Grete Pedersen is a choral conductor and professor of choral conducting at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. She studied conducting with Kenneth Kiesler and choral conducting with Eric Ericson and Terje Kvam. Pedersen founded the Oslo Chamber Choir in 1984, and she led the ensemble until 2004. She has worked with the Berlin Radio Chorus, the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, the Swedish Radio Choir, the Netherlands Chamber Choir, the Netherlands Radio Choir, Pro Coro Canada, the World Youth Choir, the Danish National Vocal Ensemble, and the Bavarian Radio Chorus. She has also conducted choral works with the Oslo Sinfonietta, Ensemble Allegria, and the Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Pedersen has directed the Norwegian Soloists Choir since 1990, and they won the Choc de la Musique and the Prix d'Or from Diapason. Together, they have recorded for Simax and BIS.
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