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Sandra Lied Haga, Cello, Norway
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Sandra Lied Haga

Born in Norway in 1994, Sandra Lied Haga was accepted in 2000 as the youngest ever pupil at the course for specially gifted children at Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo where she is currently studying with Tove Sinding-Larsen.

In 2004 Sandra started taking lessons with Oleg Kogan. She has also participated in master-classes with Truls Mørk, Louis Claret and Aage Kvalbein and became participant of Margess International of Switzerland as a pupil of Oleg Kogan.
In 2004 Sandra won the First Prize at the National Youth Competition of Norway and the First Prize and the most virtuosic performance award at the International Young Musicians Competition in Estonia.

In 2005 she won the First Prize and two special prizes at the International Heran Competition in the Czech Republic.

Sandra has given numerous concerts in Norway and abroad, and participated in several radio programs as well as appearing on Norwegian and Russian Television. Sandra has performed with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Parnu City Orchestra and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra amongst others. As soloist Sandra appeared in numerous music festivals including Valdres International Festival (Norway) and Parnu International Music Festival (Estonia). Sandra was a member of Barratt Due Children Orchestra from 2000-2002. She is now the group leader of Barratt Due Junior Ensemble.

Sandra's future engagements include participation in "From the Top"-broadcast in Salzburg, and "Kaunas 2006"- festival in Lithuania.

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