The composer and sound artist Niels Roensholdt (b. 1978) has studied composition at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus (DK) with Karl Aage Rasmussen and Bent Sørensen and in Berlin with Helmut Oehring. His works include experimental operas, installations and chamber music.
Roensholdt has received commissions from a. o. Akademie der Künste (D), Sound Around Biennale, TRANSIT Festival (B) and The Danish National Opera. He was featured composer on the festivals Music Harvest 07 (DK), Happy Days 05 (N), Transit 08 (B) and Spor 09 (DK) and his music has been performed by a. o. Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin (D), Ensemble Intégrales (D), NING (N), BIT20 (N), Figura (DK), Reflexion K (D), Champ d’Action (B) and Ensemble Offspring (Au).
Niels Roensholdt has received scolarships from a.o. Danish Arts Foundation and Akademie der Künste. In 2009 he was given a three-year working grant from the Danish State.