Maren Hallberg (1975) grew up in Copenhagen with a swedish mother and a danish father in a home with plenty of folkmusic from all over the world. Her passion for music and dance is the basis of her musical activities and she is a musician with deep empathy and depth. She is a master when it comes to expressive phrasing and the bellow on her accordion delivers a strong and rhythmical ground.
She has studied at the Folk department at Carl Nielsen’s music academy in Odense. ” Through folk music I have met a lot of different people and common for their folk music is that it has this soulful powerfulness. It has given me fantastic experiences. ” She is an active an versatile musician, who knows how to create an exciting and dynamic universe as she plays.
” Especially I am moved by Hallberg’s figurative accordeon playing Fyens Stiftidende Mai 2009, Poul Lendal
“In between the monologues Maren Hallberg’s impressive playing on the accordeon which with the mixture of ethnic folk and danish folk music reduces the cultural differences that is at stake in the (theatre) play much easier than thousand words” Fyens Stiftidende November 2006, Lene Kryger