Scandia Camp Mendocino
Sunniva Abelli
Sunniva Abelli is a Nyckelharpa player, singer and a composer of contemporary folk music with roots in Scandinavian traditional music. She graduated from a master program in Nordic folk music in 2015 and released her debut album FramÄt! in 2014. Abelli is known for her dynamic and danceable playing and for combining singing and Nyckelharpa playing with foot percussion and movements. She has also digged deep into the traditional style of VÀsterbotten region in the north of Sweden. Her teaching includes an ergonomic perspective on how to play the Nyckelharpa, as well as finding the groove of Scandinavian traditional dance music.

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