Oda Gihle Hilde, 1989 became a student at the Barratt Due Institute of Music at the age of nine, and is now studying for her masters degree at the Royal College of Music (London) and the Norwegian Academy of Music with prof. Detlef Hahn. She has worked as concertmaster of the Norwegian National Youth Orchestra several times, and as a member of Trio Valentin she participated in the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition 2011. She has toured extensively as a member of various chamber music groups and orchestras in Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Poland and Great Britain. She has received several prizes in national competitions, as well as scholarships. Oda is a member of the award-winning chamber orchestra Ensemble Allegria, and the contemporary music ensemble Aksiom.