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Soulful Voices Spring Concert 2019

On May 18th 2019, my choir Soulful Voices had our spring concert! Here’s some highlights from a wonderful night!

Last prep before the show…

Show time!


Soulful Kids!

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Soulful Teens and the adult choir.


So grateful for these amazing musicians who played all 18(!!!) songs without any complaints… well, they actually did comment on all my medleys, and I understand them :) Jonathan Alfredsson, Petter Alin, Douglas Hedström and Tobias Tagesson.

Thank you Soulful Voices for letting me lead you musically! I love working with you!

All photos by the talented Abraham Engelmark.



Soulful Voices - Stockholm City Hall

On the 25th of April, Soulful Voices Choir was invited to sing at SEMrush Awards at Stockholm City Hall, in the Blue Hall. Here’s some highlights from the evening!

We sang Shallow from “A Stars is Born 2018” and “We Are the Champions” by Queen.

Here’s some photos from the day. First we did a soundcheck and thorough practice on how fast we could get get down the stairs.

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Stockholm City Hall, with it’s spire featuring the golden Three Crowns, is one of the most famous silhouettes in Stockholm. It is one of the country’s leading examples of national romanticism in architecture.

The great Nobel banquet is held at City Hall. After dinner in the Blue Hall, Nobel Prize laureates, royalty and guests dance in Gyllene Salen, the Golden Hall, with its 18 million gold mosaic tiles. Doesn’t it look AMAZING!

The Golden Hall

Here’s my lovely choir Soulful Voices and some additions :) Since some of my singers couldn’t attend, I borrowed some talented people from the choir Drivved.

It was soooo hard to find a place to take a group photo where we could all fit in one shot, but we kind of did it :)

Getting ready to enter the stage…

Thank you to all my wonderful singers for an amazing performance! Now I can’t wait for May 18th when we’ll have our Soulful Voices concert!



Don't Let September Slip

Hi all!

How’s the weekend been? Mine has been really great, thanks for asking!

September is really such an amazing month. Years ago I even made a playlist called September with songs to listen to during September because I was so pumped (starting with Earth Wind and Fires “September” of course). September is to great to just slip away. I made a list with things that I think you should do before September is over.


1. Make that first move towards the new project you want to set into motion.

For me September, and the start of fall, means new beginnings. New ideas and inspirations sets in during summer, and I start making plans in August. Then, as soon I get back into work, my mind gets too busy and those ideas tend to fade. It’s easy to find excuses and find the time to get started with new projects. I find it so hard to make that first step sometimes. I’m guessing I’m not alone. But I think this fall could be different. Let’s dig up those ideas and set them in motion. Maybe it’s getting that renovation or home decorating project started, or getting a work-out rutin started. Maybe you want to start up a new business and need to take that first brave step towards getting started. Experts tells us to write down those plans and set dates and have time frames for when things should get accomplished. Instead of finding excuses for not getting started, let’s do just that.

2. Enjoy nature.

Number one was demanding, that’s why I think we should also just enjoy life and nature. Let’s take those long walks, sit outdoors with a coffee in our hand and just be in the moment. On Sundays I go to church and I deceied that I will, either before or after, take walks. It’s a must to enjoy before it get’s to crazy cold to be outside without layers and layers of clothes to prevent from dying from cold.

3. Don’t dress like it’s winter quite yet.

Okay, I love black, but can we wait just a little while before we wear all black, grey and beige? I was people watching a little bit yesterday, and I saw people in black outfits, and even in scarfs and mittens… Depending on where you live, if it’s not at freezing point, don’t go there just yet. I even think you could still use some of your colourful cute summer outfits and mix them with some fallish stuff. Like a dress over a pair of jeans. It still rocks.

4. Get yourself flowers and plants!

One of my favourite things about this season is the colours of all flowers, plants and trees. I struggle to find space for all the beautiful plants I buy, but I can’t stop myself. I have to have them. I’ll find them a place eventually.

5. Turn the TV off and get yourself a great book.

Why? Because I told you so! Seriously, there’s nothing like a great book, a nice cup of tea with some candles burning. That’s why we love the fall, right! It makes you sleep better too, to read before you got to bed. It’s an awesome way to relax when the demands of work and fall makes you stressed out.

Before I go, here’s some highlights from the weekend. Dressing up because I suddenly felt the need to, all in black although I just said I think we shouldn’t. Oh well..


…and dinner with this beautiful friend!




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