Ríkharður H. Friðriksson
He has composed extensively for electronic media, mainy multi-channel electroacoustic works and live electronics with electric guitar. His works have been performed all over the world, including festivals like ISCM, ICMC, Nordic Music Days, and Festival Synthése, Bourges. He is also a member of electronic improvisation group „Icelandic Sound Company“ and the punk group „Fræbbblarnir“.
Music festival affiliation
Artistic Director of the ART2000 computer music festival (2000) and Raflost festival of electronic arts since 2007.
Technical Director for i.e. Raflost Festival, Dark Music Days, Nordic Music Days and Tectonics Festival, as well as countless individual concerts.
1991-92 Post-Graduate in Composition, Royal Dutch Conservatory, The Hague
Main teacher: Clarence Barlow
1991-92 Course in Electronic Music, Instituut voor Sonologie, The Hague
1985-87 M.M. in Composition, Manhattan School of Music, New York
Main teacher: Elias Tanenbaum
1982-85 B.M. in Music Theory and Composition, Reykjavík College of Music
Main teachers: Atli Heimir Sveinsson & Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson
1980-85 B.A. in History, University of Iceland
1974-84 Classical Guitar study at Sigursveinn School of Music
2001- Iceland University of the Arts
1999-2000 Aalborg University
1995- Reykjavík College of Music
1988- Kópavogur School of Music