Steen Pade (b. 1956)

Steen Pade studied composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with Ib Nørholm, Per Nørgård and Karl Aage Rasmussen as his teachers, where he graduated in 1986. His work list mostly consists of chamber music works. Pade was chairman of the Society for the Publication of Danish Music from 1983 to 1988, music director of Aarhus Symphony Orchestra from 1989 to 1993. From 1993-2007 he was the President of the Royal Danish Academy of Music.