After primary studies of the classic violin she studied at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and graduated both as a folk singer and as a violinist. She is currently living on the island of Gotland, where she works as a teacher at the music program of Gotlands Folkhögskola. As a singer she performs both as a soloist and in various folk groups. She can be heard on CD with the folk group Toxa and in "Utlottningen" with swedish choir Allmänna Sången. Marie has on several occasions performed Karin Rehnqvist´s music, in Sweden as well as in Porto, Cologne and London (at Wigmore Hall). She also appears on Karin Rehnqvist´s CD LIVE.
Marie Axelsson SINGER
Marie Axelsson grew up in Ånge in central Sweden. With parents active on the local folk music and dance scene, she started playing the violin from early age.