About

Birgit Djupedal (born 1994, from Bodø) composes acoustic music for all kinds of ensembles. Her music is a mixture of traditional harmony, free-tonality,  often with aspects of performance and political themes. Djupedal took her master in composition at Iceland University of the Arts in 2018. She has a bachelor in musicology and year-programme in church music from NTNU, the university in Trondheim. She is currently working as a freelance composer, conductor and performer, living in Oslo. 

 

Djupedal’s music has been performed at Festspillene i Bergen, Norsk salmefestival, Nordland musikkfestuke, Trondheim kammermusikkfestival, Ultima, Sumartónleikar í Skálholti (IS) og Vaka Þjóðlistahátið (IS), Óperudagar í Reykjavík (IS), shown on RÚV, Icelandic television and been a part of The European Year of Cultural Heritage.

As well as composing and performing she is also conducting two choirs, Cantus cordi, a female choir and Ískórinn, a mixed choir with Icelanders living in Oslo. 

Djupedal is also the artistic and executive director of Skálholt Summer Concerts together with Ásbjörg Jónsdóttir. The Summer Concerts is the oldest still running festival in Iceland. It was founded in 1975 and it's nem music and early music thats performed at the Summer Concerts. 

 © 2018 by Birgit Djupedal.