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Kristina Edin

Kristina Edin, double-bass

Kristina Edin grew up in a family of musicians on a small island outside of Gothenburg in Sweden. She received her Bachelor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Rinat Ibragimov, continued by studies with Matthew McDonald at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. After having finished her academies in Konzerthausorchester Berlin and NDR Hannover, Kristina first worked one year as the principal double bassist in the Bielefelder Philharmoniker, followed by one year as the principal double bassist in the Dortmunder Philharmoniker.

Kristina is a sought after bass player and chamber musician in Germany, and has also been working as a principal double bassist in orchestras such as the Philharmonisches Orchester Kiel and the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen. She plays regularly with new concept chamber music groups and festivals such as the Podium Festival and Orchester im Treppenhaus, and is a member of the Kaan Bulak Ensemble. When in Sweden, she enjoys sailing and arranging folk music as well as classical music for the family orchestra Edin Consort.

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