About Karin

Karin was born in Rättvik, Dalecarlia and is currently living south of Stockholm. She has worked as a professional singer since 1999.

 

As well as performances as a solo artist and with various temporary projects, she works extensively with her established groups. With the folk song technique as her foundation she has developed a much broader repertoire that includes songs from jazz, pop, rock and musicals. She is also a singing teacher of individual students and groups, teaching both Swedish traditional folk music and the afro-American jazz tradition.

 

Selected concert appearances include Polarmusicprize and Right Livelihood Award, live performances on Swedish radio and television, tours in the USA, Japan, Taiwan, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, England, Scotland and Ireland.

 

Music Education

2002-2004 Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Music education program

1998-2002 Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Performance program, folk song

1994-1997 Upper secondary music school, Haraldsbo, Falun

Listen to Karin performing her specialty kulning [swedish traditional herding call] by a lake in the Swiss Alps: