Recordings and music

New album out now! Sigmund’s new album Songs for harmonica is out now. Sigmund Groven has, together with Ivar Anton Waagaard (piano) recorded an album on which all the music is written by Norwegian composer Kristian Lindeman, a friend of Sigmund’s. The album was released by Grappa on September 20th and is available in stores to buy now.

Read more about the album on the dedicated page. The new album can be bought from Grappa (on CD) or digitally from a number of platforms.

Tommy Reilly: 2019 marks the centenary of Tommy Reilly, the legendary harmonica virtuoso who was Sigmund’s mentor. On August 2nd, Chandos Records released a special CD, A Life in Music – Vintage Tommy Reilly with rare and previously unreleased recordings of Tommy Reilly, compiled by Sigmund and Tommy’s son David. Available from Chandos on CD (global shipping available) and also on Spotify and other streaming services.

Sigmund’s past records are listed on the discography page.

Current and new media appearances:

Confirmed concerts

Venues are in Norway unless otherwise mentioned.

November 14th, Drangedal: Sigmund and Iver Kleive celebrate 40 years of collaboration at Tørdal church.

November 17th, Moss: Sigmund and Iver Kleive celebrate 40 years of collaboration at Moss church.

Iver Kleive and Sigmund Groven (2019).

November 20th, Oslo:  “På kino i kveld” (Music from the Movies) with Norwegian and Nordic film tunes, with Oss Fire at Josefine Visescene; Tone Braaten, Lars Klevstrand, Sigmund, and Ivar Anton Waagaard.

December 5th, Nedre Eiker: Innunder jul Christmas concert at Nedre Eiker Kirke. With Anne Vada (vocal) and Iver Kleive (piano, organ).

December 19th, Stange:  Concert with Sigmund and Kåre Nordstoga (organ) at Tangen church at 7 pm.

The quartet Oss Fire (The four of us): Ivar Anton Waagaard, Sigmund Groven, Tone Elisabeth Braaten and Lars Klevstrand.


As of August 2018, Sigmund is a harmonica teacher at the Norwegian Academy of Music. The academy is the highest level of music education in Norway.

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