Professor and Programme Director for New Audiences and Innovative Practices (NAIP)
Department of Music
Dósent í flutningi og miðlun samtímatónlistar
Berglind Tómasdóttir is a flutist and interdisciplinary artist living in Reykjavík, Iceland. In her work she frequently explores identity and archetypes, as well as music as a social phenomenon.
An advocate of new music, Berglind has worked with composers such as Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Peter Ablinger, Evan Ziporyn, Nicholas Deyoe, Clinton McCallum and Carolyn Chen, and received commissions from The Dark Music Days Festival and The National Flute Association. Her work has been featured at Reykjavík Arts Festival, Nordic Music Days, Cycle Music and Art Festival, MSPS New Music Festival (LA), REDCAT (CA) and CMMAS in Morelia, Mexico to name a few.
Berglind Tómasdóttir holds degrees in flute playing from Reykjavik College of Music and The Royal Danish Music Conservatory in Copenhagen and a DMA in contemporary music performance from University of California, San Diego.