Linn Andrea Fuglseth
Linn Andrea Fuglseth was born in Sandefjord, Norway in 1969.
She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London 1994-1995, receiving a diploma in Advanced Solo Studies in Early Music. She completed her Masters Degree in vocal performance at the Norwegian Academy of Music in 1997, specializing in baroque interpretation and writing a dissertation on the Restoration Mad Songs. In October 1997 she founded Trio Mediæval.
Fuglseth’s solo engagements include performances with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra, Norwegian Soloists' Choir and Rolf Lislevand. She is a member of the folk music ensemble Østfolk, touring with school concerts in Norway. Fuglseth started, and has since 2004 conducted Bolteløkka Jentekor in Oslo, a school choir for girls aged 6-16. For this work she was awarded a culture prize in Bydel St Hanshaugen Oslo in 2011 and the Childrens' Choir Conductor of the year by Ung i Kor Norway in 2015. In 2007 Fuglseth received a Government Grant for Artists for a period of three years. Fuglseth writes vocal arrangements of folk songs, and is being published by Musikk-Husets Forlag AS, Norway. (www.musikkforlagene.no)