María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Composer in Residence
María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir (b. 1980) is a composer and a violinist. She graduated as a violinist from the Reykjavik College of Music in year 2000 and with a Bachelor’s degree in composition from The Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2007. As well as composing her own music, María has performed music around the world with her band, amiina but she has also recorded and collaborated with a range of other bands and artists. María has also composed music for films and dance and her compositions have been performed in Iceland, USA, Australia and Europe. Recent work includes film scores, 1001 – for bowed metals and Aequora, commissioned by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and Sleeping Pendulum, Clockworking and Spirals, composed for the ensemble Nordic Affect.