Carsten Grøndahl was born in Aalborg Denmark in 1961. He was educated at the Academies of Music in Aalborg, Malmoe and Copenhagen. He has released a series of 7 solo CDs which have been given very good international reviews. He has attended masterclasses with John Williams, Manuel Barrueco, David Russel and Roberto Aussel. Apart from
Apart from the six-stringed classical guitar he also plays an eleven-stringed alto guitar. The alto guitar is very well suited for the lute music from the Renaissance and the Baroque. Carsten Grøndahl is today one of the most demanded concert guitarist in Scandinavia. He gives many concerts all over the world, recitals as well as soloist with symphony orchestras. Recently he played with Belgrade Symphony Orchestra.
Carsten Grøndahl is performing in duo and trio chamber music with soprano, guitar, flute and violin. He enjoys teaching and every year he is engaged in several masterclasses. Carsten Grøndahl is a member of the jury in international guitar competitions. He is Artistic Director of Malmoe International Guitar Festival.