Synnøve S. Bjørset

She works as a freelance-musician and is a member of different bands such as Majorstuen among others. She has won several awards in competitions during the past few years, and done many other recordings. She was born in Jølster in the county of Sogn og Fjordane and studied folk music at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo. She has also studied with, and drawn inspiration from, some of the best-known and most outstanding fiddlers in the country, including Håkon Høgemo from Årdal in Sogn, Sigmund Eikås from Jølster in Sunnfjord and Finn Vabø from Bergen. Her debut recording is Ram.