Frida Fredrikke Waaler Wærvågen is a Norwegian cellist with a long and solid background. She began her career at age five at the local music school in Horten. From the age of ten she was a pupil at the private music institute, Barratt Due, in Oslo. She studied with Aage Kvalbein and Truls Mørk at the Norwegian Academy of Music, where she completed her bachelor’s degree in 2011. She has also studied with Frans Helmerson. She received her master’s degree in the spring of 2014, following two years of study with Torleif Thedéen at Edsberg Castle, the Royal College of Music, Stockholm.