At the Nordic Harp Meeting 2017, Katja Nyuppieva and Eeva-Kaisa Kohonen will together give a workshop “Finnish and Karelian lyrical songs and lullabies: melodies on kantele/harp, singing and arrangement“.
Katja Nyuppieva is a musician and folk dancer from Southern Karelia, now residing in Finland. Her background includes performing in many folk music and dance ensembles in Petrozavodsk, ethnomusicology studies in Petrozavodsk Conservatory, and a degree in kantele music from Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences.
At the Nordic Harp Meeting 2015 in Turku, Katja was teaching folk singing and songs of her native Livvi-Karelian tradition. (Read more)