Conductor & Artistic Director, The Norwegian Girls Choir
Anne Karin Sundal-Ask has been the conductor and artistic director of The Norwegian Girls Choir since the spring of 2005. She has training as a conductor, flutist, and music teacher. In addition to conducting The Norwegian Girls Choir, she has conducted some of Norways finest choirs such as The Norwegian National Youth Choir, NOVA chamber choir and Kvindelige Studenters Sangforening. She has also been teaching conducting at The Norwegian Academy of Music and served as a judge for international choir competitions.
Sundal-Ask and The Norwegian Girls Choir has commissioned a large number of works by Norway´s finest composers. Sundal-Ask has received several prizes and awards for her work, and has led a number of choirs to victories in international competitions.
She is committed to the pursuit of excellence, and is inspiring as a leader. She has a unique ability to communicate her musical vision to the singers so that each one performs to her utmost. Sundal-Ask’s focus on intonation, quality of sound, and ensemble performance has become a trademark. Together with her choirs she continuously strives to create moving and expressive performances.