COMPOSITION

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Going through details with 2nd violin at the Change Music festival 2019

photo Olof Grind

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Rehearsing Emilia's commissioned piece Till Reser Anna, part of Västerås Sinfonietta's Reflections on Visa från Utanmyra project 2020

photo Lina Nyberg

Emilia composes music for nyckelharpa, vocals, string ensemble, orchestra and choir. In addition to composing tunes on her nyckelharpa for almost 30 years and studying composing and arranging as a part of her Bachelor in Swedish folk music and Nordic Master in Folk Music, she has also studied composing (Western classical music) at the Music Conservatory in Trondheim.

She composes and arranges for her bands, for different orchestras both with and without her as a soloist in the performance, and also arranges music for workshops and courses where she is a teaching. She has been the teacher of arranging and composing for the Nordic Master in Folk Music students at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

Emilia Amper, Fredrik Gille and Västerås Sinfonietta lead by Cathrine Winnes - Spelpuma by Emilia Amper, arrangement by Emilia Amper and Karl-Johan Ankarblom

Västerås Sinfonietta - Till Reser Anna by Emilia Amper

Josefina Paulson, Emilia Amper, Annette Osann and Jule Bauer - Polska after Sven Donat, trad arrangement Emilia Amper

Emilia Amper och Anna Petrini - Pelti Auki by Emilia Amper

Emilia Amper on Luciamorgon on SVT with the song Ljus i mörkrets tid specially made for the occasion

Emilia Amper Band (Lena Jonsson on fiddle, Anders Löfberg on cello and Fredrik Gille on percussion) - Stora längtans polska by Emilia Amper