A non-profit organization established to further the knowledge and appreciation of the Norwegian composer, Edvard Grieg,

in the United States

Last Spring -
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Op. 33 No. 2 by Edvard Grieg, "Last Spring,"
trans. and trio arr. William Halverson.
Sung by Carol, Jessica, & Maryellen Hearn


is currently accepting applications for research and performance grants for 2020. Applications must be received by January 31, 2020.

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Just published in paperback and the only English edition!

Edvard Grieg: Diaries Articles Speeches

Edited by Finn Benestad and Translated William H. Halverson

 A fascinating account of Grieg's opinions about composers, performers, and events in his own words, lavishly supported by footnoted explanations.  


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The winners of the Third Annual

Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota Competition


                 Young Artist Category                                       Advanced Artist Category

             1st place:         Jihyang Son                                             1st place:       Pricilla Chang

             2nd place:      Josh Burniece                   Honorable Mention:       Allen Teyvel

             3rd place:      Meghan Rhoades      

....and the WINNER of the Second Annual EGSOA


 Jihyang Son, piano


EGSOA proudly announces the recipients of the 2019 grants!

Dr. Anna Hersey, Assistant Professor of Voice at University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh will co-direct the inaugural Grieg SongFest, November 15-17, 2019, at Norway House and Mindekirken (Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church) in Minneapolis, that will include performances by singers Melissa Culloton and Maria Jette, and pianist Sonja Thompson. 

Dr. Xiao-yan Sui, Adjunct Piano Professor at San Diego Mesa College will perform Grieg's lesser-known piano duo works with Dr. Ching-ming Cheng, Associate Professor of Piano at California State University, San Marcos at venues in the San Diego area including San Diego Mesa College and on October 29, 2019, at Cal State University at San Marcos.

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promotes the study and performance of Grieg's music throughout the United States, and includes activities that focus on his lesser-known works.  The society is an outgrowth of the Grieg Festival 2015 in Sarasota, Florida that brought together national and international Grieg scholars and performers with lectures, concerts, and a national competition. The EGSOA arranges concerts by professional musicians, sponsors juried competitions, symposia and workshops focusing on the life and music of Grieg. It recognizes and assists interested individuals and organizations supportive of the mission of EGSOA.   Join us as a Friend or Patron of EGSOA.  More information is located on the Donate page.  


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Incorporated in the State of Florida,

April 2015 



email: edvardgriegusa@gmail.com