B i o g r a p h y
I graduated from the Music Conservatory in Oslo, Norway where I studied choral music and conducting with Trygve Lindeman, orchestra conducting with Øyvin Fjeldstad and composition with Finn Mortensen. I have studied wind band conducting in Holland with Henk van Lijnschooten and in Norway with Trevor Ford.
I has been composing since young age and have some works published here:
Arrangements and editions:
I was the director for the oratorio choir "Passíukórinn a Akureyri" for 25 years, Akureyri Male Choir "Geysir" for 10 years, Akureyri Chamber Orchestra for 5 years, Akureyri Music School Windband for 25 years, Akureyri Theater Choir for 10 years. I founded the women's choir Kvennakórinn EMBLA in 2002 and have conducted them since.
I am also the owner and director of my own music school "Tónskóli Roars" since 1992.: https://www.tonro.is I founded my music edition firm "KVAMusic Edition" in 1972 and it is still going strong: http://kvam.est.is/engraving/