Source: Burning Ambulance.
The latest episode of the Burning Ambulance podcast features an interview with cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir. Thorsteinsdóttir was born in Iceland, and came to the US as a child; she received a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music, a Master of Music from the Juilliard School and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from SUNY Stony Brook. She’s currently a cello and chamber music teacher at the University of Washington, cellist for the Seattle-based chamber music group Frequency, and cellist and founding member of Decoda, the Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall. Her latest album is Vernacular, a solo disc featuring four compositions by Icelandic composers: Þuríður Jónsdóttir, Halldór Smárason, Páll Ragnar Pálsson, and Hafliði Hallgrímsson.