Linda Tutas Haugen

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"Music of character and genuine beauty" -Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Superbly crafted...beautiful and often powerful..." -Opera Today

Linda Tutas Haugen earned a B.A. in Music from St. Olaf College, and an M.A. in Music Composition and Theory from the University of Minnesota. She has written music for a variety of vocal and instrumental genres, including chamber music, full and chamber orchestra, solo voice, choral, and opera. Haugen has received numerous grants and commissions, including awards from the American Composers Forum, the Bush Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, the Jerome Foundation, and Meet The Composer. Prominent commissions include a 25th Anniversary work for the San Francisco Girls Chorus using texts from the Diary of Anne Frank and a symphony orchestra composition for the National Kidney Foundation in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of organ transplantation. She recently completed an opera based on the true story of Pocahontas for the Virginia Arts Festival and the Virginia Opera commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the founding of Jamestown. Her works have been performed by a variety of professional and college ensembles, including the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Chiara String Quartet, North Carolina Symphony, St Olaf Orchestra, Magnum Chorum, and Northwestern College Choir.

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A Canticle of Blessing
SSAA, violin, chimes/bells/Tibetan Singing Bowls
Linda Tutas Haugen

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A Quiet Place from Songs of Hope and Promise
SATB Chorus, Organ
Linda Tutas Haugen

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An American Hymn Fantasy on "Wondrous Love"
Trombone, Organ
Linda Tutas Haugen

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An Empty Place from Transformations of Darkness and Light
Symphony Orchestra or Chamber Ensemble
Linda Tutas Haugen

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An Uncommon Hero
Symphony Orchestra
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Anne Frank: A Living Voice
Treble Choir, String Quartet
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Be Still and Know
SATB Chorus, Piano, Cello
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Breath of the Mountains: A Folk Suite
SATB chorus, Symphony orchestra
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Children of Light from Songs of Hope and Promise
SATB Chorus, Organ
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra
Alto Saxophone, Orchestra
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Domine Deus, Agnus Dei from Gloria
SATB Chorus, Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Gloria
SATB chorus, Symphony Orchestra
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Grandmother from Breath of the Mountains: A Folk Suite
Treble Choir, Piano or Optional Folk Music Ensemble
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Hinei Mah Tov: Two Brothers
Children's Choir, Chamber Ensemble
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Holy, Holy, Holy from Gloria
SSA, piano/harp, opt. 2 flutes
Linda Tutas Haugen

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I Cannot Forget You from Breath of the Mountains: A Folk Suite
SATB, two violins, piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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If I Am to Be Remembered
Soprano Aria with Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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In the Shadow, I Will Sing!
SATB Chorus, Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Invocation and Remembrance
Organ and trumpet
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Invocation and Remembrance for Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble
Linda Tutas Haugen

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It is the Silence from Anne Frank: A Living Voice
Treble Choir, String Quartet
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Laudamus Te from Gloria
SATB Choir, Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Lebenstänze
Symphony Orchestra, Solo Violin & Viola
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Let Us Sing!
SSA Choir, Viola, Bells
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Lizzie Lindsay from Breath of the Mountains: A Folk Suite
SATB Chorus, Piano, Optional Folk Musicians
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Love Duet from Pocahontas
Soprano and bass duet with piano
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Memoriã Tenere
Symphony Orchestra
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Pocahontas
Chamber Opera for 8 Soloists, Chorus, Native American Singers and Drummers, and Chamber Orchestra
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Psalm 42
Treble chorus or Two Solo Voices, Harp, Cello
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Songs of Hope and Promise
SATB Chorus, Organ
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Sunshine and Cloudless Sky from Anne Frank: A Living Voice
Treble Choir, String Quartet
Linda Tutas Haugen

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The Eternal God from Songs of Hope and Promise
SATB Chorus, Organ
Linda Tutas Haugen

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The Fable of Old Turtle
Chamber orchestra, Native American flute, Narrator
Linda Tutas Haugen

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The Garland Songs
Soprano soloist, Clarinet, Cello, Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Three Portraits
Alto saxophone, Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Transformations of Darkness and Light
Symphony Orchestra
Linda Tutas Haugen

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We Come Only in Passing
Soprano soloist, SATB chorus, Chamber ensemble
Linda Tutas Haugen

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We Shall Never Say Goodbye
Treble choir, Flute, Cello, Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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Will She Wish to Marry Me? from Pocahontas
Bass Aria with Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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You Are Worthy, Our Lord and God from Gloria
SATB Chorus, Piano
Linda Tutas Haugen

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City:
Burnsville
,
Province:
Minnesota
Country:
United States
Phone:
612-454-7117
Performing Rights Affiliation: 
ASCAP
Birthplace: 
Kenosha, WI, USA
Current Home: 
Burnsville, MN, USA
Education: 

-B.A. Music, St. Olaf College
-M.A. Music Composition and Theory, University of Minnesota

Grants and Awards: 

2012 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant
2010, Meet the Composer, MetLife Creative Connections Award
2008, 2009, 2010, ASCAPLUS Awards
2008, American Composers Forum, Subito Award
2007, Bush Foundation, Artist Fellowship Finalist
2007, 2008, Meet the Composer MetLife Creative Connections Award
2006, National Endowment for the Arts, for An Uncommon Hero, overture for MENC National Convention
2004, National Kidney Foundation, for Transformations of Darkness and Light, for Symphony Orchestra
1997, Jerome Foundation, Composers Commissioning Program

Residencies: 

2011, Minnesota State Arts Board, Artistic Partnership, 5-city tour of opera, Pocahontas
2004-2006, American Composers Forum, Faith Partners Residency, Twin Cities, MN
1999-2002, Meet the Composer, New Residencies Fellowship, Grand Forks, ND
1999-2000, American Composers Forum, Continental Harmony, McCall, ID
1997-1998, American Composers Forum, Rural Residencies, Grand Rapids, MN

Available for Workshops?: 
Yes, I'm currently available for workshops.
Available for Commissions?: 
Yes, I'm available for commissions.
Earliest Availability for Commissions: 
May, 2014