video by Sara Pajunen / Film footage of the Green Dancers (1938 by Alan Lomax) courtesy American Folklife Center collections, Library of Congress / / © 2018 Nordic NOTES © 2018 And Say We Did /


Sara Pajunen (violinist and composer) has earned classical music degrees in both the United States and Finland and currently studies in the Contemporary Improvisation department at New England Conservatory (Boston). She has released six albums exploring ancestry, immigration, change and commonality. The most recent, Aallotar's Ameriikan laulu was released June 15, 2018 on Nordic Notes