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In the bag: Katariin Raska

Katariin Raska is Estonian multi-instrumentalist who plays torupill (Estonian pipes), soprano saxophone and jaw harp. Her work is based mainly around her instruments, their sound, histories and playing techniques. Katariin has strong background in choral music and wind orchestras. By chance, at the age of 15 she started learning Scottish highland bagpipes and from thereon, little by little, Estonian traditional music started to open up to her. The curiosity towards the Estonian bagpipe lead Katariin to study it formally....