Based in Boston and born on the Iron Range of Minnesota, Sara Pajunen is a violinist and composer working in various genres and forms. With training in classical music and contemporary improvisation, her output has touched folk, electro-acoustic, tango, and sound art. Known for projects surrounding her Finnish ancestry, Pajunen’s work approaches culture and tradition in progressive yet reverent ways.
"Extra elusive appeal..." (fRoots/UK) / 'Fresh, skillful and imaginative playing...' (Kansanmusiikki/FI)
"Something quite special..." (Strings Magazine) / 'An engaging and skillful fiddler...' (Star Tribune)