Anne Kilstofte (b. 1954) — Tomorrow’s Light (2005) for organ
Anne Kilstofte (b. 1954) was born in Arizona and educated at the Universities of Colorado and Minnesota. From 1995–2007 she was composer in residence and assistant professor at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota and completed several residencies sponsored by the American Composers Forum. In 2004 she was awarded a Fulbright Foundation fellowship to spend a year teaching composition in Estonia. Kilstofte has served as an adjudicator for Minnesota Music Educators Association, the Minnesota State Arts Board, Minnesota Music Teachers Association, the Minnesota Orchestra Student Concerto Awards, adjudicated and re-instituted the Eliza Drew Composition Prize of Hamline University, the Fulbright Scholars Program, and conducted the Search for New Music for the International Association for Women in Music.
“Tomorrow’s Light” was written in 2005 when the composer was in Estonia teaching on a Fulbright fellowship. It was premiered by organist Tiit Kiik at the Niguliste Museum and Concert Hall in Tallinn.