Nordic Repertoire Bank


KVAST has as vision to start a new Nordic Repertoire Bank with works by women composers in the genre of Western Art Music from the Nordic countries. The database is… Läs mer

KVAST International


For many years, KVAST has had an international outlook. In earlier years, our main international partner was the Italian-based Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica. In 2016–2017, we established contacts… Läs mer

Knowledge and Inspiration


Link to KVAST:s Spotify lists. Youtube collection of interviews, concerts and more. Links, lists and tips by KVAST. Music theory examples by women composers.http://musictheoryexamplesbywomen.com/the-composers/ Statistics – Swedish music institutions 2016-2019… Läs mer



Repertoire Statistics for 21 Music Institutions in Sweden during the 2016–2017, 2017–2018, and 2018–2019 Seasons Read the report here (Swedish) Sweden’s publicly financed music institutions perform more than 100,000 minutes… Läs mer

Privacy policy


Vilka vi är Vår webbplatsadress är: https://kvast.org. Vilka personuppgifter vi samlar in och varför vi samlar in dem Kommentarer När besökare lämnar kommentarer på webbplatsen samlar vi in de uppgifter… Läs mer



Links, Lists and Tips


 About the Links ListDatabases and Composer BiographiesFestivals and Concert SeriesGroups, Projects, and Research Centers Around the WorldPodcasts & PeriodicalsRecommended!About the Links List Eager to learn more? We’ve got you covered…. Läs mer

Welcome to KVAST



The Repertoire Bank


A Unique Tool for Finding Music KVAST collects art music by women composers written for all instrumentations: instrumental and vocal, with or without electronics, works from different eras and countries,… Läs mer

KVAST Contact


KVAST • Kvinnlig Anhopning av Svenska Tonsättare www.kvast.org • e-mail: kvast@kvast.org • Facebook: www.facebook.com/KvinnligAnhopning CIN: 802443-6555



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Composing members of KVAST


Name in red – link to more information: Savannah Agger Sol Andersson Tina Andersson Kristina Aspeqvist Catharina Backman Carin Bartosch Edström Malene Bay Landin Ylva Lund Bergner Victoria Borisova-Ollas Kristin… Läs mer



KVAST is a nonprofit organization open to everyone, regardless of gender or background, who is in sympathy with our goals and wants to help us achieve them. The goals of KVAST are: To increase… Läs mer

The Gold Broom Award


The Gold Broom Award! KVAST has instituted its own prize, the Gold Broom Award (Guldkvasten). The award is given to an orchestra or a commissioner of orchestral music, chamber music/electroacoustic… Läs mer

About Kvast


The Swedish Association of Women Composers (Kvinnlig Anhopning av Svenska Tonsättare – KVAST) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise awareness for women composers and promote the performance… Läs mer