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11 year old composer

Winner of the Upbeat - Young Composers Awards

The Upbeat – Young Composers Awards and Iceland Symphony Orchestra have joined their forces and perform Jú víst by the 11 year old Lára Rún Eggertsdóttir. The concert is called Musical Time Travel and will be this Saturday October 5th at 2PM.

Composition Award for Children and Youth gives young people the opportunity to submit a musical composition or a draft of a composition and receive support to work out their ideas with the artists.

The selected piece is then finished in a workshop with the help of composers and music professionals. After this process the new musical compositions are performed by music professionals.

 The 11 year old Lára Rún Eggertsdóttir who has the winning piece this year studies at Tónskóla Sigursveins.

Attached photo shows Lára Rún Eggertsdóttir, Elfa Lilja Gísladóttir program manager for The Upbeat, Hjördís Ástráðsdóttir director of education and Tryggvi M. Baldvinsson composer.  

„ This is just amazing. I did not expect to get so big news about my piece. A piece that started with 4 notes on my piano at home and is now heading to Eldborg in Harpa. Everything that happend in between has been a great journey with fantastic people. Thank you very much!“  Lára Rún Eggertsdóttir