Biography

Gustav Lindsten(1990) is a composer and sound designer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Born and raised in Småland, he later on underwent studies at the Gotland School of Composition for two years, and from this further into a bachelors and masters degree in composition at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm(KMH) under teachers such as Karin Rehnqvist, Pär Lindgren, Bill Brunson and more.


Lindsten's work mainly focuses on timbre. His interest lies in the most fundamental building blocks of sound, and he is always trying to translate this into whatever medium he might be working in for the moment.

In his list of works you will find everything from small solo pieces to opera, orchestral works,  original soundtracks & sound design for theatre and more. And his music has been performed by ensembles such as Musica Vitae, Eric Ericsons chamber choir, Norrbotten NEO, Stockholms Blåsarsymfoniker (Stockholm Wind Ensemble) at venues such as Kulturhuset (Stockholm), Arbon arts center (New York), Skálholt chapel (Reykjavik), Ritarihuone (Helsinki) and more.


He is also active as a live-electronics musician, and often times interactive performance is an integral part of his music.

Education:


Bachelors degree in Composition 2012 - 2015 (Royal College of Music in Stockholm)

Masters degree in Composition 2015 - 2017 (Royal College of Music in Stockholm)

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