Ole Faurschou

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 orchestra conducting at the ’Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien at prof. Uroš Lajovic .

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 former choir, ’Academic Choir Aarhus’, he conducted several hundred concerts, 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’.  His present choir, ‘Universitetskoret Lille MUKO’ , is regarded as one of Denmarks leading choirs.

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

He has worked as chorus master of ’The royal opera chorus’, and conducted several operas.

He is very active in working with the musical education of children and young people. For many years, he conducted the symphony orchestra at OrkesterEfterskolen in Holstebro, and was behind the upstart of ‘Holstebro Music Classes’ and ’Jutland Youth Symphony Orchestra’. Board member of the largest chor organisation of Denmark, 'Korliv'. 

He is Teacher of the ’International Malko conducting academy’ at ’Danish Broadcasting Corporation’