Scandia Camp Mendocino
Bengt Jonsson

Bengt Jonsson has been playing Swedish folk music since he was very young. Bengt is well versed in the music of Dalarna, as well as other parts of Sweden. He is an internationally recognized fiddle and cow horn player. In 2000, Bengt became a Riksspelman (National Musician) on cow horn when he was awarded the Silver Zorn Badge for his playing.

Bengt’s band, Jonssonlinjen, plays regularly for the Polskecirkusen, a dance group that he organized in his home region of Hälsingland Sweden. He has played fiddle for the annual Hälsinge Hambo Contest and the Polska Medal Testing. Bengt currently leads the Bollnäsbygdens Spelmanslag and directed Norrlandia Camp, a Swedish folk dance and music camp in Hälsingland, Sweden for participants from around the world.

Bengt will teach the Cow Horn classes.

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