When the music is moving
When movement is music
Where the beat becomes an impulse to dance
Where every note is a word in a story
A modern musician with tradition, where the keyedfiddle sounds like nyckelharpa and brings an earthy taste into genres other than the traditional music. Josefina Paulson embraces the instruments many possibilities, from the roots of the Uppland tradition, to its large crown of new infuences from other cultures. A musican standing grounded in her own tradition, exploring new territory .
In Delsbo 2008, Josefina was awarded the title ”riksspelman” (national folk musican) by the ZornJury with the motivation ”for playing the nyckelharpa lively and skillful, in the tradition of Uppland” In Västmanland, 2009 she received the Cultural Award from VLT on the ground ”Josefina IS music” 2011 Josefina received the ”Bror Hjorth Scholarship” with the jurys motivation ”technically brilliant, very committed performance on the nyckelharpa with both the preservation of cultural traditions and a gentle personal and creative rejuvenation” Josefina has a bachelor of music from the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, with the nyckelharpa as main instrument.