Åse Teigland was born in 1975. She comes from Utne in Hardanger. She is one of Norway’s talented ardanger fiddle players, and plays with authentic feeling and elegance.
Åse Teigland studied with several well-known fiddlers, including Knut Hamre, Stein Versto and Leif Rygg. She studied at the Folkemusikakademiet in Rauland (1994-96), Bergen University College and the Ole Bull Academy at Voss (1998-2000).
She has collaborated with Knut Hamre, Frank Rolland, Synnøve S. Bjørset, Anne Hytta, and Alexander Aga Røynstrand.
Åse Teigland’s repertoire consists primarily of traditional songs and tunes from Hardanger and Voss.