Matilda Rolfsson

Matilda Rolfsson is a Swedish percussionist and improviser living in Trondheim. She is educated at the Institute for Music NTNU and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, London and has since been active as a freelance musician internationally, solo as well as together with dancers and musicians. Performers with whom she repeatedly associates through collaborations are pianist Lisa Ullén, vocalist Maggie Nicols; (Trio Generations) bassist Joëlle Léandre, pianist Elisabeth Harnik, percussionist Mark Wastell, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (Hidros 9), bassist Elsa Bergman (Playon Crayon) and seen and heard in several versions of Trondheim Jazz Orchestra as well as with dancers Marcela Giesche, Bára Sigfussdottir and Anna Westberg. As an artistic researcher PhD (Scholarship) at the Institute for Music NTNU, she is in the process of deepening her artistic praxis within the interdisciplinary interaction and expression between music and dance in free improvisation.