Winner of the Lepo Sumera Composition Award 2023, Age Veeroos obtained her master's degree cum laude in composition at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Tallinn in 2006 (under Eino Tamberg and Helena Tulve). In 2005/2006 she studied with Wolfgang Rihm in Karlsruhe Higher Music School.
She attended international composition courses including IRCAM Summer Course for composers in Paris (2004) and Centre Acanthes in Metz (2005), master classes with for example Salvatore Sciarrino and Georg Friedrich Haas. 2010, together with a 5-member team she took part and won the main prize in a music theatre project competition of Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin.
“As a child I learned piano, later I also took lessons with saxophone, double bass and early music singing practice. From the year 1995, for the first time I got acquainted with new music, composers like Boulez, Ligeti, and others, performed during Contemporary Music Days of Tartu - a very rare event in Estonia those days. This experience changed my life...
Today I work as composer and teacher of composition. I am member of Estonian Composers Union and Estonian Association of Electronic Music."