Biography: Anne Kilstofte From symphonic to solo works, elegiac or energetic, Anne Kilstofte’s music fills the room with illumination of color. Kilstofte, born in Arizona, has been highly praised for her vocal and instrumental work. Her work has been performed internationally to great acclaim throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America. She has received awards and honors from national and regional institutions throughout the United States including the American Composers Forum, the Jerome Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the Fulbright Foundation, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). She served as composer in residence and assistant professor at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, for twelve years, and recently completed a Faith Partners Composer Residency in Minnesota, her second through the American Composers Forum of Minnesota before moving to Arizona to devote herself to composition full-time. Her most recent international performances included a symphonic piece performed at the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, China and a large wind ensemble work premiered in Italy, by the historically prominent Carabinieri Band of Italy as well as choral performances in Canada and the Netherlands in 2008 and China in 2009.