Ragnar Rasmussen is Full Professor of choir conducting at the Music Conservatory, University of Tromso, Norway. He is currently the conductor and artistic director of The University Choir Mimas (Tromso), Stavanger Symfoniorkesters Kammerkor (Stavanger, Norway) and international “Utopia & Reality Summer Academy” for young talented choral singers. Between 1999-2011 he was the conductor/artistic director of the chamber choir Vokal Nord (Tromso). In 2008/10 he was also engaged as conductor of the Norwegian National Youth Choir. In 2010 he was the conductor of the World Youth Choir. During the academic year 2007/08, Mr. Rasmussen was guest professor at the Academy of Music, University of Slovenia.