Ole Faurschou

Part time teacher, Choir conducting

Artistic Experience
Newly appointed Conductor of the University choir 'Lille MUKO'

He has conducted a wide range of performances of passions and masses by Mozart, Bach, Händel and others, as well as a large number of symphonic works.

With his choir, ’Academic Choir Aarhus’, he has won numerous first – prices, including the award as ’Best Conductor’ at the 8. International Choir Festival in Beijing, and ’Grand Prix’ in Rome 2015, represending Denmark in the first EBU ’Choral of the year’ competition, and recorded several CDs, including on the label ’Naxos’.

He has conducted professional orchestras in Denmark, Holland, Germany, Poland and the Ukraine and toured most of Europe, in China and the United States.

He has worked as chorus master of ’The royal opera chorus’, conducted opera performances at 'The 2nd opera' and 'Opera in the Middle'. 

Numerous CD productions on Naxos, arrangements of danish songs, published on EWH and writer of several articles printed in 'Dansk Sang' 

Experience as a teacher
He is lecturer in music at The Royal Danish Conservatory of Music (DKDM) in Copenhagen, at The Danish National Conservatory of Music (SDMK), and in demand as a guest lecturer, instructor and juror in Denmark and abroad.

Teacher of the ’Malko conducting school’ at ’Danish Broadcasting Corporation’UDVALGTE

Education 
Made his debut as a conductor in 2003 from ’The Royal Danish Academy of Music’ after studies in the choir conducting class of prof. Dan-Olof Stenlund .

Is also a graduate of orchestral conducting at the ’Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien at prof. Uroš Lajovic.

Received in 2020 the Arne Hammelboe grant.