The music of American composer Ellen Lindquist is performed regularly throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, and has been heard around the globe. Discovery of unique soundworlds through collaboration is central to her work; several of her projects involve dance, theater, poetry and performance art. Commissions range from solo and chamber pieces to choral and orchestral works. Her work is published by Potenza Music, Marimba Productions and Apple Mountain Music Press.
Ellen’s work has been heard at venues such as Carnegie Hall, The United Nations, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine (New York). She has served as Associate Professor in the Composition Department at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) in Trondheim since 2013, and has taught at the Gotland School of Music Composition in Sweden and at Stony Brook University in New York. She holds degrees in composition from Stony Brook University (MA, PhD) and Middlebury College (BA). Ellen lives near Trondheim, Norway with her family, and is a member of The Norwegian Society of Composers. A deep respect for and love of the natural world is reflected in her work.