Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir is a composer, violist and interdisciplinary performer. Her compositions include solo instrumental music, chamber music, orchestral work, baroque ballads and soundscapes that mirror the natural world and our place within it. Kristín released her first solo record in 2016 with the VDSQ label, with her own music for solo guitar and field recordings. Her Orchestral piece ‘Water’s Voice’ was nominated by the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service for the International Rostrum of Composers in Tallin in 2015. She has performed and premiered viola pieces written by her contemporaries at festivals such as Dark Music Days, Tectonics Reykjavík and Glasgow and Dogstar festival in Los Angeles. Kristín holds an MFA in performance/composition from California Institute of the Arts (’11) and BMus in viola performance and composition at Iceland Academy of the Arts (’09).
Photo Credit: Tinna Kristjansdottir