Emmy Lindström

(born in Linköping, 1984, resident Stockholm /Sweden), is a Swedish composer, violinist and mid-wife. She started playing violin at the age of five and wrote her first composition at the age of eight. She first studied violin with Päivikki Wirkkala–Malmqvist and Thomas Hall. At the age of 14 Emmy was finalist in RUM Solo Competition and the year after she received her first scholarship from the Royal Music Academy. Lindström continued her violin studies in 2003 at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg and after two years she to the Royal College of Music in Stockholm within the same program, where she studied with Cecilia Zilliacus. After some study breaks, to work in orchestras, Lindström got her Bachelor Degree in violin in 2009. Lately, she has studied composition on the Master Program at the same school. Lindström has a vast experience in different genres of music such as classical, theatre and folk. Her music has been performed on the Swedish stages Royal Academy, Nybrokajen 11 and Stockholm Concert Hall, and at several European venues such as Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Wien Musikverein, Barcelona L'Auditori, Paris Cité de la Musique and many others and her music has been broadcast on Swedish radio. Since 2005 Emmy has been the principal violinist in the orchestra at Östgötateatern in Norrköping/Linköping, where she also has had some acting roles, such as The Fiddler in Fiddler on the Roof. Emmy performs regularly with the Ariadne String Quartet, the Swedish Chamber Trio and as soloist. She often works in symphony orchestras around the country, such as Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and Camerata Nordica among others.
Selected works: Four nocturnes, 2011, for vl, pf, prem. 2012; Reflection - when I turned myself inside out, 2007, for cl, pf; Song about Em, 2006/2007, for cl quintet, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Tintomara, 2013, for fl, chit; Avsked vid havet , 2004, for mixed Coro, text Emmy Lindström; And in sad cypress let me be laid, 2011, for solo fl; Magnolia, 2009, for solo cl com. to soloist Emil Jonasson; In Memoriam, 2008, for str quartet; Sånger till Emelie, 2008, for fl, vl, vla, vlc; Zars svit, 2008, for vl, cl.
Publications direction: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB
Awards, selection: Scholarships from the Royal Music Academy; Anders Sandrews Foundation; Östergötlands Landstings Culture grant; Alice Babs Music grant; Marianne & Ary Paleys Foundation.

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