Emilia Amper from Sweden is one of the leading nyckelharpa players in the world today and winner of the World Championships of Nyckelharpa 2010. She possesses a deep knowledge and love for the Scandinavian traditional music and an open-minded passion to experiment, compose and meet new music and cultures. She has a broad musical background and education and has played with different Swedish and Nordic folk music groups and artists, and also with for example Persian classical musicians, pop/rock and jazz musicians (such as Jon Lord from Deep Purple) and as a soloist with the world famous chamber orchestra The Trondheim Soloists. Emilia has performed concerts all over Europe, in North and South America, Asia and Africa, and is also a popular teacher and dance musician in Sweden and abroad. Her musical passions are polskas, bowing techniques, expression and dance groove, and her style of playing has been described as dynamic, elegant and groovy.