. He plays as often as he can during the summer season.