Sofia Jernberg

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Sofia Jernberg (born 5 July 1983, Ethiopia) is a Swedish soprano, voice-artist, improviser and composer.[1]

Between 2002 and 2004, Jernberg studied jazz at Fridhems Folk High School. Later she studied for Per Mårtensson and Henrik Strindberg at The Gotland School of Music Composition. In 2008, she received the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's jazz award.

Jernberg is the leader (together with the pianist Cecilia Persson) of the chamber jazz group Paavo.[1] The group received the "jazz group of the year" award from Swedish Radio.

Jernberg is also working on the contemporary classical music scene, in which she serves as both singer and composer.[2] As a singer she has premiered pieces by composers such as Lars Bröndum. She was a soloist with Norrbotten NEO when they performed Arnold Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire.[1] Jernberg has composed for several established ensembles such as Duo ego and Norrbotten NEO.


  • 2010 - Canço del Paó (with Paavo) - Found You Recordings – FYR013
  • 2009 - Crochet (with Lene Grenager) - Olof Bright OBCD25 [3]
  • 2007 - Paavo (with Paavo) - Apart Records APCD008


  1. ^ a b c "Umlaut Records". Umlaut Records. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Sofia Jernberg | Svensk Musik". Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  3. ^ "Sofia Jernberg Discography at Discogs". Retrieved 2012-08-21. 

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