Author: Rolf Erdahl
Rolf Erdahl wears many musical hats, including as bassist, chamber musician, scholar, and educator. He and his wife, Carrie Vecchione, perform and present concerts and educational programs for all ages as the duo OboeBass! He teaches bass at Gustavus Adolphus College. Orchestral posts have included Winnipeg Symphony Principal Bass, Honolulu Symphony Assistant Principal Bass, bassist in the Bergen Philharmonic, and substitute work with the Minnesota Orchestra and SPCO. Fulbright and Scandinavian-American Foundation Scholar studies in Bergen, Norway, culminated in his Peabody Conservatory doctoral culminated in his Peabody Conservatory doctoral dissertation on Edvard Grieg’s works for strings. Dr. Erdahl is a board member of the Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota.
Edvard Grieg protested the wrongful conviction of Jewish French Army Captain Alfred Dreyfus in what became known as the Dreyfus Affair.