Ludvig Gudim was born in February 1999 in Oslo, Norway. He started playing the violin at the age of five.
From 2007, he was a student at the Barratt Due Institute of Music with Stephan Barratt-Due and Henning Kraggerud as his teachers, and in 2013 he travelled to New York and participated in the Perlman Music Program, a summer program for gifted young musicians. He is currently studying with Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin at the Juilliard School, where he is a proud recipient of the Dorothy DeLay scholarship.
Ludvig has won numerous national and international awards and has participated in masterclasses in Norway and abroad. He won third prize in the 2014 Menuhin Competition, the world's leading international violin competition for players under 22 years old. He has also been awarded the title “Musician of the year” in the Young Musicians Competition in Norway. He has won the Norwegian Soloist Prize, and represented Norway in the Eurovision Young Musicians in Cologne. In 2016, he won 2nd prize at Princess Astrid International Violin Competition.