Žofka Kašparová, Czech Republic
A versatile flute player from Czech Republic, living in Gothenburg, Sweden for the past four years. Recently she’s done a four months trip to Australia, India and Sri Lanka searching for inspiration in both music and spiritual practice. Žofka started as a classical flute player, but found her passion in folk music and improvisation. She moved to Sweden and graduated there in “World Music” on Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg.
Žofka loves odd meters, experiments and fusions. She’s been a part of Etno Histeria Umeuropa Caravan 2014, Ethno Histeria and Rila Music Exchange in Bulgaria several times and she organized Prague Folk Marathon in 2013/14 together with Kieren Alexander. Currently she’s a part of various projects of various genres in Sweden (arabic, swedish, jazz, experimental,...) composing her own music and teaching.