Arnannguaq Gerstrøm

Arnannguaq Gerstrøm is a flutist, conductor, and a composer. She was born in 1977 and grew upin Ilulissat and Nuuk, Greenland. From 1996 she studied in Denmark, Sweden, and England and achieved a Master of Fine Arts in2004 with a major in the flute. Alongside her studies, Arnannguaq attended master courses in Sweden, Denmark, Austria, France, and England.

After her debut, Arnannguaq moved back to Greenland and has since given a countless number of concerts in Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, and Denmark. She is part of El Sistema Greenland, and was was appointed the Cultural Ambassador of Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq in 2013. In 2014, she was admitted to the art network Far North as a composer. In 2014 she formed Erinniat Ensemble, which has the goal of constructing newly written composition music. Arnannguaq hascomposed music for orchestras, ensembles, singing, choirs, and has written solo pieces for the flute. In July 2016, three of her works were premiered in Tivoli Koncertsal in Copenhagen, and in 2016 one of her works were performed in Harpa in Reykjavik during the Nordic Music Days.