Laura Jēkabsone is a composer, artistic director of vocal group Latvian Voices, professional singer, music teacher and a conductor.
Laura got her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music and she has gained experience internationally in many vocal workshops and composition competitions.
Lauras has composed the majority of Latvian Voices repertoire. Besides Latvian Voices, she is a well-known composer in Latvia and abroad. Her music has been performed by Latvian National Symphonic orchestra, State Choir “Latvija”, Riga Cathedral Choir School girls’ choir “Tiara”, a cappella groups “The Real Group” (Sweden), “Sjaella”, “Amarcord” (Germany), “Magi Ensemble” (USA), “Cantabile Voices” (Taiwan), “Incantare Coro Femenino” (Argentina) etc.
Since 2006 she works as an assistant conductor and vocal coach in one of the best amateur mixed choirs in Latvia - "Maska". Choir “Maska” has released her first author CD titled “Ziema” (Winter).
Laura is the composer of the first ever symphony written for Latvian traditional instrument "kokle”.
Laura Jēkabsone's sheet music publisher is “Musica Baltica”.