Katherine Bergman (Artist-in-Residence, 2017)

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Composed by Katherine Bergman, conducted by Arthur Haecker, performed by St. Olaf Norseman Band at their spring concert on May 4th, 2019 in the Skoglund Center Auditorium. Used with permission from the composer.

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"Over Wild Solitude", composition for wind ensemble, 2018

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About the Artist

Katherine Bergman was an Isle Royale Artist-in-Residence from July 28th to August 12th, 2017. She is a Minnesota-based composer who draws on literature, environmentalism, and found materials to create music that has been described as hypnotic and visceral. She has received commissions and performances from leading ensembles throughout the United States.

Katherine holds a master’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa School of Music, where she studied composition with Jonathan Schwabe and Alan Schmitz. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota with composition instructors including Michele Gillman and Steve Wright.

- Adapted from Katherine's personal webpage, where you can go to listen to her music


Last updated: January 7, 2020

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