Þórunn Gréta Sigurðardóttir (IS)
Þórunn Gréta Sigurðardóttir (IS)

Þórunn Gréta Sigurðardóttir is born and raised in East Iceland. She received basic musical education in piano and theory at music schools of Fljótsdalshérað and graduated Junior College Egilsstaðir. She studied piano performance, music theory and composition in Reykjavík College of Music and completed a pre diploma in composition. She furthered her studies in composition at Iceland Academy of the Arts completing BA in 2011. She is currently a student at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg, Germany, aiming to complete MA in composition in 2014.
She has attended several masterclasses in composition, piano performance and improvisation in Iceland and Germany including Internationale Ferienkurse für neue Musik in Darmstadt. She has composed concert music as well as music for installations, video art and animation in collaboration with Icelandic visual artists and poets.

Flightened is based on analytical observation on musical elements in the readings of cabin crews. The lyrics are citations from cabin crews and prophets. Everything is real and the story is true.