DatePlace / OccasionTopic
March 14th 2019The University of Huddersfield Music DepartmentA lecture about the Icelandic school of animated notation and my own work.
April 13th 2018Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik.A lecture about my opera Einvaldsóður for composition students and open to the public.
November 9th 2017Reykjavík Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts workshop. Composition-composing and arranging.
November 3rd 2017Society of Graduate Students at the University of Iceland.On Einvaldsóður the Opera or Poem on Monarchy.
November 2nd 2017Reykjavík Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts workshop. Composition-text and music
October 26 2017Reykjavík Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts workshop. Composition-general
January 27th 2017Dark Music Days 2017. Harpa, Reykjavík, Iceland.Lecture and panel discussion on Animated Notation. Hosted by Centre for Research in Music (CRiM - Iceland Academy of the Arts). Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir, Þráinn Hjálmarsson, Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir, Áki Ásgeirsson were also speaking and moderator Einar Torfi Einarsson.
October 1st 2016Nordic Music Days 2016. Harpa, Reykjavík, Iceland.A panel discussion about the instrument Lokkur and possible historical context. Centered around the work of Berglind María Tómasdóttir, hosted by Elísabet Indra. Bryndís Björnsdóttir and Karólína Eiríksdóttir were also speaking and Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir sang.
September 11th 2015Sölvhóll in Iceland Academy of the Arts in the CRU or Composer's Research Unit or L.A.R.M. (Lab for artistic research in music)Various topics about notating for the instrument called Halldorophone or simply Dorophone. My lecture is about the use of animated notation in the context of the Halldorophone.
March 27th 2015TGIF monthly lecture series at the Scandinavian Center in Winnipeg, Manitoba.Lecture on the Rímur epic song tradition in Iceland and its various appearances in modern context. The lecture ended with a performance by some attendants of the Rímur workshop.
March 8th, 15th and 22nd 2015The Scandinavian Center in WinnipegWorkshop on the Rímur epic song tradition in Iceland.
February 3rd, 5th and 10th 2015The course Icelandic Contemporary Culture in the Icelandic Department of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba (in Canada).Icelandic Music History, in a brief but broad context.
January 15-16th 2015Winter Akademie in Schloss Benrath, near Düsseldorf, Germany.Animated notation. Collaboration with CRUSH Ensemble, students of Christian Jerendriko in the design school in Düsseldorf and students from the Music Academy in Düsseldorf. Also presenting were Alwynne Pritchard and the one and only Dieter Schnebel. The hosts and organizers were Gerhard Stäbler and Kunsu Shim.
January 9th 2015Kvæðamannafélagið Iðunn (Icelandic Epic Chant Society) Gerðuberg, Breiðholt Reykjavík, Iceland.Lecture on the notation of Icelandic folk music in a regular monthly meeting of the over 80 year old Iðunn epic folk singing society.
January 8-9th 2015Ingunnarskóli, Grafarholt, Reykjavík, IcelandExperiment with animated notation in the classroom of music classes in Ingunnarskóli.
November 18th 2014Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavík. Lecture about my use of animated notation.
November 15th 2014National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavík.Lecture on the notation of Icelandic folk music in a symposium dedicated to the studies of Hreinn Steingrímsson on Icelandic performance of epic poetry called rímur or rímnakveðskapur.
October 3rd 2014Music Department at the University of Glasgow.Lecture along with Halldór Úlfarsson and Charles Ross on developments of applied technology in Icelandic Experimental Music and generally musical developments in and around Reykjavík.
August 28th 2014University of Maynooth, IrelandKeynote speech in the ISSTA convocation where I spoke about new musical developments in Iceland, surrounding the S.L.Á.T.U.R. collective. This included talk about experimental instruments and animated notation.
August 20th 2014Eiðar Composer Farm Workshop in Eiðar, East of Iceland.Lecture on my compositional worldview and working habits to participants in the Eiðar Composer Farm Workshop
Februrary 28th 2014Hugarflug conference on Education and Arts at the Iceland Academy of the Arts.Lecture on different ideas and issues around instrumental extensions and custom made instrumets using laser cutting 3d printing
February 26th 2014Composition Department at the Iceland Academy of ArtsLecture on 3d printed clarinet barrels and related possibilities
October 19th 2012Music Department at the Iceland Academy of Arts„Hrynur, klausur og hendur“ - A lecture about my own work.
April 16th 2011Listasafn Reykjavíkur or Iceland National GalleryLecture on different philosophical questions regarding notation in a series of lectures held by members of S.L.Á.T.U.R. as part of a sound art exhibition.