Village Harmony

Emma Björling

Emma Björling is one of the leading singers of Swedish folk songs performing these days. She is a member of the bands Lyy and Skye Consort with Emma Björling, as well as vocal groups Kongero and Baravox. She has also toured widely with the well-known Swedish folk band Ranarim. Emma has been performing in choirs since the age of six, and studied both jazz and classical music before returning to the traditional music she first heard her grandfather play on the fiddle. She teaches at a folk music college and at the Department of Music and Media in Piteå, conducts workshops in traditional Swedish music, and writes arrangements for choirs and vocal groups.