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 serie 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 six-stringed classical guitar he also plays an eleven-stringed altoguitar. The altoguitar 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 symfoni orchestras.


Recently he played with Belgrade Symfoni 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 masterclases. Carsten Grøndahl is member of jury in international guitar competitions. He is Artistic Director of Malmoe International Guitar Festival.