Linda Alexandersson

(born 1984 in Halmstad, resident Malmö) is a Malmö/Lund based contemporary composer, specialized in writing for choir. She is also a conductor as well as a singer. Alexandersson was educated at the Malmö Academy of Music where she undertook studies in composition, music theory and conducting. She has studied choir conducting with Cecilia Martin-Löf, Christina Hörnell and Mats Paulsson and orchestra conducting with Patrik Andersson. Alexandersson has also studied at The Academy of the Arts on Iceland. She has, among other works, composed music for overtone vocals and she is a frequent arranger of music for choir. Today she leads the student choir Ostrochorus in Lund, the ladies’ choir Korallerna who often perform in the cathedral in Lund, as well as the boys’ choir Alexanderkören
Selected works: Memento, 2009, for mixed choir, lyrics lesson; The three songs from the Dominican breviary, 2009, for mixed choir, lyrics lat.
Publications direction: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB and Gehrman’s Musikförlag
Awards, selection: 2011 Eric Ericsons travelling grant.

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