Klaksvík, Faroe Islands
Ólavur Jøkladal, born september 20th, 1952 in Klaksvík, is a Faroese choir director, composer, musicologist. In 1985 he co-founded Tórshavnar Kamarkór, which he directed for 10 years.
He has been very active in the Faroese music scene, especially with choir music. Ólavur has composed 4 works and has directed many choirs. In 1987 Havnarkórið & Tórshavnar Kamarkór released “Blátt” and in 1996 Tórshavnar Kamarkór released “Várlongsil”. Jøkladal directed these choirs and composed 2 of the works on “Várlongsil”.Other Contemporary Classical Music Composers: