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Isa Holmgren

Folk singer and dancer Isa Holmgren holds her master concert, with Swedish and Norwegian traditional music.

Isa Holmgren

Isa Holmgren is a vocalist and dancer working in the field of traditional Swedish and Norwegian folk music and improvised music. With her background in the traditional dance scene her solo performances revolves around the asymmetrical rhythms and melodies of the fiddle music from the border regions between Sweden and Norway. Her music centers the voice and rests on the astonishingly accurate transcriptions of the sound and characteristics of the fiddle as well as on thorough research of vocal traditions. Her first solo record, the EP “Efter Eda” was released in 2019 at Ransäterstämman (SE) and was well received. She also works and collaborates with groups such as Staerna and The Aerialists. She has a bachelor degree from the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg (SE) and is residing in Oslo (NO) where she is pursuing a graduate degree in Traditional Nordic Folk Music at the Academy of Music.