Karoliina has graduated as an etno musicologist and is finishing her artistic PHD in folk music department in Sibelius Academy. She specializes in laments, spells and yoik from Vienan Karjala. Karoliina teaches, performs as a solist and also with for example Tipsy Gipsy, Set’akat and the world famous Värttinä. Her international projects are with Paul Taylor OrCHestra in Switzerland and composition Karelia Joik together with Andreas Peer in Berlin Philharmonic hall. Karoliina’s singing can be heard in many movies, for example Rölli, Kätilö and Arn 1-2.
In Suden aika Karoliina sings and plays 10 string Kantele, Shakers and Swedish Härjedalspipa.
In her spare freetime Karoliina enjoys outdoors with her young Lapponian herder dog Hildegard.