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Britt Pernille Frøholm / Bio

Britt Pernille Frøholm is a hardanger fiddle player from the west coast of Norway, and the traditional music from this area is her musical fundament. She has a MA degree in Traditional Arts from 2006 where she worked with contemporary music and researched new techniques for the hardanger fiddle, and has thus managed to create a distinctive signature in her way to perform on her instrument.

She is a versatile musician who during the last few years has released several critically acclaimed cd's in multiple genres, ranging from traditional folk music to free improvisation with jazz musicians.

In addition to her solo projects, she plays in the groups LuckyLoop, Friensemblet, Ensemble Epoché, arcticaEclectica, Frøholm/Tillung, BOREAS (Scotland/Norway), FACE THE BEAR (Norway/Sweden), and the Talay/Knutsson Project "Nye Toner i Nord" (Norway/Sweden/Denmark). Currently she's also doing a collaboration with the Indian fiddleplayer Sharat Chandra Srivastava.

General Info

Band Members
FACE THE BEAR, BOREAS, Fyst, FRØHOLM/TILLUNG, arcticaEclectica, NYE TONER I NORD, LuckyLoop, Ensemble Epoche
Artist Name
Britt Pernille Frøholm
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Contact Info

Oslo, NO