Bjørg Julsrud Bjøntegaard is Vice-Principal for Education and Associate Professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music. She is a pianist and instrumental didactic teacher and has a master’s degree in music, pedagogy and English from University of Oslo. She has published many method books and repertoire books for piano. Her scientific work includes articles on instrumental teaching in tertiary education. Her main research focus is on one-to-one teaching and small group teaching in higher music education.