I studied classical violin as a child and quit playing when I was 18. As an adult I was an avid international folk dancer and did some teaching & performing of Balkan Dance. Ten years ago I began specializing in Scandanivian dance, but became fascinated with the Swedish fiddle repertoire. After 35 years of not playing at all, I began taking lessons again. I play a lot these days, as an amateur, mostly as a class fiddler and Spelmanslag (band) player. I am interested in learning other fiddle styles and am a big fan of classical music,especially opera.