Åse Hedstrøm (born 1950) president of the Norwegian Society of Composers, has a considerable list of works, where the orchestral pieces Anima was nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize in 1986, and Nenia (1986) was recommended by the UNESCO Rostrum of composers in Paris in 1988. She has received commissions from a number of national and international institutions, such as the Ultima Festival, The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Stockholm New Music, Musik-Biennale Berlin, BBC, Mirkk Art Forum and Ensemble Recherche. Her music has been performed in most European countries, USA og Japan.
A selection of works: Orchestra: Anima (1983), Nenia (1986), Cantos (1993). Runner’s Blues (symphonic winds, 2012). Chamber music: Flow (marimba). Right After (ensemble). Sorti (string quartet). vsprs (string trio).
Link to Åse Hedstrøm’s site at mic.no: http://www.listento.no/symfoni/kontakt.nsf/pub_e/per2000072113340936482948